YouTube diplomacy can, and must be accomplished

Canada's heads of mission must reach into their countries of accreditation with Canada's messages. This is easily achievable via YouTube.

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Screenshot of Ben Rowswell's YouTube video.
Eduardo del Buey
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 06/25/2015 11:35 am EDT

Canada's ambassador to Venezuela, Ben Rowswell, has an excellent video on YouTube outlining his vision for e-diplomacy in the 21st century. He believes digital diplomacy is an inherent component of Canada's foreign policy tool kit and, the sooner Canadian diplomats adopt it, the more effective they will be.

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