Beyond PyeongChang 2018: South Korea's Global Role

The Korean Peninsula has been all over the news as of late, giving South Korea a new stage for its public diplomacy tactics. We've curated content related to the country's digital diplomacy, soft power and sports diplomacy as well as CPD's own work with South Korea in hopes of keeping you up-to-date on the country's efforts.

CPD & South Korea

Soft Power

  • Keynote Speech from South Korea's Ambassador for Public Diplomacy. Ambassador for Public Diplomacy Enna Park emphasized the importance of public diplomacy and soft power in ensuring South Korea's continued success.
  • Korean Arabia. From K-Pop to business diplomacy, this video from the Foreign Policy Research Institute explored South Korea's growing cultural and economic investment in the Middle East.
  • Q&A with CPD: Jie-Ae Sohn. A special interview with the former CEO and president of Arirang TV, South Korea's government-operated public broadcaster.
  • Korea and Japan Engage in Cultural Diplomacy. Watch this video about a cultural diplomacy show between Korea and Japan that raised hopes for improved relations between the two neighbors.

Digital Diplomacy

Sports Diplomacy

Other Elements of PD


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