Carl Bildt is pushing for diplomacy’s digital evolution; and Hyundai sponsors the Tate Modern to promote S. Korea.
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Topic 1: Carl Bildt‘s Diplohacks and the possible coming of diplomacy 3.0
Sweden’s early adopter foreign minister on crafting digital diplomacy | Wired UK, by Liat Clark
Diplohack: where diplomats admit they’re sick of talking and want a digital revolution | Wired UK, by Liat Clark
Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm | Huffington Post, by Andreas Sandre
Topic 2: Corporations and cultural diplomacy
Cultural diplomacy in the Turbine Hall? | BBC, by Will Gompertz
Adam: Australian great white shark hunting
Australia to Launch Great White Shark Hunt | Wall Street Journal
Julia: Tunisian rappers
Check out El Général, Lak3y, Balti, Armada Bizerte
Michael: gay U.S. ambassadors & political scandal swapping
The Changing Face of Diplomacy | The Advocate
La Maison Blanche | The Economist
photo credit: Utrikesdepartementet / Swedish MFA