21st Century Diplomacy
Technological development has contributed to the emergence and consolidation of new communication channels between citizens and Public Administrations, such as the Internet and social networks. It is estimated that in Spain, 22 million users have active profiles in one or several social networks in which they spend, on average, 1 hour and 54 minutes a day. Intense work has been carried out in recent years to increase efficiency and transparency and facilitate connection and dialogue with citizens through social networks and the internet.
  • Public Diplomacy

    The Directorate-General for Communication and Diplomatic Information is responsible for the public and digital diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

  • Economic Diplomacy
    Against the current international backdrop, economic diplomacy is one of the main instruments of Spanish foreign policy and a political priority to enhance the economic recovery and improve the image of Spain abroad.
  • Cultural Projection
    Cultural policies play a crucial role in the development of Spain's foreign policy, which is favoured by the cultural and artistic richness of our country and by a language that is second on the lists of languages by number of native speakers and which is subject to a growing learning demand.
  • Attention to the citizen and digital Diplomacy
    As part of its commitment to modernise communications and adapt its services to the demands of modern-day society, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation implemented a Digital Diplomacy Plan in 2015, which is now fully operational.
  • Think Tanks

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation collaborates, within the scope of foreign policy, with Spanish and foreign Think Tanks with a triple focus on thought management, public diplomacy and the spread of the work of Spanish Think Tanks.

  • Media relations
    The Directorate-General for Diplomatic Communication and Information is the official spokesperson's unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and is in charge of disseminating information on Spain's foreign policy and the activities it carries out.
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Diplomacy
    In a world undergoing constant changes, where new global challenges affect all countries, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) are the engines of social and economic progress and drivers of globalization, and participate in the reconfiguration of the future world. In addition, its growing influence in all social areas and, especially, in international relations, gives the Scientific, Technological and Innovation Diplomacy a growing importance that contributes to the strengthening of the international presence of a country and its image in the world.

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  • 03 Aug @SpainMFA * #Brexit | The State Secretariat for Migration of @inclusiongob, @SEstadoMigr, has prepared a guide concerning the m… https://t.co/95HAJu6QkC
  • 03 Aug @SpainMFA * Spanish health workers have been awarded with the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord for their incredible effor… https://t.co/BohYGMYhvi
  • 03 Aug @SpainMFA * The #Conecta service of @SpainMFA facilitates international mobility for all professionals who need to make essenti… https://t.co/535FcFjzg0
  • 03 Aug @SpainMFA * The Government of #Spain deeply regrets the death in the city of #Havana of Eusebio Leal Spengler, city historian a… https://t.co/bqgg7RauQ0
  • 31 Jul @SpainMFA * #Spain is a safe country and a safe touristic destination. ➡ Some of our most visited destinations, such as… https://t.co/TtF2NdGDvC
  • 31 Jul @SpainMFA * A country of light, passion and life: this is how dancer @sarabaras, a key figure of #flamenco, portrays #Spain. O… https://t.co/sDrSEJyv1C
  • 31 Jul @SpainMFA * RT @UNDPPA: Muchas gracias, #Spain 🇪🇸 for your EUR 150.000 contribution to the Multi-Year Appeal to support DPPA’s conflict prevention and…
  • 31 Jul @SpainMFA * The Government of Spain expresses its deepest sympathies to the people of the United Republic of #Tanzania over the… https://t.co/WjrWKGIomO
  • 30 Jul @SpainMFA * #Spain 🇪🇸 welcomes the decision of the @EUCouncil imposing for the first time sanctions against people and entities… https://t.co/tq5fZqrJ9J
  • 30 Jul @SpainMFA * 📽️ State Secretary @manuelmunizv at @euronews: "We have approved 20-odd protocols that regulate the #tourism secto… https://t.co/LDyJHBWS4I
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