Public diplomacy has much to offer in times of crisis. Relationships with global audiences provide the backbone of a country's credibility, mutuality and ability to collaborate internationally. During these times of uncertainty, what can the world learn from South Korea's strategies and actions, both regionally and globally?
"The global COVID-19 pandemic will be seen in retrospect as the 'great accelerator' that moved us from the continuity of the past to a new era," writes CPD Advisory Board Member Nathan Gardels.
India's Namaste greeting follows social distancing guidelines and has been adopted by world leaders, writes Aparna M Sridhar of the Center for Soft Power.
CPD Research Fellow (2017-19) Diana Ingenhoff, Kadir Jun Ayhan (Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies Graduate School of International and Area Studies) and Efe Sevin (Towson Univ.) reveal key takeaways.
CPD Director Jay Wang on a public diplomacy perspective during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
CPD Senior Visiting Fellow (Non-Resident) Oliver Lewis compares and contrasts the film and intelligence industries' approaches to "human intelligence."
Individuals' knowledge about the world has national security implications that public diplomacy can address, writes U.S. ACPD Executive Director Vivian S. Walker.
In the wake of the World Anti-Doping Agency's sanctions against Russia, the nation's soft power has taken a hit with Russia losing opportunities to conduct diplomatic activities.