The below message was distributed to members of the public diplomacy community via e-mail on Feb. 18, 2014 by the State Department. On my first morning as Under Secretary, I wanted to reach out to our many friends and partners who extend, amplify and inform our public diplomacy. You are valued stakeholders in the public
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“Why isn’t there a coordinated orchestra with the IDF contributing rather than leading the effort?”
Editorial, The Jerusalem Post,December 22
Image from article: Danny Danon [see] with a map of Hezbollah tunnels in front of the UN Security Council, December 19th, 2018. (photo credit: screenshot)
Last week, ahead of a UN Security Council debate on the Hezbollah attack tunnels Israel has discovered along the northern border, the IDF launched a media campaign and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] blitz to shake up the world.
CNN was given an exclusive story. Its reporter was brought to one of the tunnels and allowed to drop a camera inside to take never-seen-before footage. One of the officers in the IDF Spokesperson’s Office put out a video in English calling on Lebanon to take action to reign in Hezbollah and prevent another war.
It was a nice attempt but ultimately it did not succeed.
The Security Council met on Wednesday and failed to issue an unequivocal condemnation of Hezbollah or Leb..
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According to the head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Alexander Bugayev, they were interrupted due to some reasons
PYONGYANG, November 18. /TASS/. Russia and North Korea are considering plans of stepping up cooperation to organize youth exchange programs, Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Alexander Bugayev said on Sunday.
Bugayev said he plans to discuss with Pak Chol-min, First Secretary of the Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League, who is in charge of youth policy in North Korea, the idea of “intensifying youth exchange programs, including exchanges between the leaders of youth organizations and youth movements.”
According to the official, Russia and North Korea began youth exchanges a long time ago, but they were interrupted due to some reasons.
The current visit of the Head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Youth Affairs to Pyongyang is held for the first time in the history of bilateral relations. Bugayev expects that this w..