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January 29, 2019Closing Date:
July 15, 2019Award Ceiling:
$75,000Funding Instrument Type:
U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section FY 2019 Annual Program Statement (APS) Large GrantsView original postingDescriptionThe U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Grants Program. This Annual Program Statement outlines our funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedure for submitting requests for funding. Applications for programs are accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline (July 15, 2019). This deadline is necessary to provide sufficient time to process and award programs before the end of our fiscal year on September 30, 2019. Purpose of La..
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepts the resignation of his international media spokesman, David Keyes.
Keyes took an open-ended leave of absence in September, due to multiple accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior.
In a statement, Netanyahu thanks Keyes for his “great contributions” to Israel’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis] efforts, and says his explanatory videos about the country were “groundbreaking.”
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[JB note: Original document contains different lettering/spacing from the below entry (JB suggestion: please refer to the original document on the above-cited link).]
AMENDMENT NO. [llll] Calendar No. [lll]
Purpose: To require the Chief Executive Officer of the United
States Agency for Global Media [JB: see] to submit a quarterly
report to Congress regarding employees who have been
placed on administrative leave for more than 45 days
without a formal disciplinary determination.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—115th Cong., 2d Sess.
To amend the United States International Broadcasting Act
of 1994, to avoid the duplication of public diplomacy [JB emphasis]
programs and efforts, to improve the research and evaluation
of public diplomacy, and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on llllllllll and
ordered to be printed
Ordered to lie on the table and to be printed
AMENDMENT intended to be proposed..
Sohaela Amiri, pacificcouncil.org
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Nelson Mandela may have died on December 5, 2013, but his legacy lives on. He changed the image of South Africa from that of a country despised for its atrocities to a “Rainbow Nation” (Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s term) that protects and promotes human rights and democratic values. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that “the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) established under Mandela’s leadership remains a model for achieving justice in societies confronting a legacy of human rights abuses.”Mandela’s government enhanced its image, legitimacy, and international influence through the power of “attraction and co-option rather than coercion,” to borrow Joseph Nye’s terms. In the late 1980s, when political figures in the United States were still insisting that Mandela’s greatest contribution was “where he stood in the standoff between Washington and Moscow,” millions of Western citizens insisted that the South Afri..
China will produce its first batch of certified “online public opinion management specialists” by way of a week-long training course and a standardised test, reflecting the depth of the government’s obsession with controlling the flow of online information. Training leaders to manage public opinion online “has become an enormous task facing all levels of the