Diaspora diplomacy or the use of overseas expatriates and populations in the pursuit of diplomatic agendas is of long-standing, but possibly understudied. It has come up frequently when I have been teaching students in the Diplomatic Academy in Yerevan. The Armenian diasporas are an important part of Armenia’s diplomacy. It is undoubtedly true that diasporasRead more
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Deadline: 15 July 2019
The Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Small Grants Program.The Embassy has particular interest in projects that have a strong link to the United States and promote the teaching of English, benefit under-served populations, promote entrepreneurship, and promote the exchange of ideas between the United States and Malaysia including but not limited to the following areas of focus:Education and EnglishEmpowering women and youthTechnology and innovationStrengthen economic prosperityMedia literacy and media freedomCivic engagementInterfaith programsCombating extremismThe Embassy will only consider grants that have a significant American component or aspect in their proposal.Funding InformationMost grants conside..
Moscow expects more respect from Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Glaz in relation to Russian Ambassador to Minsk Mikhail Babich, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told Sputnik on Friday
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MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 15th March, 2019) Moscow expects more respect from Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Glaz in relation to Russian Ambassador to Minsk Mikhail Babich, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told Sputnik on Friday.
Earlier, Babich gave a big interview to Sputnik, in which he assessed the Belarusian-Russian relations and the work being carried out to determine the development paths for the Russia-Belarus Union State. In response, Glaz recommended Babich to “try to understand the specifics of the host country” and show some respect.
According to Glaz, “sometimes this style of work gives a much greater result than testing for oneself the role of an adherent of public diplomacy [JB e..
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Ambassador to Ireland, Dublin
Part of Brexit
2nd June 2020 Dublin, Ireland
A week in the life of Robin Barnett Many people have asked me how an Embassy can operate virtually. After all, diplomacy is something of a contact sport. The answer lies in a combination of good IT, a great team, lots of imagination and creativity, a network of contacts, a lot of hard work and, crucially, by recharging your mobile phone at every opportunity! Let me give you a practical example.
The publication of the UK’s approach to the Ireland / Northern Ireland Protocol last Wednesday made for a busy day for me and colleagues in Dublin as well as London, Belfast, Brussels and elsewhere. But the preparation had begun much earlier. Like most organisations, the British Civil Service has relied heavily on e-mail exchanges and face to face meetings when doing business. But preparing for and gathering reactions to the launch of our paper required a variety of secure technical solution..
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ATHENS, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2019) – Ohio University is among the top 25 public institutions in the United States in Fulbright scholars, Chronicle of Higher Education [JB: see text of Chronicle article below] reported recently.
Ten Ohio University students received 2018-19 Fulbright Awards in May 2018. That’s tied for 20th among public research institutions and tied for 40th among research institutions nationwide, tied with George Washington University, Penn State University, Indiana University, Temple University and Tufts University. The total is more than any other institution in Ohio.
“Ohio University students and alumni strive to make a difference in the world, and the Fulbright Award program provides a gateway to that service,” Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis said. “OHIO affords its students the opportunities to pursue their passions and visions academically and on the world stage, and it’s an hon..