Alex Oliver, The Interpreter
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Comparisons are inevitable. …Foreign Minister Marise Payne’s speech comes after a concerted run of major foreign and defence policy speeches, each laden with announcements as the major parties joust in unofficial campaign mode running up to the 2019 federal election. …The New Colombo Plan: this was a signature initiative of Payne’s predecessor and an effective public diplomacy [JB emphasis] Australians’ Asia literacy by supporting scholarships for students to study and intern in the region.The Government’s broadcasting review and Foreign Affairs’ review of Australia’s soft power in the region weren’t mentioned in the speech. In answer to a question on them, Payne referred to the government’s plans to work with commercial partners to increase access to Australian content in the Pacific. Wong referred specifically to the cutting of public broadcasting to the Pacific and the need to remedy it. …
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A Notice by the State Department on 05/09/2019; [original article contains links].
The official designation of this advisory committee is the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. [JB emphasis]
The Commission was originally established under Section 604 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended, and under Section 8 of Reorganization Plan Number 2 of 1977. It was reauthorized pursuant to Section 702 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114-323), which amended the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (22 U.S.C. 6553) and re-authorized the Commission through September 30, 2020.
The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and ..
Place Branding and Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] (2017) 13, 101–106. doi:10.1057/s41254-017-0057-7
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[T]he components of the Italian cultural heritage image play a fourfold role with respect to national products and services: (1) a general umbrella role across different categories of products and services characterized by similar core beneﬁts (in this case the item aesthetics and beauty serves as an umbrella for products and services characterized by a highly aesthetic consumption experience such as tourism, arts, clothing, shoes, cars, etc.); (2) a speciﬁc endorser role for certain types of products or services that are more directly connected to certain cultural heritage components (such as the combinations painting and sculpture [;] fashion; architecture [;] design and furniture); (3) a product brand role for product categories that are perceived as‘‘direct components’’ of the national cultural heritage (such as food, which is not only a pro-duct..
(AGENPARL) – Rome lun 03 dicembre 2018Nieuwsbericht | | 17:07 The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Prague
Embassy image (not from entry) fromThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.Job categorySenior Policy Officer Culture, Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis]and Press AffairsJob Description (Roles and Responsibilities)The Netherlands Embassy in the Czech Republic is part of a worldwide network of diplomatic missions, representing Dutch political, economic, cultural and consular intere..
High-profile political events have scholars, practitioners, and observers wondering how diplomatic approaches can be better crafted for a world full of new threats and problems. Track II and Track III approaches to diplomacy have been most successful when traditional diplomacy fails. There have been new and numerous attempts to develop new approaches to combating