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Rachel Gandin Mark discusses how the American Film Showcase is redefining person-to-person diplomacy and innovative programming during COVID-19.

What lies ahead for gender in diplomacy? Nancy Snow suggests this.

How can organizations reinvent their PD during the current global crisis? 

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Founding head (2009-13) of the Public Diplomacy Department at the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office Shay Attias writes that in winning Russian sovereignty over the Jerusalem complex near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Vladimir Putin scored a significant soft power win.

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Sonali Singh, an assistant professor of political science at Jai Prakash University in Chapra (Bihar), India, argues that India’s crisis response to COVID-19 deserves more attention.

L.A. Deputy Mayor for International Affairs Nina Hachigian & Brookings Institution Sr. Fellow Anthony Pipa share the latest thinking on cities' growing role in multilateral negotiation.

CPD Faculty Fellow and ACPD Executive Director Vivian S. Walker discusses public diplomacy takeaways from Malcolm Gladwell's recent book.

Adjunct Fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute Bradley McConachie describes an expanded role of journalists in the era of COVID-19 and its effects.

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