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Treasures of New York: Institute of International Education
Premieres Thursday, February 28 at 8 p.m. on WLIW21
Premieres Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. on THIRTEEN
Streams nationally on wliw.org/treasures and THIRTEEN OTT Apps
The Institute of International Education (IIE), a non-profit based out of New York City, has made a global impact by changing the lives of thousands of students, rescuing hundreds of imperiled scholars, and setting the course for a brighter future. In celebration of its centennial, Treasures of New York: Institute of International Education will trace the history of this distinguished organization, shedding light on its major accomplishments over the past hundred years to promote international education and empower the global exchange of ideas. From managing some of the world’s most prestigious scholarships, to its programs that support scholars in crisis, viewers will get an in-depth look at the work of this organization, and learn ..
***THE DAILY PUBLIC SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***DEPARTMENT OF STATE
JANUARY 29, 2019Royce image fromExcerpt:ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS MARIE ROYCE2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Royce chairs the U.S.-Algeria Education and Culture Working Group, at the Department of State.
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Allison Kaplan Sommer, haaretz.com
Adopting a sympathetic tone, the Israeli prime minister is reaching out to the Iranian public online and telling them he feels their pain
An Iranian cleric walks past the old main bazaar in Tehran, July 23, 2018.Ebrahim Noroozi/APTrump says would meet Iranian leaders 'anytime with no preconditions' Netanyahu is optimistic about Iran exit from Syria. Top brass in Israel are less convincedPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been intensifying the frequency of his public outreach to Iran, in a kinder, gentler social media campaign that stands in contrast to President Donald Trump’s recent round of Twitter saber rattling.
Whether Iranian citizens appreciate or reciprocate the concern for their well-being expressed in the four videos the Israeli premier has posted on multiple social media channels – complete with Farsi subtitles – is difficult to gauge.
This is a tough story. But you need to hear it
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–Elimination of the Cold War-founded/USG-funded United States Information Agency (USIA) (1999); its function integrated into the State Department; see
–Creation of a State Department Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public affairs, an often vacant post with no current employee, the last one of whom stated (1)
–Denigration of the “public diplomacy” function within the State Department hierarchy, especially in the field [this is a personal comment (ca. 2012) from someone who had the privilege of being a PD dip for some twenty years (2)].
–Proliferation/academisation of college programs on public diplomacy; but what “real jobs” will these earnest grads get after borrowing for tuition fees? See.
–Privatization of public diplomacy: Let business “do” it. At whose expense/ investment? The consumer?
–Modification/elimination of the adjective preceding “public diplomacy,” formerly modified (but not always) (see “Diplomacies, from Public to Pubic”)