Via linkedin [Please note: format of original entry slightly changed here, including absence of original photos, due to computer technical reasons beyond your blogger's limited knowledge; please refer to original posting for complete text/illustrations.] Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska Head, Political and Economic Section, Embassy of Poland in Israel There are diplomatic activities that require openmindedness more than anything else. Yesterday, together with fellow diplomats from several EU countries, I took part in a special tour to the Naqab (Negev) during which we had a chance to visit a Bedouin unrecognized village and a recognized township where we discussed various ideas concerning Bedouin l women empowerment and engagement into local businesses, activism and politics. The Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality and Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, funded by the European Union, organized the tour.
Thanks to DIG IN DIP and Sharon Singer http://digindip.com/2013/03/31/5-things-diplomats-should-avoid-on-facebook/#! March 31, 2013 Successful diplomats often become mini celebrities in the communities they serve. In addition to promoting their country’s interests and conducting diplomatic efforts using social media platforms, diplomats, being human, have their own personal Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts. Senior diplomats often have aREAD MORE
by Molly McCluskey When Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in 2008, its leaders focused on building a nation. But after the constitution was written, the banking infrastructure put in place and a parliament established, the leaders had to build, or rather rebuild, something else: its reputation. “I had a girl in summer school inREAD MORE