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Learn from a recent scholarly debate about the impact of digital technologies on PD practice.

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A U.S.-Korea PD Ideas Contest winner shares about the PD value of competitive gaming.

Swedish activist Greta Thurnberg speaks during an activists protest against climate change in Lausanne, host of the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, Switzerland. Photo by FATIMA MARTINEZ/IOC Young Reporters @fatimartinezc

Authors of a study on celebrity diplomats analyze several contemporary individuals per their type of capital and diplomatic influence.

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CPD Research Fellow Mafalda Dâmaso shares about her work examining the EU's cultural outreach strategies.

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New Zealand's PD strategy could better highlight trade, scientific cooperation and more, writes Yadira Ixchel Martínez Pantoja.

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A recent scholarly debate at ICA 2021 covered various media interpretations of social protests and implications for PD.

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SAIS faculty David Ellwood provides an update to global vaccine diplomacy in the context of foreign aid.

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A popular South Korean musical group attended the 76th UN General Assembly as "Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture."

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