- Public diplomacy
- 25th February 2020
Internet governance – understood by governments, private sector and civil society as the application of rules and procedures with regard to the internet – is a growing area of policy-making.
But in the second half of the last decade, digital and internet policy was increasingly dominated by realpolitik. Differing views on how the internet should, and can, be tamed and shaped abound – meaning wildly different digital policies in different countries, and real questions for governments in an increasingly interconnected world. As a result, issues surrounding internet governance have come into sharper focus – with national interests and power struggles becoming increasingly obvious.
The most recent example was accusations that the United States is trying ..
Popular Music and Public Diplomacy: [JB emphasis]: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Perspectives – Popular Music (Paperback)
Sina A Nitzsche (editor)
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350 Pages / Published: 15/01/2019 […]
In the early years of the Cold War, Western nations increasingly adopted strategies of public diplomacy involving popular music. While the diplomatic use of popular music was initially limited to such genres as jazz, the second half of the twentieth century saw a growing presence of various popular genres in diplomatic contexts, including rock, punk, reggae, and hip-hop. This volume illuminates the interrelation of popular music and public diplomacy from a transnational and transdisciplinary angle. The contributions argue that, as popular music has been a crucial factor in international relations, its diplomatic use has substantially impacted the global musical landscape of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
state.gov; see also re Nauert's position at the State Department
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DECEMBER 4, 2018Excerpt:ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS MARIE ROYCE 3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Royce meets with the Council for Global Equality, at the Department of State.(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) …DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERTSpokesperson Nauert accompanies Secretary Pompeo on travel to Brussels, Belgium from December 3-5. Please click here for more information.
Being familiar to the United Nations system and conference diplomacy is a prerequisite for working effectively in this multilateral environment. Our courses in this topic cover introductions to the UN, its principal organs and their functioning, conference diplomacy, UN Protocol, and many more. Introduction to Conference Diplomacy Face-to-Face Governments and increasingly other actors such as
By Sean Coughlan
BBC News education and family correspondent28 November 2018Share
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The number of new international students enrolling at United States universities and colleges went down by almost 7% last year, according to official data published this month.It's the second year in a row that the number of new international enrolments in the US has declined, denting a market worth £42bn (£33bn) to the US economy last year.Prof Simon Marginson, of Oxford University, an expert on trends in international students, says there is “little doubt” this downturn is related to the Trump administration.He says it's a combination of the anti-immigration messages putting off applicants and the tightening of the student visa system.'Political environment'The International Institute of Education, which gathers the annual data, asked potential recruits about reasons for not studying in the US, and found a mix of politics, practicalities and cost. ..