Just one more illusion.
Just one more illusion.
Image from, with caption: Emirates Diplomatic Academy Convocation 2016 highlights
Abu Dhabi: The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) on Wednesday launched the ‘Women in Diplomacy Network’, a global platform designed to offer practical and policy-oriented solutions to help women excel in their foreign affairs and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] careers.
The initiative was announced on the opening day of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Diplomacy Conference that is currently under way in Abu Dhabi. Convened under the patronage of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the two-day event has brought together more than 300 high-profile personalities, industry thought leaders and practitioners to contribute to discussions shaping the future of diplomacy.
Announcing its launch, Dr Nawal Al-Hosany, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Deputy Director General of EDA, said that..
Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times, Nov 16, 2018 | 4:00 AM
See also (1) Walter Isaacson, “A Declaration of Mutual Dependence,” The New York Times (2004), which states: “Thus the Declaration of Independence is, in effect, a work of propaganda — or, to put it more politely, an exercise in public diplomacy [JB emphasis] intended to enlist other countries to the cause.” (2) John Brown, “Propaganda and Public Diplomacy : Their Differences,” American Diplomacy (2003)
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference supporting veterans and military families through partnership at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press)
The “P” word.
But here we are, two years in, tiptoeing around The Word That Cannot Be Said. Let’s just call it what it is: Propaganda.
The state-sponsored spread of deliberate misinformation is not a “half-truth,” “distortion of reality” or “the president’s loose relationship with the facts,” as..
England’s Queen Elizabeth II made royal history Saturday, sending the first Twitter message ever posted, personally, by a British monarch — and almost as soon as she posted the message, the 88-year-old ceremonial ruler of the 16-nation Commonwealth of Nations was slammed by cyber-bullies. Many other messages in response to the Queen’s first tweet wereRead more
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Minister of State (Minister for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia) and Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict
Guest blogger for FCO Editorial
31st January 2020
Reflecting on 200 years of Antarctica Antarctica – the name conjures up images of extraordinary natural beauty, inhospitable conditions and heroic, sometimes ill-fated, human endeavour.
These days, it might also bring to mind worrying images of the impact of climate change, as huge sections of the ice-shelf break away, and majestic Emperor penguins struggle to survive.
It is hard to believe that, 200 years ago, this vast, white continent was unknown to – and untouched by – humankind.
No-one is quite sure who actually sighted it first. Two men claim that prize: Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, an Estonian on a Russian naval expedition, and the Royal Navy’s Edward Bransfield, both of whom spotted it in late January 1820. Later that yea..
Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] is a special project created by Euro-Asian Jewish Congress. Its main goal is to form a comprehensive and objective representation of Israel nowadays and also strengthening ties with public opinion leaders in the region.Israeli politicians, experts and journalists visit countries in Euro-Asian region and explain Israel’s position about the most important questions to the powerful people in all spheres. Moreover, delegations from the Euro-Asian region visits Israel to see this country with their own eyes.Director of the Public Diplomacy Project — Ariel Bulshtein [email protected] You can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter and access previous releases via the links below:Read more