nation building

Hae Won Jeong of Abu Dhabi University describes the strategies and significance of soft power in the UAE regarding the country's nation-building efforts.


In his first State of the Nation Address, President Duterte called for the creation of a People’s Broadcasting Corp. (PBC), replacing PTV-4, the government-run TV station. [...] The Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines recognizes the vital role of communication and information in nation building and the right of the people to information on matters of public concern.

Driven by a most relevant theme of ‘Boundaries, Identity and The Public Realm’ in these increasingly fraught times, The New York Times Art for Tomorrow Conference is set to present another fascinating round of discussions, insights, analysis, and contemplations, advanced by great minds, from March 10 to 13 at the W Doha Hotel & Residences. [...] The event will explore the tangible contributions that art and cultural development can make to economic growth and nation-building initiatives. 

“Hosted by the University of Guyana with support from a team of leaders in the diaspora and other stakeholders, the Conference is organised around two overarching pillars: human, social and entrepreneurship development and diaspora philanthropy and diplomacy,” UG said in a statement.

Iraqi Army and Hashed al-Shaabi defeated the Islamic State in Saladin Governorate, by Ahmad Shamloo Fard
November 15, 2016

What's behind the 2015-2016 protests in Iraq?

The Kenyan embassy in America is undertaking a mapping exercise for all Kenyan medical professionals who are currently residing in the United States. [...] In a statement sent out by the embassy on Friday, Mr. Githae said that the move is aimed at encouraging more Kenyan professionals who live outside the country “to join their compatriots and participate in nation building.”

October 1, 2016

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi on Wednesday said more needed to be done by the government, private sector and civil society to achieve a “consistent and cohesive” approach when marketing South Africa locally, in the African continent and internationally. Building a national brand depends on nation building and how cohesive we are as a nation.