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Job Category [:] Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory [:] Political
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The Press and Political Officer is an exciting, vital role for the UK government in Nepal. The Officer will provide high-quality political analysis to the UK Government in Nepal and London on a range of domestic and regional issues, and lead press and communications for the Briti..
Eva Kaili. Photo Courtesy of Eva Kaili Simply put, President Barack Obama made it necessary, and cool, for politicians to use social media. The success of his 2008 and 2012 campaigns have been analyzed thoroughly by authors like Sasha Issenberg, and, will no doubt be studied and referred to for decades to come. But Read more
Photos: Curtis Chase Hair Stylist: Dana Alexander Designer (clothing): Claudia Pegus Make-up: Kirk Thomas There is nothing terribly complicated about Joanne Brooks, she simply decides what she wants, goes out and gets it. These words were written in 1998 by Rosemary Stone, then Fashion Editor of the Express, when she interviewed Brooks as a high Read more
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Countries such as Israel now realize they need to engage in public diplomacy [JB underlining] as well as foreign diplomacy, and in place branding, not just political advocacy, says Elie Ofek.
The 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding last year stirred reflection about the country’s image, values, and position in the world among everyone from former diplomats to Hollywood actors.
Despite efforts to portray Israel as modern and safe, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the country’s complicated history still dominate public consciousness. Memories of failed peace talks tend to loom larger than Israel’s image as a startup nation. Thousands of Instagram posts from Tel Aviv’s gay pride festivities or the buzz from winning the recent Eurovision song contest may not be enough to overcome decades of TV footage of soldiers and tanks that linger in the mind.
To Harvard Business School marketing professor Elie Ofek, it’s more proof that ..
In this age of rapid-fire peer-to-peer connectivity, the Pakistan embassy is still boxed in in the world of achingly slow government-to-government negotiations. Antiquated forms of diplomacy still dominate “The qualities of a diplomat are sleepless tact, unmovable calmness and a patience that no folly, no provocation, no blunders may shake” — Benjamin Franklin. The digital Read more