Digital technologies, notably social media, have changed how governments engage with one another and with the public. Governments seek to build relationships, influence and engage. Diplomacy’s core remains the same. However, expectations of the public, the way people communicate, and new global challenges have required new solutions and different ways of working. Join this discussion to learn more about how the diplomats’ toolkit has expanded in the digital age.
Scott Nolan Smith is an Associate Director at Portland Communications and the former Head of Digital Diplomacy at the British Embassy in Washington. He is also a founder and board member of the Digital Diplomacy Coalition.
Jed Shein is Director of Digital at the Embassy of Israel in Washington. He is also a founder and board member of the Digital Diplomacy Coalition.
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