Niche diplomacy: a key for smaller states to become visible? The example of Norway and peacemaking diplomacy.
05/05/2016 5 Comments
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Much of the literature on public diplomacy focus on major powers and states with great economic and military resources – one need to only have a glance at the reports available on USC Center on Public Diplomacy to see the overwhelming material about the United States (USC Center on Public Diplomacy 2012). To look at and analyze the way that smaller states conduct public diplomacy is thus both interesting and crucial in order to see if there are any immediate differences.
Due to smaller states’ size, they often lack the visibility and recognition by foreign public. The information people get on smaller states may be limited in both quantity and quality and easily be based upon prejudices. As such, these states need to struggle to gain international attention in the first place. Whilst major states already have an audience and a large supply of images and notions that foreign public…
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