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Guest blogger for UK in North Macedonia
Part of Chevening Conversations UK in North Macedonia
3rd December 2019 Skopje, North Macedonia
Greening the Macedonian environmental behaviour: Let’s try a proven approach It is that time of the year again. The air gets foggy and our vision blurry, but ironically, this is the time when we can clearly see (and smell) our most critical issue. According to the World Health Organization, around 2,574 deaths annually can be attributed to the air pollution. In addition, the World Bank has calculated a 250 million EUR price tag that this problem brings to our economy, which represents a cost equal to significant 3.2% of the GDP.
In a true reflection of Chevening values, the Macedonian Chevening Alumni Association achieved to bring its expertise and network into play, aiming to address this grave issue. The “Greening Western Balkans’ Environmental Behaviour” conference approached environmental behaviour f..
What does it take to be a successful diplomat? How has the profession changed and what shape will diplomacy take in the future? Jorge Heine, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and Chair of Global Governance visits Inside the Issues to discuss the new book, “The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy” and to share insights on the practice
Northeast Asia: A Public Diplomacy Vision
Oct 10, 2018
In June, CPD Director Jay Wang participated in South Korea's 2018 Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, where he spoke on a panel that discussed public diplomacy across Northeast Asia.
During the event, Wang emphasized the prevalence of non-state actors as key players in public diplomacy and acknowledged that, as audiences and platforms change, there is a need to make public diplomacy more strategic.
“This is actually the moment when we are trying to figure out, what is the 21st century world order?” said Wang. “How should East Asia contribute to the developing of this new world order?”
Below please find a video featuring the panel discussion. The original video can be found on Arirang TV's YouTube channel here.
[Arirang Special] Jeju Forum – Vision of Public Diplomacy for Northeast Asia_ Full Episode
Video of [Arirang Special] Jeju Forum – Vision of Public Diplomacy for Northeast Asia_ Full Episode
BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) — The book, Sharing the Story of China, has been published by the Commercial Press to show readers how to introduce China to the world.
The book, compiled by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), combines case studies with expert's comments to summarize the experience and methods of introducing China to the world.
It also proposes new ideas to improve public diplomacy [JB emphasis] in the new era.
A good story is “Esperanto,” which transcends regional, linguistic, racial and cultural barriers to help more foreigners better understand China, said Li Xiaolin, president of the CPAFFC.
The CPAFFC started the research program on “telling the world the Chinese story” last January, and selected 33 representative cases that best exemplify the story-telling skills.
New digital diplomacy efforts are bearing considerable fruit on social media, three officials from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Digital Diplomacy Department said on Wednesday. During an online briefing offered by the MFA, Head of Digital Diplomacy Yiftah Curiel, Director of New Media in Persian Sharona Avginsaz and Director of New Media in Arabic