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An independent diplomat: Carne Ross on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

After 15 years in the British diplomatic corps, Carne Ross became a “freelance diplomat,” running a bold nonprofit that gives small, developing and yet-unrecognized nations a voice in international relations. At the BIF-5 conference, he calls for a new kind of diplomacy that gives voice to small countries, that works with changing boundaries and that welcomes innovation.(Recorded at BIF-5, October 2009 in Providence, Rhode Island. Duration: 20:38)

Watch Carne Ross’s talk on TED.com where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 700+ TEDTalks.

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