This Week in PD is a weekly curated selection of public diplomacy-relevant news from a global cross-section of English-language media outlets, including independent, corporate-owned and state-sponsored sources. Follow us via #TWiPD on Twitter and Facebook.

This Week in PD

India has seen extensive economic growth and has strengthened its soft power. But is it doing enough to create a positive global image?

Eastern Europe

Russia doubles down on its soft power vehicles to win the information war against the West.

This week in PD news, we saw the Chinese Government focus its efforts on cultural diplomacy.

This week's headlines highlighted media such as film, photography, and gaming as a powerful tool to reach international audiences.

The power and relevance of new media in today's hyper-connected, globalized world were at the center of this week's public diplomacy news.

This week's PD discourse focused heavily on soft power.

Photo reprinted courtesy of  Heather Katsoulis via Flickr

This week in Public Diplomacy, digital diplomacy shaped the global dialogue and altered the way nations interact.

Photo reprinted courtesy of  Richard Lee via Flickr

Cross-cultural educational exchanges and foreign aid programs take center stage.