May Calendar

May Blog Roundup: The Top 5

Finish off the month by reading the top 5 CPD blog posts for May:

5) The Mother of All Influence - Cari Guittard on why the U.S. should engage the soft power strengths of mothers around the world. 

4) Why NATO's Public Diplomacy Matters for Ukraine - Barbora Maronkova discusses the relationship between NATO and Ukraine, and its effects on public diplomacy.

3) What's a Public Diplomat to Do? - Kelsey Suemnicht on what she has learned from contributors to her Women in Diplomacy podcast and how it can help future public diplomats.

2) Digitizing Palestinian Public Diplomacy - A case study on Palestinian Facebook diplomacy from Ilan Manor and Marcus Holmes.

1) A Snapshot of How Foreign Ministers in the Gulf Use Twitter -  Banu Akdenizli takes a close look at the diplomatic use of social media in the Gulf states.

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