public diplomacy


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public diplomacy

Those overt international public information activities of the United States Government designed to promote United States foreign policy objectives by seeking to understand, inform, and influence foreign audiences and opinion makers, and by broadening the dialogue between American citizens and institutions and their counterparts abroad.
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MAT is one of several newly designed systems being developed by the Policy, Planning and Resources (R/PPR) staff in the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs to support strategic planning, resource allocation and PD reporting.
Whiteside and Poposki agreed how significant Macedonia's cooperation with the NATO public diplomacy sector was in promoting its carried out reforms and in achieving the Euro-Atlantic standards on its way to Euro-Atlantic integration.
Fourthly, we should establish a real-time monitoring mechanism of the data as it pertains to public diplomacy so that feedback can be provided in a timely manner and can serve as a tool for guidance and a predictor of likely future scenarios.
To understand what needs to change and what is most valuable in its legacy, a discussion of Public Diplomacy doctrine may be helpful.
But an incisive look at what has been happening over the years in regards to realigning our foreign policy objectives with the new emerging global realities and the new mechanisms evolved as a consequence of the ability of the emerging technologies to expand the horizons and options available to conduct public diplomacy, our record shows a rather regressive approach steeped into a visceral aversion to the well thought out and well researched decision making processes.
The objective of the Dialogue was to discuss ways of harmonizing public diplomacy messages of the two Foreign Ministries at a time when the leadership and governments of Pakistan and China have embarked on tangible economic cooperation for the common benefit of the peoples of Pakistan and China and the region.
Through that plan, measures promoting public diplomacy and communication should be decided on and implemented, aiming to bring closer the people of the two countries by promoting mutual understanding, cooperation and friendship.
The meeting was held in Rajgir to provide a first-hand experience of modern Nalanda and a better appreciation of its contribution to reviving our links with the East and South Asian countries and an innovative combination of parliamentary and public diplomacy interface.
The inherent contradiction in promoting freedom through propaganda is at the heart of Justin Hart's new book, Empire of Ideas: The Origins of Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of U.
2004), and there have been books about soft power and public diplomacy at the national strategy level by Craig Hayden, Phil Seib, Barry Sanders, and others.
Through social media, it launched an ambitious multiplatform public diplomacy campaign that allows for direct two-way communication between the State Department and Muslims.
Public diplomacy - "the process by which direct relations with people in a country are pursued to advance the interests and extend the values of those being represented" (13) - has become increasingly important.