In international relations, public diplomacy or people's diplomacy, broadly speaking, is the communication with foreign publics to establish a dialogue designed to inform and influence. There is no one definition of Public Diplomacy, and may be easier described than easily defined as definitions vary and continue to change over time. It is practiced through a variety of instruments and methods ranging from personal contact and media interviews to the Internet and educational exchanges.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. 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. 2. In peace building, civilian agency efforts to promote an understanding of the reconstruction efforts, rule of law, and civic responsibility through public affairs and international public diplomacy operations. Its objective is to promote and sustain consent for peace building both within the host nation and externally in the region and in the larger international community.
The numerical value of public diplomacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of public diplomacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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It's a very strong public issue and it's quite emotive. As public diplomacy goes it's a very strong gesture.
It’s not about public diplomacy, it’s not about improving the U.S. image, it’s about reaching out to a pretty well-defined and pretty narrow audience, and that’s people that could be persuaded into crossing the boundaries between sympathy and action.
You can turn out the lights in Pyongyang, and they could turn out the lights in New York. Who loses more? There's no way for us to win a trade, so (with) cyber (and) military largely off the table, (that) leaves you with public diplomacy and law enforcement. I know that's not satisfying, but that's the way it is.
You can turn out the lights in Pyongyang, and they could turn out the lights in New York. Who loses more? There’s no way for us to win a trade, so (with) cyber (and) military largely off the table, (that) leaves you with public diplomacy and law enforcement. I know that’s not satisfying, but that’s the way it is.
We must be more forceful in the battle of ideas. U.S. public diplomacy and international broadcasting have lost their focus on the case for Western values and ideals and effectively countering our opponents' propaganda and disinformation, i will consolidate them into a new agency that has a clear mandate to promote the core, Judeo-Christian, Western values that we and our friends and allies share -- the values of human rights, the values of democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom of association.
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