Posts tagged Digital Diplomacy
New Podcast: Everyday Sexism

Sexism is deeply entrenched in society. We may not be aware that we are creating gender differentiation through our actions and behaviour but when everyone believes and acts a certain way, we grow to expect these attitudes and behaviour as the norm, whether it is right or wrong.

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New Podcast: Is a Diplomatic Career for You?

There is almost a sense of mysticism when thinking of some of the amazing activities diplomats get up to. There are a lot of common stereotypes and misconceptions on the roles that diplomats play and all the amazing things they get up to around the around. Many times, simply the very idea of travel and living on the government’s dime is enough for people wanting to pursue a diplomatic career. But is that enough?

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New Podcast: Adapting to Culture and Personality

The Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic Relations ensures that diplomatic practices are practiced in the same way, everywhere. All diplomats are therefore expected to conduct themselves in the same way but must be able to stay flexible around how they work around cultures.

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New Podcast: Being “Good” at Diplomacy

A conversation with a former government minister and his experience working with good and bad diplomats.

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New Podcast: Misconceptions of Diplomatic Immunity

Why do diplomats think they are above the law? In this podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) talks about how diplomatic immunity has been used and looks into cases how such privilege has been abused for personal gain.

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New Podcast: Preparing Diplomats for Brexit

How can diplomats make the most out of Brexit? In this podcast, Brexit authors Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) and Jeannette Viens (Director of Public Relations), discuss ways that diplomats can use Brexit to enhance their national identity and public communications in a divisive and dangerous environment.

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New Podcast: Footsteps of a Government Minister

Have you ever wondered what happens when you become a government minister? In this podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) has an open conversation with Dr Paul Clark, Acting Chair of Grassroot who served as a British politician and government minister for 18 years.

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New Podcast: Personal Branding in Diplomacy

Why would a personal brand be useful in international relations? In this short podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) goes through simple steps to get you started on your personal development in this complex field.

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New Podcast: Am I Born to REALLY Change the World?

Think of how much of an influence you can have on one person simply by being you and the effect a person in a position of power like an Ambassador can have if they were to take on this point of view. You can change the world if you care enough.

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New Podcast: Ooh la la, Diplomatic Planner

This podcast looks into depth about the uses and practices of the Diplomatic Planner and its accompanying project designed by Grassroot Diplomat.

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New Podcast: Effectiveness of Celebrity Diplomacy

This episode looks at whether celebrities are qualified political characters, whether their campaigns are doing more harm than good, and whether celebrities are getting involved in diplomatic activities because of their ethical principles to contribute in solving a particular issue or solely in an attempt to self-promote.

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New Podcast: What is Panda Diplomacy?

A look into how pandas are the hardest working diplomats in the world. This podcast discusses the practice of panda diplomacy and its current impact on diplomatic relations by the home and host nation.

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New Podcast: Passport Privilege and the Right to National Identity

Are passports a privilege provided to citizens by governments or a human right that offers basic civil liberties? This podcast discusses the concept of passport privilege and the rights defined by our passports and ties of national identity.

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New Podcast: Ambassador Wonder Woman

This podcast looks into the role that Wonder Woman plays as a global ambassador and the many positive attributes she shares with girls and women around the world.

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New Podcast: Blurred line of public diplomacy and propaganda

This podcast will discuss the differences between the two and how to effectively use public diplomacy initiatives to break negative stereotypes and bring about positive change to public perception.

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New Podcast: Shithole Countries?

Did he really call ALL of those countries “shithole”? This podcast discusses issues giving rise to hate speech and how people are responding against divisive attitudes.

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New Podcast: Unification through Sports Diplomacy

Can sports really help unify countries in its division and hostile history? This podcast looks into the decision of North Korean joining in with the Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea.

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Grassroot Diplomat Launches New Website to Inspire a New Generation of Diplomats

Grassroot Diplomat, a non-profit diplomatic consultancy announced today the launch of its newly revamped website.

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New Podcast: Where are you REALLY from? Exclusive DNA Reveal

Curiosity about one’s race and ethnicity breaks all sorts of diplomatic niceties and sometimes offends.

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New Podcast: Innovations in Diplomacy and International Relations

Not all leaders are the same and it is especially true for the diplomatic community who are largely seen as ‘silent’ parties of society.

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