How do you Define Terrorism? What are your Justifications for this Definition? In 1956 political theorist and philosopher Walter Gallie delivered a paper to the Aristotelian Society in which he coined the term “essentially contested concept.” In Gallie’s words, these are “concepts the proper use of which inevitably involves endless disputes about their proper usesREAD MORE
Twitter is not only the fastest growing form of social media around, but also a veritable initiation to digital diplomacy for most ambassadors around the globe. Indeed, 140 characters have changed the way we see the world. It has changed how foreign policy is shaped to better respond to new international challenges. In ancient Rome,READ MORE
Earlier this week, APCO Worldwide and Diplomat Magazine hosted a well-attended breakfast event in London, featuring Matt Bostrom, social media expert and senior director of APCO Online, as the guest speaker. Matt shared his insights on how diplomats, embassies and governments could best use social media to achieve their communication goals. Here are his tenREAD MORE
Katinka Barysch Katinka Barysch is Director of Political Relations at Allianz SE. FEB 11, 2014 MUNICH – Most people used to think of the Internet as a force for good. It was supposed to allow us not only to shop, stay in touch with former classmates, and find a new sushi restaurant; it was alsoREAD MORE
JOBfrom Palladium International
Closing date: 25 Jan 2019Project
The Pacific Labour Scheme and the Seasonal Worker Programme are two employment programs sponsored by the Australian government, which allow citizens of Pacific Countries to take up low and semi-skilled work opportunities with Australian employers in certain locations and industries. These programs increase circular labour mobility within Pacific countries, which builds people-to-people links and supports increased economic growth, employment and investment across the region.The Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) facilitates the connection of Australian employers with Pacific workers for both these programs. The facility also provides continuous support to Pacific workers who are taking part in the programs. The PLF will act as trusted intermediary in connecting Australian employers with Pacific workers and in its partnerships with Pacific countries, the private sector and other stakeholders. The PLF is man aged b..
Stuart Holliday, stamfordadvocate.com
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[R]ecent data (Kauffman 2018 State of Entrepreneurship in the U.S.) shows that American entrepreneurs overwhelmingly feel unsupported by the government. Around 80 percent of startups and older businesses (five years or more) did not receive government support to launch their enterprise — despite 98 percent of American firms having fewer than 100 employees (Census Bureau’s 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs). This funding gap indicates the strong need for entrepreneurs to look beyond government channels in order to cultivate the expertise and experience to build innovative and economically vibrant societies.
Nonpartisan institutions like Meridian International Center [JB – see] help bridge this gap through global leadership programs and training initiatives that fuse together entrepreneurial thought, leadership development and multicultural understanding, all in one place. Historically, leadership programs ha..
Israel's Foreign Affairs Min.Published on Jan 14, 2019
Confronting Online Hate: Tech and Government in Conversation Noam Katz, Senior Deputy DG for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis], MFA
For the first time Diplomat Magazine and the Diplomatic Council shall present the Global Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis]Award, in Frankfurt. The award constitute a recognition of the efforts of heads of diplomatic missions and other dignitaries to promote strategic diplomatic engagement vis-à-vis state as well as non-state actors.The Public Diplomacy Award will recognise both top diplomats and other members of the international community; in charge of the selection of the laureates are a group of members of the diplomatic corps and academia.The award consists of state-of-the-art hand-made prism with the crafted name of the recipient. He or she becomes an honourable member of the Diplomatic Council. The Diplomat Magazine and the Diplomatic Council will promote the accolade on the international stage.The Global Public Diplomacy Award will be launched during a festive gala in Frankfurt on February first. It will presented by H.E. Buddhi Athauda, Ambassador of Sri Lanka..READ MORE