With the rise in digital diplomacy and strong national branding techniques, the AU promises to be an organization that has potential to deliver a unified image for Africa and attract a prominent global audience.  

There is growing interest across Africa in AI, with its potential to drive economic growth, create jobs and empower communities.

AI in Africa: Data Sovereignty and Policy Implications

CPD and The Black Policy Institute hosted an online conversation on the impact of technology in Africa, with a deep dive into data sovereignty and policy implications.

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The establishment of Indonesia's new mission in the Republic of Cameroon creates opportunities for public diplomacy not only in the country but also in the region.

On August 30, author Dipo Faloyin joined us for a virtual conversation about his new book, Africa Is Not a Country, a vivid portrait of contemporary Africa, its rich diversity, communities, and histories.


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Africa-Diaspora collaboration could tackle global challenges and reshape power dynamics.

Ambassador Michael Hammer

Watch again our conversation on U.S. foreign policy towards Africa, with a particular focus on peacebuilding, democracy and the rule of law in the Horn of Africa.


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Learn about original research by Joëlle Uzarski, CPD's 2020–22 U.S. Public Diplomat in Residence and Visiting Scholar.