Facebook, WhatsApp und ähnliche Plattformen sind die einzige Informationsquelle von Millionen von Menschen auf der ganzen Welt. Außerdem haben sie einen unverhältnismäßig großen Einfluss auf politische Entwicklungen in Ländern wie Brasilien, Kenya und Myanmar. Können wirtschaftliche Interessen mit einer verantwortungsbewussten Außenpolitik in Einklang gebracht werden? Wie können westliche / nördliche Ökonomien den Aufschwung von digitalem Kolonialismus in einer globalisierten Welt vermeiden?
Cathryn CLÜVER ASHBROOK
Executive Director, The Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge||
Executive Director, The Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge
| ||Cathryn Clüver is the founding Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project, which examines the challenges to negotiation and statecraft in the 21st century. She is also the Interim Executive Director of the India and South Asia Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. She looks back on a ten-year career in international journalism and communications, during which she covered global affairs, most notably EU politics and business and the aftermath of September 11th, working as a producer and writer for CNN-International based in Atlanta and London. She served on the management team of the European Policy Centre in Brussels, where she was the Deputy Editor of its public policy journal, Challenge Europe, and the think tank's Communications Director, before joining Roland Berger Strategy Consultants as Senior Journalist and consultant in 2005. There, she worked on public policy issues (demographic change, urban competitiveness, green energy) and advised both the consultancy's Chinese and French offices on branding and communication strategies. In 2009 she served in the second Bloomberg mayoral administration, where she implemented an online program for New York City's 1.8 million limited-English-proficiency migrants to access essential public services. Her past research work and writing has focused on comparative immigration systems and border control in the European Union and the US. She has lectured on EU communications policy and European competitiveness and cohesion at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the University of Nancy, France and her alma mater, Brown University. In her current role, she examines negotiation practice and the impact of technology and communication on diplomatic actors and spearheads the Project's Metro Diplomacy Initiative, looking at the international role of cities. She has commented on EU-US relations and immigration on ABC radio and on German television and radio, including on ARD and PHOENIX and writes regularly for Atlantic Monthly's Quartz. Cathryn holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was a Hauser Fellow in Nonprofit Management and recipient of the Donald K. Price award for academic excellence and community service.|