Tag Archives: Diplomacy

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UN-TV, Production & Technology of Diplomat-Artist

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey with Susan Sacirbey contributing

As renovation of the United Nations was being completed several years ago, I made one of my casual visits to the old studios of UN TV. It felt like the…

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Austria to Bosnia Diplomatic Connection

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

It was not the “Muslim majority” countries or the super-power that projected freedom as its international commitment. Bosnia & Herzegovina’s (BiH) first true diplomatic friend was Austria and this robust…

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#Crimea History Wins #Eurovision 2016?

Music as diplomacy was nowhere illustrated more effectively than this year’s Eurovision Contest. Perhaps more to the point, the history of Crimea and the various claims to it were put…

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Postal Stamps as #Diplomacy on #LGBT Rights

For centuries prior, postal stamps were both art and functional. The Internet has changed some of that. Nonetheless, postal stamps continue to be expressions of art, culture, national patriotism/tradition and…

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#Oscar for Global Citizen, UN Messenger of Peace?

Leonardo #DiCaprio has become one of the most active advocates on behalf of the United Nations mission and related initiatives particularly #ClimateChange and the #Environment. While he has been a…

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When Marlon #Brando Joined #Diplomacy’s Night

Back in 1956, there was no more glamorous or rebellious film star than Marlon Brando. On this night though, he joined in the protocol of the United Nations in what…

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Diplomacy & Art

Lydia Canaan stands out as global citizen and diplomat artist. Lydia is a world renowned music talent, with the spirit of ambassador for the future where inclusiveness and peace are…

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#GlobalCitizen #Diplomacy Rocks!

The United Nations and its diplomacy is increasingly about engaging the global citizen. Fenced in diplomatic reserves remain at the UN HQ which is hosting the globe’s kings, presidents, prime…

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#HighNoon when Gary Cooper Comes to UN

He was already an American war hero and celebrated film actor.  He had also played other US heroes, as Lou #Gehrig, in film, but perhaps his most famous role was…

Division Between Religion and Diplomacy

Yes or no for faith-based diplomacy

Religion is, and has been, a powerful belief system for about three quarters of the world population. The United States Pledge of Allegiance (which includes the phrase, “under god”) that…