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Public diplomacy: moving from policy to practice? [WP1034]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • How to move from the theory of public diplomacy to practical application?
  • How can lessons from previous public diplomacy strategies assist in planning for high profile events such as the Olympics?
  • What are the tools and measures of successful diplomacy?
  • Has digital diplomacy gone far enough? How effective is ‘soft power’?
  • How best to harness ‘citizen power’?
  • Can city to city diplomacy build relationships at a local level?
  • What is the role of the corporate sector?
  • How to ensure that diasporas are effective diplomats?
  • What is the relationship between military perceptions of strategic communications and public diplomacy?

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