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

June 19, 2015

International Yoga Day serves as a soft power tool for India. 

PD News highlights this week's triumphs and stumbles in communication and listening.

PD News highlights the power and limitations of Soccer Diplomacy.

May 29, 2015

As urban populations in cities grow their global influence expands as well. This week, PD News highlights the trend of cities conducting their own foreign policy.

The Internet still poses challenges for state and non-state actors alike. 

Utilizing social media, cultural diplomacy, and traditional regional ties Modi seeks to strengthen India´s soft power.  ​

Creative tensions as art and diplomacy challenge each other for more innovative approaches to culture. 

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