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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: Video Game Diplomacy from Street Fighter to Overwatch

Having a real country feature in a game is a tool of soft power diplomacy that can influence how players see and engage with the country

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Baroness Kidron on the Edge of Madness

Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE recently became a grassroot diplomat for her fresh and innovative approach to educating young people on a smorgasbord of cultures and issues.

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Home Away from Home for Ex-Pat Romanians

he Embassy of Romania in the UK has shown great leadership in serving its ex-pat community in Britain. Here is why they were awarded the Grassroot Diplomat Honouree.

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The Dual Mexican Year of Unity

As he starts an exciting new role in the United States, Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering earned the Grassroot Diplomat Honouree award in 2016 for his work on the Dual Year of Mexico.

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Ambassador of Sports and Interfaith Diplomacy

It is rare for an Ambassador to work so hard on issues that are not too close to the embassy mission. That is why we awarded the Polish Ambassador with the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award.

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Nepalese Ambassador Driving Business for the Gurkha Community

Renowned as tough and brave soldiers, over 200,000 Gurkhas fought in the First World War as part of a regiment in the British Army. The regiment, originally from the hill-town region of Gorkha in Nepal, have received 26 Victoria Crosses, the highest British military decoration awarded for valour and will be marking their 200th anniversary serving in the British Army later this year.

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