[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] hawkscode's Blog
The changing nature of diplomacy in Asia
My blogs

Take Me To Post Comment Form


Shifts in the global economy are altering the landscape of international diplomacy in significant and interesting ways. In Asia, we are seeing the emergence of new forms of cultural diplomacy, as India, China and various mid-tier countries jostle for regional influence. The idea of reviving the Silk Roads for the 21st century through the Belt and Road Initiative, for example, means history and culture are being refashioned to build trade and diplomatic relations across the region.

With its themes of bilateral cooperation in Tibetan ‘archaeology’, Kung Fu Yoga explored new ground as a diplomatic initiative attempting to reach vast audiences in both China and India. Its lack of success in India suggests the outcomes of such diplomacy remain unpredictable. What is certain however, is that culture is now among those areas, which governments in Asia view as a resource for building state-state and people-people ties beyond their territorial borders. Modi’s Yoga and Buddhism diplomacies are other notable examples of this fast-evolving soft-power landscape in the region.

Education has emerged as another key sector in which public diplomacy plays out in diverse forms. In the case of tertiary international students moving in unprecedented numbers around the world (approximately 5 million in 2016, a rise of 67% from ten years ago) this is clearly one aspect of ‘people-to-people’ diplomacy that governments shape with policy settings but also follow and react according to experiences and outcomes beyond their control. As India provides the second largest number of international students, after China, this realm is full of possibilities, depending on the government’s appetite for incentives that bring education closer to foreign policy objectives. For example, to what extent should the East-West dimension of Belt and Road and closer co-operation among Asian countries be matched by particular new education hubs, scholarships and exchanges fostering closer connections in a new regional manner?

Read more @ http://news.easyshiksha.com/the-changing-nature-of-diplomacy-in-asia/


Latest Activity: Dec 06, 2017 at 12:21 AM


Bookmark and Share
Forward This Blog
Print Blog
More Blogs by hawkscode
Send hawkscode a Message
Report Abuse


Blog has been viewed (187) times.


Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by hawkscode
 
E-Learning and the Future of Online Education
January 18, 2018
E-Learning and the Future of Online Education What is E- learning? E- learning is very helpful for students. It is really fast way to get knowledge and useful for students. Education which we get via the internet, network or computer. E learning helps us to transfer of skills and knowledge. ...
Read More »
 
Rising trends of startup culture and entrepreneurs
January 06, 2018
Entrepreneurship is all about one’s readiness to take risks, create structure and handle a business in a competitive world that is dynamic. It is believed that to establish a startup, one should stop sketching and start building. Once the building of a startup successfully ends no one can be a ...
Read More »
 
Market Ready Skills a must for Managers
January 02, 2018
People from across the globe are undertaking management degree in order to reinforce their business understanding in a variety of areas. While pursuing MBA, students opt a specialized stream, which focuses on one particular area of interest or business discipline where they think they’ll excel, or where they believe the ...
Read More »
 
7 Best Benefits of distance learning
November 30, 2017
Distance learning and courses are designed for those students who want to get education with their home environment. Distance learning is very beneficial for students because of the many reasons. Read these 7 benefits of distance learning. Home environment – One of the great advantages of distance learning is that ...
Read More »
 
ELS education Fair 2017
November 17, 2017
ELS Offered International Education Pathways to the United States through ‘ELS Education Fair 2017’ November 2017, India: ELS Education Fair 2017 was hosted across five major cities of the country. ELS presented a delegation of 10 large and high-ranking universities from the USA and European universities and ETS to Indian ...
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology