Asia Pacific

Award-winning sports journalist Alan Abrahamson discusses the Olympic movement's role in global peacebuilding.

How a Japanese specialty plays an important role in public diplomacy between two nations.

What is the message to the world when So. Korea, China, and Japan are all holding Olympics? Find out more about the regional influence of East Asia?

Writing from Islamabad, Rob Ashgar comments on how the new U.S. policy towards Pakistan could drive it to closer ties with China.

Theatre transcends the human experience. Join noted playwright David Henry Hwang for an intimate conversation about his new work.

Can we ever have peace with nuclear weapons at the ready? Find out more about the reality of a nuclear war in today's geopolitical environment.

CPD is offering our annual training program for the world's public diplomats from July 8–July 20, 2018 at the University of Southern California. 

2018 marks the Summer Institute's 13th year of providing public diplomacy training. A core curriculum that covers listening, advocacy and nation branding is enhanced by special courses on creativity and leadership, digital and immersive storytelling, creating visual content, and real-time analytics.

A look at how well countries in Africa and Asia, as well as cities, have attracted international students and workers.