PD Happenings: May 12 - 18
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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- Ottoman Symphony 'Sultan Composers' Held in U.S. Capital - Anadolu Agency
- From Religious Diplomacy to Cricket Diplomacy: India's Big Nepal Outreach - India Today
- Lahore Literary Festival Held in New York for the Third Time - Daily Times
- Dubai Culture Welcomes Two Cruise Ships With Cultural Activities - Albawaba
- Fela's Music Can Decolonize International Law in African Universities - News24
- The University of Melbourne Is Now Offering Eurovision as a Subject - The Music Network
- Saudi Arabia Welcomes Global Film Industry - Gulf News
- Time to Sharpen the Edge of Australia’s Soft Power - The Interpreter
- UK Public Diplomacy: Soft Power Games in South Asia - Modern Diplomacy
- Brazil’s War on Graft Replaces Costly Gifts as the New Soft Power - Financial Times
- Western Balkans-EU Integration: Why Italy Should Take the Lead - Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (OBC) Transeuropa
Digital & Tech Diplomacy
- The UK and USA Need to Extend Their “Special Relationship” To Technology Development - TechCrunch
- Who You Going to Call? Echo Busters! - CPD Blog
- New Zealand Deploys ‘Rugby Diplomacy’ Amid Scrum With China Over Pacific Islands - The Telegraph
- Ichiro the Public Diplomat - CPD Blog
- Ikea's Long-Awaited Milwaukee-Area Debut Attracts a Crowd - Milwaukee Business Journal
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