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Pamment, James LU (2016) In Intersections Between Public Diplomacy & International Development CPD Perspectives Series. p.7-18
Abstract
This volume originated out of a discussion with the British Council a few years ago. In light of changes to their grant-in-aid in 2010, nearly two thirds of their governmental funding is now comprised of Official Development Assistance (oda). I asked what difference there was between the work that was conducted as cultural relations and the work that was budgeted as aid. The answer was that the same programs were being conducted around the world, but that they were charged to the aid budget in oda-eligible countries. In other words, conceptually and practically there was little difference. As I spoke with more practitioners in the region, it became clear that this was a pattern in 21st century public diplomacy that deserved further... (More)
This volume originated out of a discussion with the British Council a few years ago. In light of changes to their grant-in-aid in 2010, nearly two thirds of their governmental funding is now comprised of Official Development Assistance (oda). I asked what difference there was between the work that was conducted as cultural relations and the work that was budgeted as aid. The answer was that the same programs were being conducted around the world, but that they were charged to the aid budget in oda-eligible countries. In other words, conceptually and practically there was little difference. As I spoke with more practitioners in the region, it became clear that this was a pattern in 21st century public diplomacy that deserved further investigation. However, it was also clear that academic and practitioner discourses around public diplomacy and aid were so distinct that any attempts to make sense of their similarities would require significant groundwork. (Less)
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