This Week in PD is a weekly curated selection of public diplomacy-relevant news from a global cross-section of English-language media outlets, including independent, corporate-owned and state-sponsored sources. Follow us via #TWiPD on Twitter and Facebook.

This Week in PD

Can China's attempts at asserting its influence globally solidify its world power status?

How both traditional diplomacy tools and creative public diplomacy approaches are restoring the international community's relations with Cuba. 

Will the Iran nuclear framework shape future international relations? This week PD News takes a look at the reactions to what may be an historic agreement.

This week PD News focuses on different approaches taken to help address both the political and humanitarian needs to resolve the crisis. 

Security concerns between states can hinder effective public diplomacy.

Despite hostility between countries, sports remain a channel of communication and exchange. 


March 13, 2015

At the center of this week's public diplomacy news is the strength of the United Kingdom's soft power in today's globalized world.

This week in Public Diplomacy, we saw a surge of stories about Israel regarding their nation brand and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the United States.