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Photo: Children inside a classroom at Za’atri refugee camp, host to tens of thousands of Syrians displaced by conflict, near Mafraq, Jordan by United Nations Photo/Mark Garten via Flickr.

A podcast co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt.

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As International Yoga Day grows global awareness of the practice, India's government and cultural organizations are taking steps to shape the narrative.

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CPD Research Fellow Yoav Dubinsky details how countries use technology and innovation to advance their goals through sports diplomacy.

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A podcast co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt.

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Jonathan McClory, author of a critical issues report on the future of soft power, outlines what's needed for post-pandemic PD success.

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A podcast co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt.

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Eriks Varpahovskis reviews the staying power of public memory when it comes to the Olympic Games and national reputation.

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Jonathan McClory, author of a critical issues report on the future of soft power, discusses the UK's redefined standing in the world.

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