Friday, October 30, 2015

Building a More Secure World: Public Diplomacy for 21st Century Actors

Symposium 2015 | Thursday, November 5, 2015

This symposium will address the questions:

  • How have governments, NGOs and international institutions adapted their public diplomacy efforts to respond effectively to growing threats to security?
  • How are transnational NGO networks advancing human security goals of social justice and well-being through public diplomacy and global engagement?
  • How can Civil Society engage in public diplomacy to address issues of human and national security?
Opening Keynote: Ivan Sigal, Executive Director, Global Voices
Closing Keynote: Anita Sharma, Senior Director of Millennium Development Goals Initiatives, United Nations Foundation
Robert Bole; Director of Global Strategy, BBG
Dr. Beatrice Edwards; Executive Director, Government Accountability Project
Marie Harf; Strategic Communication Adviser to the Secretary of State
Macon Phillips; Coordinator for the Bureau of International Information Programs
John Prendergast; Founding Director, Enough Project
Marshall Stowell, VP; External Relations and Communications, Population Services International
Sam Worthington;  President and CEO, InterAction
Taunya Atwood; Senior Program Officer for the Community Solutions Program, IREX
Jeanne Bourghault; President and CEO, Internews
Maria de los Angelos Crummett; Deputy VP, Scholar Exchanges, and Executive Director, CIES, Institute of International Education
Ken Harper;  Director of the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement,  S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
Followed by a US Diplomacy Center Simulation, an Informational Career Fair, and a Maxwell School-sponsored Networking Reception to close the evening. 

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