PD Happenings: December 30 - January 5
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.
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- Human Rights Issues That Made Headlines - The Nation
- French Baraka Circus Brings Smiles to Flood-Stricken Greeks - Xinhua News Agency
- CBU Thanks International Partners for Assistance Following Hurricanes - Jamaica Observer
- Bill Gates: What Gives Me Hope About the World's Future - TIME
- Bridging a Gap in Education Support for Refugees - Al-Fanar Media
- Russia's Defense Ministry Brings Out Puppies to Celebrate Year of the Dog - The Moscow Times
- Brexit Britain: What Future for the UK's Soft Power? - CPD Blog
- Edelman UK Creates International Affairs Team for NGO Work - PR Week
- Hyderabad Will Be the City of Internet of Things - Sunday Guardian Live
- Boston Needs a ‘Night Mayor’ - The Boston Globe
- London's Tech Scene Pulls in Record £2.5 Billion in 2017 Venture Capital Bonanza - City A.M.
- GERD: More Than Just a Dam - The Ethiopian Herald
- Brazilian Ambassador: My Goal Is to Promote Trading Ties Between Brazil and Armenia - News.am
- Tim Cook’s Tech Diplomacy May Prove No More Effective Than Jack Ma’s - Quartz
- What Iran’s Protests Tell Us About the Middle East—and the World - World Politics Review
- Turkish TV Series Exceed $350 Million in Exports - The Daily Sabah
- Pushing Back on Russian Disinformation in Arab Countries - CPD Blog
- Language Schools Eyed to Prep Asian Workers for Japan - The Japan News
- Survey Finds Brits Want to Learn Another Language in 2018 - Expat Forum
- On Pakistan, U.S. Speaks Loudly, Carries Small Stick - CPD Blog
- Iran Accuses U.S. of 'Grotesque' Meddling Through Social Media - CNN
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