Tom Fletcher

Naked Diplomacy

Tom Fletcher

Talk: Naked Diplomacy

Should countries send an ambassador to Google? How can you get the leaders of the world speechless? Tom Fletcher, former British ambassador to Lebanon and author of the Naked Diplomat blog, joined us to talk about his personal journey through world politics, and the future of diplomacy in the digital age. He explains how power works and why diplomacy matters more than ever. In the next 100 years, the world will need to deal with the same amount of social development witnessed in the last 43 centuries...

Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher is a Visiting Professor of International Relations at New York University, and Visiting Professor of Diplomatic Practice at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy. He was the youngest UK ambassador appointed for 200 years when he was British Ambassador to Lebanon. He was also Downing Street foreign policy adviser to three Prime Ministers and Honorary Fellow of Oxford University.

The Book

Naked Diplomacy is a book that explains how power works and why diplomacy matters more than ever in our digital age. Who will be in charge of the 21st century? Governments? Google? And how do we influence the future? In the next 100 years, the world will need to deal with the same amount of social development witnessed in the last 43 centuries...

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