AI & Public Diplomacy

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become an increasingly important field of technology. With recent developments and the incorporation of digital spaces and technology in public diplomacy, CPD and our community of public diplomacy practitioners have started exploring this relationship between AI and public diplomacy. As we continue to learn more and expand on our understanding of cyberspace, CPD would like to share notable pieces published on this topic by the CPD research networ

Public Diplomacy in the Era of Post-Reality

By: Ilan Manor

In the post-truth era, public diplomacy counters online falsehoods and promotes compelling digital narratives for one's own truth.

Integrating AI Into an Embassy's Public Diplomacy Workflow 

Alexander Hunt, Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Guinea and winner of the 2023 Ameri Prize, joined a conversation on creative uses of AI. 


AI and the Future of Public Diplomacy

By: Vivan Walker

Can artificial intelligence be a force for good in the practice of public diplomacy, despite the risks? Vivian Walker weighs in. 


The AI Moves In: ChatGPT's Impact on Digital Diplomacy

By: Ilan Manor
CPD Research Fellow Ilan Manor explores ChatGPT and what the chatbot means for the future of digital diplomacy. 
What Does an AI Expert Teach to Diplomats?

Gale Lucas, Research Assistant Professor in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Computer Science Department and faculty member of CPD's professional training program sheds light on how AI and diplomacy intersect.

Computational Thinking for PD: Shaping Country Reputation in the Digital Age
In 2020, CPD hosted a presentation by Canada-U.S. Fulbright Visiting Research Chair Jean-Christophe Boucher, who shared his research analyzing the U.S.'s reputation through the lens of a 2017 social media case.
Diplomacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Corneliu Bjola explores a number of case studies, showcasing the importance of AI in an ever-evolving technological world, and how AI and diplomacy can interact with one another. 

Kyle Matthews on Artificial Intelligence
In February of 2019, CPD served as academic partner for the 2nd annual Diplocamp. Hosted in Brussels, experts discussed developments in and the future of digital diplomacy. CPD spoke with expert Kyle Matthews on what needs to happen for diplomats to leverage the power of AI responsibly.


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