data-driven diplomacy

Ali Fisher uses data to dispute the claim that ISIS is on the decline.

Delve deep into impactful data at CPD's newest mini-course.

A look back at which CPD features captured your attention this month.

This piece from Carissa Gonzalez unpacks the importance of evaluation in understanding programmatic impacts, and offers examples of alternative platforms and evaluation models that public diplomacy practitioners can learn from. 

Diplomats and scholars now have the opportunity to gather and analyze vast quantities of data. Data has allowed us to explore how social media users responded differently to a variety of international broadcasters in the wake of the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the actions of conservative cyber-activists in Iran.

Facebook network data visualization

Ali Fisher on how data scientists and public diplomats can work better together.

DARPA Big Data

CPD Blog Contributor Ali Fisher argues that big data can offer big insights for diplomats.