Embassy of the United States in Tokyo
Deadline: 31 July 2019
The U.S. Embassy Tokyo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Small Grants Program.PAS Tokyo invites Statement of Interest (SOI) for projects that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.Priority Program AreasU.S. – JAPAN BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP: Programs that seek to explain U.S. policies, culture, and values to Japanese audiences, resulting in a positive impact on the bilateral relationship.REGIONAL SECURITY: Programs that address issues of re..
Jun 29, 2019
Sponsor: Dept of State US Mission to India
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(link sends e-mail) Updated Date: May 8, 2019Email this(link sends e-mail)Promoting Diversity and Tolerance through Interfaith and Interclass Community Service Projects –
The grantee will work with local partners and the consulate to identify up to 500 youth, aged 12-25
from different cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds, to participate in the program to be held in a secondary city in one of the following four western Indian states.
Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai (PAS Mumbai)
Grants.gov https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315368(link is external)
deadline June 29, 2019Organize Conference “Opportunities for U.S.-Indian Higher Education STEM Collaboration”
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Are foreign powers working to influence domestic public opinion? Do their approaches differ from political parties? From each other?
Come join Will Stevens, Director of the Public Diplomacy Division, Foreign Service Institute (U.S. Department of State), for a discussion of the practice of public diplomacy, globally, today.
Will will focus on “Adversarial Narratives” and their use by states, non-state actors, and domestic political parties. He’ll also speak about his work training U.S. diplomats to represent the United States in challenging times, American influence around the world, and how public diplomacy intersects with disinformation, social media, and Hybrid/Gray Zone warfare.
Open to the extended Harvard community, including all Harvard schools, alumni, and neighboring universities
This event is part of the “Misinformation Speaker Series,” and is co-sponsored by the Shorens..
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The diminutive leader leaves behind very big shoes to fill in (image from article)
Indian diplomats in overseas missions had taken to sleeping with their cellphones switched on. Sushma Swaraj, the former external affairs minister (EAM), had the habit of calling—regardless of the time difference—if she got a tweet or heard that an Indian was in distress. Overnight, the ministry of external affairs (MEA), which had earlier left public diplomacy [JB emphasis] to the ministry of overseas Indian affairs (MOIA), had to become much more hands on. The MOIA, not surprisingly, was soon dissolved and subsumed by the MEA. “I do not sleep. I do not let Indian envoys sleep,'' quipped Swaraj at a press conference once. But it was more than just a light-hearted remark. It was the way she worked. And it will be this personalised stamp of diplomacy which will be missed at the ministry, mission..
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