Our round-up of news, notes, tips, and Tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Ambassador Victor H. Ashe posted his four proposals for reforming the BBG. As a former three year Board member, I fully agree with Secretary Clinton’s criticisms. The BBG suffers from a lack of focus, insufficient accountabilityREAD MORE
2014 promises two gigantic venues for sports diplomacy. Will it be a landmark year for the field, or a tragic one? The 2014 Winter Olympic games begin in a little less than a month at the time of writing this article. They will be located in Sochi, Russia, which is a tiny Russian resort townREAD MORE
Our round-up of news, notes, tips, and Tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Dear gastrodiplomacy addicts, you’re welcome. As part of a promotion for the Sydney International Food Festival, the advertising agency WHYBINTBWA designed 18 national flags using foods each country is commonly associated with and that would alsoREAD MORE
By Amanda Allison, Intern at FleishmanHillard, Washington DC According to a panel of experts at last week’s Digital Diplomacy Coalition’s event on Economic Diplomacy, social media has the power to engage and prevent eyes from glazing over—even when the topic is complex and traditionally uninteresting. The Digital Diplomacy Coalition (@digidiplomats) held a panel discussion titledREAD MORE
Daniel Birdsall, February 26, 2019, sites.tufts.edu/fletcheradmissions
If you’ve poked around our website enough, or otherwise have more than a passing familiarity with Fletcher, you’ve likely come across the term “public diplomacy” [JB emphasis] at some point. While it mostly makes intuitive sense to me, I’ve rarely stopped to think specifically what we’re talking about when we refer to public diplomacy. An interesting piece of web content recently trickled down to me by way of one of Fletcher’s longest-tenured faculty members, as well as our Dean of Admissions, which I thought worth sharing. At the risk of becoming an irksome content regurgitator, I’d encourage readers to check out this recent post by former diplomat and current blogger John Brown. Brown highlights the work of Edmund Gullion, a former NATO SACEUR and Dean of The Fletcher School in the 60s and 70s (a general career path shared by our previous Dean, Admiral James Stavridis). Searching for a descriptor for the way natio..
Alaskai Moore Johnson, frontpageafricaonline.com
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MONROVIA – The 2019 edition of the China Africa Press Center program has opened in Beijing China with a challenge to African Journalists to help erase any myth about china and report the true story about the People’s Republic of China and its people.
Under the China Africa Press Center program, thirty four (34) African journalists have assembled in Beijing China for a ten month study in the People’s Republic sponsored by the China Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Association under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The thirty African Journalists have also being joined by sixteen (16) other journalists from Asia and the South Pacific under the China Asia Pacific Press Center program.
Speaking Wednesday at the joint opening of the China Africa and Asia Pacific Press Center program in Beijing, the Vice President of the China Public Diplomacy Association Hu Zheng Yue described China as a brother and partner to Afri..