Sponsored by USIP and ITVS, the Media as Global Diplomat series of summits has highlighted the expanding power of today's media to transform public diplomacy and promote peaceful international relations since 2009. This year's summit, Media that Moves Millions, will look at the unprecedented phenomena of user-generated media campaigns that have inspired masses of participants and rocked political systems.
The first part of the event will feature, on stage, those campaigns that have captured the world's attention by successfully using participatory media for social change, particularly in conflict settings, including the We Are All Khaled Said, Half the Sky, and Kony 2012 campaigns. The second portion of the day will offer hands-on instruction by experts from Facebook, Twitter and Indiegogo to individuals and organizations alike seeking to use the ever-expanding toolkit of media for social change and peacebuilding.
Livestream: This event will be livestreamed beginning at 9:00am EST on February 28, 2013. Online viewers will be able to engage panelists and each other through live chat and Twitter discussions (Hashtag: #GlobalDiplomat).
Interact on Twitter:
- Follow @USIP and @ITVSIndies for updates on Media as Global Diplomat: Media that Moves Millions.
- During the event, tweet @Hari to interact with Hari Sreenivasan, PBS Newshour Correspondent, and appear on our Livestream.
- Remember to use the hashtag #GlobalDiplomat when you live-tweet and ask questions!
U.S. Institute of Peace
2301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
February 28 8:30 - 4:00