Each week, CPD features an article, report or book of particular interest to the PD community that has been added to PD Hub. Search its Online Library for more great content.  


This article explores the history, functionality, achievements and challenges of Spain’s Casas network in order to assess its role as an instrument of public diplomacy. 

This article compares two middle powers, Canada and South Korea, to assess their changing role and relevance on the global stage. 

This article unpacks the impact and efficacy of the Jean Monnet Programme, an EU education diplomacy initiative in China, and in turn, evaluates its merits as a “toolbox of EU public diplomacy.”

This report, produced by the delegation of eight MPD students who traveled to Indonesia this past March, presents their findings on the country's public diplomacy landscape, and offers a series of recommendations to improve and enrich Indonesia’s public diplomacy sector.

New reseach paper evaluates the impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup for South Africa's brand identity.

This new article by Natalia Grinchev assess the impact that museums can have on public diplomacy programming, social change and even organizational leadership. 

From May 1 to October 31, 2010 China hosted Expo 2010 Shanghai. With more than 73 million visitors, 189 participating countries and a 1'300 acres site, Expo 2010 Shanghai became the largest Expo in the 159-year history of these events. In face of the massive dimension of Expo 2010 Shanghai, this book highlights how the diplomatic efforts of the participating governments turn into very personal experiences of discovery and learning for the public. 

This article, by professors Esther Ntuli and Arnold Nyarambi, offers insight into developing content and diplomatic skills for elementary school children to better equip them for work in today's global environment.