Laurence Desroches discusses a new digital storytelling campaign designed to bring attention to Syrian refugees.
Jeffrey Robertson outlines the benefits of introducing digital media education to the Korea National Diplomatic Academy.
A new report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy examines how digital technology has changed the face of PD.
On a balmy mid-March evening, 11 Russian journalists clustered around a table in one of Austin’s time-honored barbeque joints, a platter piled high with brisket and a trough of mashed potatoes between them. The group had gathered for a traditional southern meal on the final evening of a ten-day press tour sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and the State Department’s Foreign Press Center.
It is without a doubt pleasing to see that DFAT is on its way to progressing and further developing its digital diplomacy programmes, however, it is still a long way away from meeting the requirements it needs to influence people around the world, and increase the efficiency of its diplomats and enable them to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and diplomatic space.
Moses Machipisa's project MaYouth Civic Education Initiative uses WhatsApp to build circles of civic training. Nicolas is a member of Project Friends Chile, a pioneering cultural diplomacy project which aims for the development of co-existence and social consciousness, by inculcating Civic Education to children and youngsters through digital media.
A new podcast by the U.S. State Department explains the role of religion in foreign policy.