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Five Challenges for Modern Public Diplomacy and How to Tackle Them
By Pavel Koshkin
Pavel Koshkin
Ph.D., Fellow of The Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies at Russian Academy of Sciences, Former editor-in-chief of Russia Direct, an analytical media outlet, RIAC Expert
In October 2018, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) published new article about the Modern Public Diplomacy and problems associated with it. The author, Pavel Koshkin, RIAC expert, is a Fellow of The Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies at Russian Academy of Sciences.
The article includes a comment by Natalia Burlinova, the founder and the president of "Creative diplomacy".
"In a time when politics is winning over people-to-people dialogue, such negative publicity of Russia reveals five challenges for today's public diplomacy: the Moscow–West crisis of trust, U.S.–Russia political differences, information wars, disruptive technologies, and the power of stereotypes"
Russian International Affairs Council
RIAC is a Russian non-profit academic and diplomatic think tank that operates as a link between the state, scholarly community, business, and civil society in an effort to find foreign policy solutions to complex conflict issues