Shay Attias, founding head of the Public Diplomacy Department in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office, comments on the soft power implications of the current pandemic.
CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri on opportunities for a reimagined statecraft in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A look at how new tools such as satellite remote sensing, virtual reality, bots and apps impact the practice of public diplomacy.
Corneliu Bjola looks at how new satellite technologies impact the work of Ministries of Foreign Affairs.
How has the coverage of natural disasters changed in the social media age?
This edition of Bruce's List includes works by Mai'a K. Davis Cross, Ilan Manor, and more.
Corneliu Bjola on how embassies and MFAs can properly respond to crises using digital tools.
Once a crisis begins to unfold, confusion about the nature, severity, and possible implications of the event is the immediate consequence to affect both authorities and the public. Ironically, this outcome is not prompted by the shortage of information about what is going on, but rather by the abundance of reports on social media channels, most of them reflecting individual reactions to the event, often times with little factual evidence to support them.