RELEASE: Is Failure in Diplomacy A Good Thing?

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What’s the best way to fail? And how can crowdfunding help manage risk?

In the days after “The World In 2050: Talent Mobility and the Future of Jobs” global forum, Diplomatic Courier publishes “Crowdfunding Diplomacy: The Next Frontier for Government,” by Daniella Foster, Co-founder and CEO of the Emergent Leaders Network and Director of Public-Private Partnerships at the State Department. In this article, Foster examines how crowdfunding could potentially be a game-changer for grassroots diplomacy and development as governments become more like partners than funders. Read the three ways that government can test-drive crowdfunding here and share your impressions with #2050jobs and @diplocourier.

What’s the best way to fail? And how can crowdfunding help manage risk?

In the days after “The World In 2050: Talent Mobility and the Future of Jobs” global forum, Diplomatic Courier publishes “Crowdfunding Diplomacy: The Next Frontier for Government,” by Daniella Foster, Co-founder and CEO of the Emergent Leaders Network and Director of Public-Private Partnerships at the State Department. In this article, Foster examines how crowdfunding could potentially be a game-changer for grassroots diplomacy and development as governments become more like partners than funders. Read the three ways that government can test-drive crowdfunding here and share your impressions with #2050jobs and @diplocourier.

Read the full story here and download the Diplomatic Courier‘s January/February 2014 issue to your Apple or Android device.

Crowdfunding Diplomacy: The Next Frontier for Government

Also inside this issue are: “The Skills Initiative of the German Embassy in Washington” by HE Peter Ammon, Ambassador of Germany to the United States, interview with HE Manuel Sager, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, and “Youth Unemployment and the Role of Entrepreneurship” by Kris Gopalakrishnan, former Co-chair of the B20 Task Force on Employment, President of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), and Executive Vice Chairman, Infosys.

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