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Academic exchanges from around the world are highlighted in this PD News roundup

This week, 27 international high school students from seven countries arrived in the United States to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s first EducationUSA Academy. This [...] program will help students gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. higher education system and American society.

On an annual mission abroad in the Netherlands, for the first time a government delegation under the Communications and Information Ministry visited the home of a survivor and former exile of the 1960s violence.

Schools need both a national strategy and individualised approaches to prevent the radicalisation of students drawn to Islamic State and other extremist groups, an Edith Cowan University counterterrorism researcher says.

CPD Student Voices

September 24, 2014

Watch this short student-produced video to see what some of CPD's interns are saying about their experiences working at the Center over this past year. For more on how students enrich CPD's work, click here.

Protesters staged one of Vietnam's largest ever anti-China demonstrations on Sunday, decrying Beijing's deployment of a deep-water drilling rig in contested waters as territorial tensions soar.  Some 1,000 people, from war veterans to students, waved banners saying "China don't steal our oil" and "Silence is cowardly" – a dig at Hanoi's handling of the dispute –and sang patriotic songs in a park opposite the Chinese embassy.

CPD thanks the students who work so hard on behalf of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.

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