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Three RIAC Summer School Projects

Three prototype websites oriented on foreign audiences of universities, NGOs and private companies were developed during the Summer School “Interactive Resources for Public and Corporate Diplomacy”. Intensive work continued for 5 days. Experts on public diplomacy, creating and promoting online resources, writing texts, and designing visual content conducted training sessions and delivered lectures. Having mastered step-by-step the intricacies of prototype site development, the participants’...


The State is Losing Monopoly for its Image. Fyodor Lukyanov read a lecture to students of RIAC Summer School

On July 7, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs magazine Fyodor Lukyanov, a RIAC member, read a lecture to students of RIAC Summer School. The lecturer underlined that diplomacy is no longer a closed shop, with more and more social groups are getting in and the Internet unveiling the previously off-the-record issues. The growing volumes of publicly available information make it difficult, if not impossible, for leaders to impose the country image of their liking. The state is losing the monopoly...


RIAC Opens Window into Global Business World

Maiden training “ Global Internet for Russian business ” on the role and potential of online resources in the public and corporate diplomacy was held at the RIAC Summer School in St. Petersburg. The training is aimed at promoting Russian companies in foreign target audiences as high-quality and effective English-language site has become a decisive factor of international communications, while the Internet is a de facto window into the global world. The new program vividly reflects the...


RIAC Summer School Launched in St. Petersburg

"RIAC's educational programs make a long-term investment in the human potential of Russia's official, corporate and public diplomacy. Of course, it is also investment of the participants in their future, the future of their organizations and the entire country." In fact, this statement of RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeyev became the keynote for the opening procedure of the current RIAC Summer School. This year, the School covers the "Interactive Resources for Public and Corporate...


The Internet to Assist Public Diplomacy

The RIAC’s Summer School is due to open on 2 June 2013 in St. Petersburg. As has become a tradition, each year the school is sponsored by one of Russia’s leading universities from among RIAC corporate members. This year the baton is picked up by the St. Petersburg State University . The topic of the summer school this year is “ Interactive Resources for Public and Corporate Diplomacy ”. The purpose of the school is to teach hands-on skills of using the world-wide web for...


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