The Council hosted a delegation of public communications executives from Dubai Monday morning as part of their International Media Diplomacy Program in Washington. The Protocol School of Washington and the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) co-sponsored the event.
Several Council members and Shawn Powers, staff director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, led sessions on the American approach to public diplomacy.
Council Member Sherry Mueller played a key organizational role in the Emiratis’ visit, which continues through November 16. According toHer Excellency Mona Al Marri, Director General of GDMO, “The International Media Diplomacy Program teaches participants strategies to become more effective as communication leaders who can represent the UAE internationally. At the same time, it helps them draw from global best practices to look at communication from a completely new perspective and create new strategies and approaches.”
For more information about the International Media Diplomacy Program, go here.
The morning briefing represents the Council’s ongoing commitment to professional standards in the practice of public diplomacy.
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Joe B. Johnson consults on government communication and technology after a career in the United States Foreign Service and seven years in the private sector. He is an instructor for the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, where he teaches strategic planning for public diplomacy. Read More