United Nations Social Media Day - part 2

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30-Jan-2015 01:13:15
Tweeting from the Top: Ambassadors and Digital Diplomacy


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The first UN Social Media Day event will be featuring panel discussions and briefings by high-profile experts about the constantly changing social media landscape

Social media professionals, digital diplomacy practitioners and academics share their experiences, discuss trends and provide interesting insights into their work.

The event will be divided into three panels:
Three short “TED”-style talks will also showcase how three different organisations have used the power of digital media to create online movements through strategic storytelling, community-generated content and amplifying action.

PANEL 1: TWEETING FROM THE TOP:
AMBASSADORS AND DIGITAL DIPLOMACY

Diplomacy no longer just happens in the closed world of démarches, summits and diplomatic dinners; it is increasingly happening through the use of networked technologies.

Join a distinguished set of Ambassadors to the UN for an engaging discussion on the changing nature of diplomacy. The Ambassadors will candidly discuss where they think diplomacy is heading in the digital age and how the use of new digital technologies is shaping government and foreign policy.

SPEAKERS
Ambassador Masood Khan @Masood__Khan
Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN

Ambassador Peter Thomson @ThomsonFiji
Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UN

Ambassador Michael Grant @M_Grant_NY
Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN

Moderator:
Scott Nolan Smith @ScottNolanSmith
Associate Director at Portland Communication and a founder & board member of the Digital Diplomacy Coalition
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