Technology, Storytelling & Public Diplomacy

A PD-filled week: public diplomacy strategy workshop and the return of "Diplocamp"

From February 4-7, CPD traveled to Brussels, Belgium to host, in partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a CPD Mini-Course and a Digital Diplomacy Camp exploring the fundamental impact of digital technology on reshaping public diplomacy practices.

As technology advances, how should public diplomacy organizations better integrate data analytics and storytelling into strategy design and implementation? And how will data culture be embraced and embedded in organizational processes? We asked our attendees and instructors to answer these questions and more following the workshops. 

CPD Mini-Course: Transforming Data into Insights for PD Strategy

A must workshop for today's public diplomacy practitioners interested in a more robust toolkit, this three-day CPD mini-course aimed to develop proficiency in public diplomacy strategy planning that derives insights from an integration of data analytics and storytelling.

Learn about all of our CPD Mini-Courses and how you can participate in the course catalog.

Digital Diplomacy Camp (Diplocamp)

Following a highly successful, inaugural Diplomacy Camp in 2018, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted this second "unconference" to convene discussion about the latest trends and issues confronting public diplomacy, including AI, disinformation, and the civic impact of digital technology, to help practitioners grasp the opportunities, as well as the threats, of the rapidly evolving digital arena.


Check out the following exclusive CPD video interviews with experts from Diplocamp 2019:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Public Diplomacy
Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University, explains AI's importance.

Fostering Creativity for Public Diplomacy
Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar, Co-Founders Hybrid Space Lab in Berlin, share how to transfer innovative ideas into diplomacy.

Digital Media for Public Diplomacy
Matthias Lüfkens, Founder and Lead Author of Twiplomacy, relays that digital diplomacy should not be overlooked.

Facebook for Public Diplomacy
Sharon Yang, Facebook, Politics and Government Outreach, describes the company's transparency initiative.

Digital Storytelling for Public Diplomacy
Vince Gonzales, Professor of Professional Practice at USC Annenberg, reveals platforms that can help disseminate messages to fragmented audiences. 



PD Week in Brussels: Technology, Storytelling & Public Diplomacy

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