Language Lessons for Public Diplomacy

Headlines this week in PD News focused on the power of language to help bridge global communication and cultural gaps. A California-based language institute is equipping American soldiers with critical language skills prior to their overseas deployments, while in Uganda, the French Embassy is training Ugandan diplomats and students on emerging concepts and challenges in digital communications. Other headlines looked at language diplomacy missteps and missed opportunities in China and the UK. 

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