In my memo to the Prime Minister (http://www.shaunriordan.com/?p=290) I identified elements of a possible diplomatic strategy to secure an acceptable Brexit outcome for the UK. Here I want to explore to what extent digital diplomacy, or rather the tools of digital diplomacy, can be used to implement such a strategy. Much has been written
The potential role of social networks in election campaigns was first understood by the staff of US President Barack Obama in the 2009 elections, but they have proven their mobilizing force also in Romania in this year’s presidential race, after which Mr. Klaus Iohannis became not only the first man in state, but also the first
Alan Heil, publicdiplomacycouncil.org, February 13, 2019
“One Individual, One Community at a Time”
Roger-Mark De Souza narrates the success stories of citizen diplomacy at the First Monday Forum on Feb. 11.Imagine an American non-profit, non-partisan organization that reaches out to improve lives in cities, towns and villages around the globe. President Dwight Eisenhower first had that dream in 1956. It has now enhanced mutual respect and understanding through worldwide exchanges for more than seven decades.Roger-Mark De Souza, the new president of Sister Cities International, electrified an audience of public diplomacy [JB emphasis] professionals and scholars at George Washington University on a rainy Monday in one of the most heartfelt, moving and enthusiastic presentations of the season.“It’s amazing,” a Sister Cities volunteer in Montgomery County in Maryland told Mr. De Souza after returning a few months ago from a trip to a sub-Sahara African village. “They have so little and do..
Australia's public diplomacy [JB emphasis] is raising awareness overseas of our country—as a great destination for tourism and education, an advocate for global trade liberalisation, and a trusted citizen of the Indo-Pacific region. For detail on Australia's public diplomacy efforts, read the Public Diplomacy Strategy.Featured storiesPresentation of Australian artists at Beijing Media Art Biennale (BMAB) by UNSW Art & DesignBeijing Media Arts Biennale, will showcase the compelling work of Australian artists: Michaela Davies, Nancy-Mauro-Flude, Guy Ben-Ary, Helen Pynor, Ma14 November 2018 Categories: People-to-peopleRead moreFull Spectrum: An immersive multi-coloured lighting design installation at London Design Biennale 2018Flynn Talbot, a leading lighting designer, will create an engaging design installation in response to London Design Biennale (LDB) theme of 'Emotional14 November 2018 Categories: People-to-peopleRead moreShaun Parker & Company Middle East ..
The Global Ties Summer of Public Diplomacy series seeks to inform and advance understanding of the role of citizens in shaping international affairs. From July 17-18, this two-day series of events will help current and emerging public diplomacy leaders connect on global issues and advance U.S. civic engagement locally, nationally, and internationally.
Through tailored workshops, panel discussions, and social networking, the Summer of Public Diplomacy will convene a broad range of Americans who are increasingly leading U.S. public diplomacy efforts at home and abroad. This includes cultivating business and educational partnerships, hosting international visitors, and advocating for America's continued leadership on the global stage at the grassroots level.
Empowered citizens are key to building a globally literate workforce. Whether you are a young or mid-career professional, join us this summer as we explore ways to connect, lead, and mobilize a global network of..