aid diplomacy

This Week in PD, we share international news on cultural diplomacy, digital diplomacy, film diplomacy and more.

This Week in PD, we share international news on cultural diplomacy, science diplomacy, aid diplomacy and more.

November 10, 2017

This Week in PD, we share international news on cultural diplomacy, nation branding, film diplomacy and more.

This Week in PD, we share international news on development and aid diplomacy, cultural diplomacy, science diplomacy and more. 

This week’s PD News focused on nations, organizations, and celebrities helping people in need.

A Venezuelan army plane carrying 7.3 tons of humanitarian aid arrived in Havana on Tuesday, becoming the first foreign relief to arrive in Cuba after Hurricane Irma battered the island over the weekend. The Chinese-made Y-8 plane touched down at Jose Marti International Airport with a message of solidarity from the people and government of Venezuela, Havana's main political and economic ally in the region.

The United States will provide an additional $91 million in humanitarian aid for Ethiopia to cope with a third straight year of drought, the top U.S. official in charge of assistance said Thursday. The extra funding brings U.S. aid for food and medical care in Ethiopia to $454 million this year, said Mark Green, the new administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. Another $210 million in U.S. aid has gone to development projects.

A Chinese Red Cross foreign aid medical team has carried out screening for the children with congenial heart disease (CHD) in Afghan capital of Kabul to register eligible kids for providing them with medical treatment. 

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