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Dr George Vella, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta, argues that persuasion is central not only to diplomacy but also to society in general. He highlights three aspects of persuasion.
Dr Milan Jazbec, a practitioner and researcher in diplomacy, positions a discussion on persuasion in the sociology of diplomacy. Social context determines both diplomacy and persuasion....
Ambassador Kishan Rana indicates the cultivation of relations and the credibility of diplomats as the basis for persuasion in diplomacy.
In our families, in our jobs, in our political dynamic at a national level, we always try to persuade others, first and foremost.
‘My personal knowledge reflects other cultures and types of people in Fiji and the Pacific.
Unisa Kamara's dissertation seeks to give an account of the Sierra Leone conflict and the different measures and strategies including diplomatic attempts and efforts that were employed by various parties in trying to secure a peaceful and durable solution to it.
Aldo Matteucci writes:
Everyone loves Wikipedia... yet hardly anyone realises that potential of the underlying software for streamlining paperwork in an MFA and significantly improving the efficiency of the archiving system. ...
'I also see an increasing responsibility for leaders to govern equitably, fairly, and with justice.
'I am equally humbled to have found myself in a position to utilise the Internet and all of its potential and underlying capacity to be the catalyst for development and transformation in my country, in...