In this blog post, I want to respond to some of the questions that were raised during our recent WebDebate on humanising immigration. This is crucial for keeping the discussion going and doing justice to all the valuable questions and comments we rec...
 13 Mar 2019

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This workshop promotes intercultural awareness as a means of avoiding interpersonal misunderstandings. It focuses on particular forms of diversity, from the different communicative styles that characterise individuals in all cultures (the rational, e...
 19 Mar 2019

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Narratives provide the organising structure of this web debate on 'Humanising Immigration' Ms Ifigenia Georgiadou considers the compelling narratives of intercultural communication in diplomatic and teaching practices. She explores the meaning of ...
 5 Mar 2019

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As someone who has worked in public diplomacy since 2011, I do not remember a time when public diplomacy did not also mean digital diplomacy and, consequently, some manner of data diplomacy. From the beginning, the data we gleaned from social media w...
 6 Aug 2018

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No true believer ever wavers! No true warrior dies in his bed! No true Norwegian takes sugar in coffee! No true American dishonours the stars and stripes! The No-true-Scotsman fallacy or ‘move’, as it is formally known, is an attempt to defend a gene...
 25 Jun 2018

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The focus of this workshop is on ‘between-the-lines’ communication. In an age that promotes clear writing and transparent communication, the subtler nuances of so-called ‘diplomatic language’ are often dismissed as irrelevant or undesirable. However,...
 14 Mar 2018

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Mr Valeriu Nicolae is a human rights activist and communications trainer with extensive experience in Europe and worldwide. From 2015, he worked for the Romanian government as State Counsellor at the Prime Minister’s Chancellery, and as State Secreta...

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Ms Mary Murphy is a communications trainer and publishing consultant based in Budapest. She specialises in communication bootcamps for non-native-English speakers, one-to-one and group coaching in public speaking, and English-language writing assessm...

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The first day of the workshop focuses on improving participants’ public and one-to-one speaking skills, through a combination of hands-on exercises designed to help participants identify their strengths and weaknesses, and through analysing positive ...
 20 Dec 2017

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The focus of this workshop was ‘between-the-lines’ communication. In an age that promotes clear writing and transparent communication, the subtler nuances of so-called ‘diplomatic language’ are often dismissed as irrelevant or undesirable. However, s...
 11 Dec 2017

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Just as we need to punctuate our written communication, so too do we need to punctuate our speech. Tone, speed, volume, and pitch are key elements of effective communication. How we communicate – the words we use, the tone we use, the information we ...
 27 Nov 2017

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The first day of the workshop focused on improving participants’ public and one-to-one speaking skills, through a combination of hands-on exercises designed to help participants identify their strengths and weaknesses, and through analysing positive ...
 31 Oct 2017

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Public speaking ranks among the top five things that scare people. Some of us would rather jump into a pool of spiders, hug a clown, or willingly sit through a dental procedure without anaesthesia, just to avoid the possibility of being publicl...
 8 May 2017

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A heightened awareness of how others speak, and the skill to identify what went well and what could have gone better, help improve our own speaking styles. Using presentations as a medium of delivery – impromptu, extemporaneous, manuscript, and memor...
 21 Apr 2017

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Implicit communication in the digital era 30 March 2017 | 16:00-17:30 CEST | WMO Building, De Mello Auditorium The Internet is often seen as an accelerator of communication: messages can be sent and received instantly. Yet with brevit...
 30 Mar 2017

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Diplomacy and the power of the unsaid 1.5-day Workshop | 29 - 30 March 2017 This workshop focuses on the unsaid in diplomatic communication. Its primary objective is to alert participants to the power and particularities of ...
 29 Mar 2017

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