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Discover @BCWGlobal’s #Twiplomacy Study 2020 in 50 tweets.
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#DigitalDiplomacy Visual with the Twitter profiles of nine world leaders weari
Over the past four months the world as we know it has changed beyond recognition.

The #coronavirus has upended diplomacy, a profession which involves lots of travel, physical meetings, and in-person interactions. 2/80 A rare picture of U.S. President Donald Trump wearing a face
No more handshakes, hugs or accolades.

No more physical meetings, bilateral summits or multi-lateral gatherings. World leaders and diplomats had to adapt to work from home and have been thrust into virtual meetings. 3/80 Twitter profile picture of South African President Cyril Ram
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#DoctorsNotMartyrs

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At tonight’s #ClapForCarers Dr @meenalsworld & colleagues stood for 237 minutes silence outside No. 10 to mark the 237 healthcare workers who’ve died since the crisis began. She & her doctor husband are challenging the government over PPE

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This was such an extraordinary moment. Boris Johnson came out & clapped for a minute, probably less, & the silence - 237 seconds for every healthcare worker who’s died - went on & on & on
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#GrowYourLove for the NHS today and every Thursday in May! 🌳🏥

Together with @Ecosia & @NHSForest, we'll plant trees around hospitals in the UK to thank our brilliant NHS key workers, but we need your help! Get involved: bit.ly/35U9xjM

#ThursdayThoughts #ClapforCarers
Urban trees and green spaces are incredibly important to everyone's physical and mental wellbeing.

So as well as the #ClapforCarers tonight, why not give them the gift of nature that not only celebrates their efforts but gives back to them as well? 💚
It costs just £6 to plant a tree in one of our UK projects, and each tree will help clean the air and increase the biodiversity of our cities. If you are able to join in, please do - it would mean so much to those who are giving so much right now: treesforcities.org/get-involved/d…
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If you're in the UK please RT!

All UK searches today will fund the planting of trees around NHS hospitals 🌳🌳🌳 /1

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#NHSheroes #clapforcarers 👏
These trees will be woodland species, largely native to the UK and provide future green spaces for our key workers. They'll be planted this autumn by @TreesforCities and @NHSForest /2

#GrowYourLove
Over 25% of UK hospitals have dangerous levels of air pollution above @WHO's limit. These trees will help tackle that and will be dedicated to NHS staff as a living monument and lasting expression of gratitude for their efforts across the UK /3

#ClapForTheNHS #CLAP100MILLION
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Last call for the Thames Clippers RB1 service #VirtualTour! We're setting sail in this thread in one hour so take a seat, grab a hot drink from the onboard bar and get ready to sail through London in style (virtually) #VirtuallyLondon
As our service is currently suspended, all content shared has been captured prior to lockdown. #StayHomeStaySafe
As we depart Woolwich, on our way towards central London, we’re passing the Thames Barrier. One of the largest movable flood barriers in the world – it even has its own visitor centre! Image: Bill Green
#Woolwich #ThamesBarrier #RiverThames #VirtualTour
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Hearing a frustration that fewer people listening to standard #covid19 messaging. Just share real people's messaging, FFS. There's acres of it. It doesn't have to be local. It doesn't have to be yours. It just has to work. #localgov #police #nhscomms #govcomms
It doesn't have to be local. Christ, the internet doesn't have boundaries. A story from Southampton can cut through in Stourbridge.
It doesn't have to be your content. Share someone else's. Share a paramedic or a nurse.
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On #clapforcarers day our hearts are swelling at this update from our partners @redesdamare in Rio de Janeiro.
In a favela complex where 140,000 people live in cramped conditions, w poor water/sanitation services & no source of income if they don't go out to work - and in the absence of any government help - Redes launched their public health and emergency support campaign 4 weeks ago.
Redes da Mare have used social media and their extensive networks to promote messages about hygiene, social distancing and self-isolation. Here they are stencilling local walls with key public health information.
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1/ Everyone asks how we are: in truth, we’re doing ok. We’ve made unbelievable changes to hospital layout, ways of working & workforce redeployment which make me proud to serve in the #NHS . But one thing really worries me, causing anxiety, anger & fear: people still OUT #COVID19
2/ far more than they should be, especially runners. On my drive home, the streets of Fulham are TEEMING with runners & everyone else. Clapham Common is PACKED every day. Some people are following distancing rules, but too many aren’t. Plus with runners & cyclists breathing hard,
3/ coughing, wiping faces & sweat flying, I’d have thought droplet spread is more than the prescribed 2m. Evidence suggests a small degree of aerosolisation w/ breathing & talking, so surely stands to reason that physical exertion produces more aerosol (airborne droplet) spread?
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8 PM Street meetings.

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Sometime in 2001-2002 i was the beat officer for an area in South London called Upper Norwood. There was a particular problem of an evening with a group of youths, a gang had claimed a corner and a telephone box. They were dealing from there
It started with a few cars turning up, 30 seconds later, they were gone. Then the scagheads of the locality started to get their crack from the gang. Anyway, shit happened. A couple of burglaries and a theft from cars.

None the neighbours were talking to each other about
the issues, but they all had the same concerns, as news filtered through to the Police.

So, as well as targeting the gang, picking them off, and gaining lots of evidence, it was a persistent problem. So, we teamed up with the residents. The solution was the simplest ever
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What do feminists have to say on #COVID19. A thread on Resources from (mostly) Global South thinkers.
Why Nigeria knows better how to fight corona than the US By @crystalsimeoni (Crystal Simeoni) #Afrifem
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How the COVID-19 pandemic will affect informal workers. Insights from Kenya by Mary Njeri Kinyanjui #Afrifem
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✨ I felt so happy to see the world coming together in this crucial time.

People are coming up with a lot of contributions, firms are becoming more flexible and the government putting their best efforts, all these add up to the greater welfare of the nation. 💯 #ClapForCarers Image
A huge salute to all the nurses, doctors, army soldiers and police officers working round the clock to keep us safe. 🙏

Let's not waste their efforts and let's unite together to make an impact on fighting #COVID19. 💪
#StayHomeSaveLives #GoCoronaGo
And I hope, it should not last long, as it was made in China. ;)
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#ClapForCarers #ThankYouNHS

With such immense gratitude for the people putting themselves on the line for us all every single day. For everyone at #stmaryshospital in #paddington, and all our #NHS and all #carers across the country. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Never even knew so many people lived on my street. People out in force clapping, whistling and shouting “NHS NHS”. I can even hear people banging pots. #solidarity #ClapForCarers #ThankYouNHS #londonlockdown
Medic family and friends responded very emotionally to all the cheering and support. We mustn’t forget them in the days ahead. #ThankYouNHS
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Nice green tie @RishiSunak! /2
For the smallest businesses @RishiSunak says for the smallest businesses #HardshipGrantPlan - up live. /3
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