Monthly Archives: November 2009

Is Chavez the Public Diplomacy Exemption?

Based on the article, “Chavez Insults Colombian Minister” BBC News; 26 October 2009 Written by Olivia Franken Colombia’s Defense Minister, Gabriel Silva, made comments recently about Venezuela’s failure to eliminate international drug routes that pass through Venezuela. In response, Hugo Chavez, … Continue reading

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As Public Diplomacy becomes a Common Practice question of Unity Arises

Here is a question that is more relevant to Public Diplomacy practitioners from the government side as well as that of NGOs than to private sector PR experts. The very unique attribute of PD is the ability to have direct … Continue reading

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“Seeding a Safer World”

Written by Lianna Marmor Response to an article from The Guardian UK: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2009/oct/16/hillary-clinton-food-security. Abstract of Article: Food security is in the interest of all. Food security means confronting global hunger by “empowering the world’s farmers to sow and harvest plentiful … Continue reading

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