Digital diplomacy conference – “Digital technology, a challenge at the heart of soft power” at the Quai d’Orsay (May 3, 2016)

On May 3, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, in partnership with Facebook, is hosting a round table on the growing role of digital technology in soft power.

Digital experts and high-level speakers from the media and cultural arenas will discuss the upheavals brought about by the rise of digital technology in institutional communication and on the relationship between civil society and institutions.

The report “Soft Power 30, a Global Ranking of Soft Power,” in which France stands out favorably in the area of digital technology, will also be presented at this round table.

Following the conference, Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal will respond live to Internet users’ questions on the Ministry’s Facebook page.

The discussion may be followed on social media at #DiploNum.

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