The closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics showcased a vast collection of Japanese soft power assets in a segment called “The Tokyo Show.” This started with an opening message of “Thank you,” performed by young...KEEP READING
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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.
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Sharing the Art of Diplomacy - The Philippine Star
Chinese Media and Latin America: “Borrowing a Boat” to Set Sail - The Jamestown Foundation
Diplomacy Through Books - The Hindu
South African Media Delegation Visits Anadolu Agency - Anadolu Agency
The Terrorists' War on Education - American Enterprise Institute
- World Cup Gives Russia a Global Makeover, But How Long Will That Last? - The Los Angeles Times
America’s Craft Beer Diplomacy - The New York Times
Winners of ‘Kazakhstan Through the Eyes of Foreign Media’ Contest Announced - The Times of Central Asia
Now Brand Kenya Unveil Index to Brand Countries - Standard Digital
On July 12, 2018, The Soft Power 30 report and index was released by Portland Communications in partnership with CPD, to which some articles refer below.
- Soft Power: Culture As a Weapon of Influence - Africa News
- Singapore Slips a Notch to 21st in Global Ranking of Soft Power - Channel NewsAsia
- China’s Human Rights Record, Aggressive Military Expansion Damage Its Soft Power Rating - South China Morning Post
- Enhancing LA's Global Influence Through Technology - CPD Blog
- Philadelphia Welcomes Tunisian Diplomat to City's Consular Corps - NBC Philadelphia
- Taiwan Joins Global Forum on City Governance in Singapore - Focus Taiwan
- Reused and Reborn - The Indian Express
- Lagos to Host Over 200 Artists at ICAF 2018 - The Nation
- EU Film Festival in Nepal: Cultural Heritage Year of Europe - Telegraph Nepal
- UK Launches New Visas for Indian Scientists, Academics - Deccan Herald
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