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The Conversation: Syria, Children of War and Digital Diplomacy

Marcel Kurpershoek, senior humanities research fellow at NYU Abu Dhabi and Dutch diplomat for over 40 years and Thomas Fletcher discuss the war in Syria, ways to provide education to children displaced by war, and the role that digital diplomacy can play in the future.

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'Diplomats need narrative tone in digital age'
In a panel discussion at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Omar Saif Ghobash, the UAE's Ambassador to France, joined the former British ambassador to Lebanon Thomas Fletcher, in a conversation on digital diplomacy.
Khaleej Times | March 03, 2018

The pursuit of happiness is backed by science – happy people are more productive
There are proven links between happiness and achievement in schools and workplaces, writes Tom Fletcher
The National | February 11, 2018