posted by Madeline Bersch on April 7, 2014 at 3:23 pm
On Monday, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller released the results of its sixth annual Arab Youth Survey, a poll conducted to gain insight into the opinions, attitudes, and aspirations of the 200 million youth in the Middle East and North Africa. The 2014 report is the largest yet, including results from 3,500 Arab youths aged 18-24 in 16 countries.
posted by Matthew Wallin on April 4, 2014 at 2:12 pm
With news breaking this week about USAID’s creation of a “Cuban Twitter,” it’s a perfect time to discuss the alignment of public diplomacy goals and the tools used to accomplish them. In this case, the tools, goals, concept, and the executor of the plan were all misaligned, dooming the project from the start.
posted by Arran Cooper on March 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm
The Centre for Economic Growth (CEG) has just launched in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and is the first of its kind in the region, providing a new platform for economic research and analysis.
posted by Madeline Bersch on March 11, 2014 at 11:43 am
The QDR provides a few quick references to diplomacy, namely the need for the United States’ foreign policy strategy to involve diplomacy and military action that support and sustain one another. This includes a notable reference to concerns about Iran’s nuclear program.
posted by Kameron Simmons on February 12, 2014 at 4:57 pm
The Middle East and North Africa are experiencing one of the most detrimental jobs crisis in recent history. Throughout the region youth unemployment runs rampant, economic stagnation remains constant, and political unrest racks the population. The poor economic conditions continue to pose a threat to regional security and global stability. The Arab Stabilization Plan offers a possible solution.
posted by Matthew Wallin on February 12, 2014 at 9:18 am
Outlining the three roles of an ambassador, including public diplomacy, Beyer presented on a myriad of topics relevant to U.S. relations with Switzerland.