civil society

Eight Pakistani women visiting Los Angeles County for a women’s empowerment trip and cultural exchange funded by the U.S. State Department will be in Pasadena on Thursday, July 21, to take part in a panel discussion about “Creating Urban Green Spaces: From California to Islamabad.”

Soft power – broadly a country’s ability to persuade other nations to cooperate without recourse to force – has long been a tool of Western foreign policy,  but in recent years Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has introduced his own much less benign variant of the initiative. 

The 3rd Genron NPO Forum The Destabilization of International Order and the Role of Civil Diplomacy

Video coverage from the CPD-Keio University forum in Tokyo, Japan on the destabilization of the international order and the role of civil society in public diplomacy. 

How is democracy promoted around the world? What techniques are successful? Established state democracies are by no means the only inspiration for democracy or for good governance; these ideas can find inspiration in other cultures and societies, such as Myanmar.

During a meeting with the visiting group on Sunday, Presidential Assistant Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid praised relations between Germany and Sudan and pointed to the important role of public diplomacy to strengthening these relations.

Current research on soft power, civic virtue, civil society, and world politics specifically looking at the community of nations.

PPP Americas by GOVBA

What makes or breaks relationships between stakeholders in public-private partnerships.

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