public diplomacy evaluation
Alexander Buhmann on the state of public diplomacy evaluation.
The goal of this project is to gain critical insights into the drivers and barriers of M&E-related behavior of practitioners in the PD domain.
Operating in a diplomatic limbo and internal political struggle, what is Palestine's online strategy?
Recently, we analyzed the mediated public diplomacy efforts of Angola in the United States. To facilitate this analysis, we content analyzed American news coverage (by examining The Wall Street Journal and USA Today) from 2008 to 2015, as well as press releases from the Angolan embassy website, dating back to 2011. While the initial goal was to examine how CPD fellow Dr. Jami Fullerton’s Model of Country Concept might apply to a developing African nation, our findings also offered insights and suggestions for CPD’s research initiatives relating to Global Youth and Evaluation.
CPD's second mini-course started this week.
Public diplomacy (PD to its friends) is one of the less celebrated but more intriguing investments in U.S. foreign policy. For decades, it has earned lasting allies for our country and helped multitudes understand and embrace our core values, including human rights, freedom of information, strong civil society and education for all.