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uncaptioned image from entryFor Lionel Rogers, returning home to Fiji after a four-month exchange program in the United States has invigorated him to help address mental health challenges for Fiji’s youth.Lionel’s long history of work and deep passion to improve mental health and prevent suicide led him to apply for the Community Solutions Program (CSP), a four-month exchange program learning from community organizations in the United States.“I saw the Community Solutions Program as the perfect opportunity to hone my skills as a leader in the mental health sector. My experience in new cultural setting changed my perspectives of the United States and also evolved my knowledge and skills in working with people of diverse cultures.”The U.S. Embassy’s Regional Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Officer Rebecca Archer-Knepper said, “The CSP is a unique type of exchange experience which allows NGO specialists from around the world to sp..
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Wariness of political correctness and distrust of intellectuals has led to the proliferation of “post-truth” or “fake news”. That has made it more difficult to distinguish between the role of public diplomacy and outright propaganda. How the United States leverages its soft power could define Washington’s relations with key allies worldwide, including Japan. Join us for a discussion on the outlook for public diplomacy [JB emphasis] between Japan and the United States, and the challenges of political communications amid rapidly changing perspectives on national identity.
Yasushi WatanabeJapan ScholarProfessor, Keio UniversityCraig HaydenDiplomatic Mastery Program Coordinator, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Dept. of State
Image from article, with caption: Dr. WASK with Iv. Savvov, Founder, Managing Partner Europe Business Assembly, Oxford, UK
Being an entrepreneur can be challenging, rewarding, frustrating, satisfying, disappointing, and exhilarating.
Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise.
The high entrepreneurial skills in Dr. Williams Anarfi Sarpong popularly called Dr. WASK has caught the attention of the Europe Business Assembly and as such have been appointed the EBA Ambassador to Ghana and West Africa.
The Europe Business Assembly is a multinational research and analytical center of image technologies, PR projects and international cooperation programmes in various spheres of human activity.
The center was founded in 2000 in Oxford (Great Britain). It had founders who were scientists of universities and heads of commercial structures and public organizations of old Europe, who work ..
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