celebrity diplomacy

UN Women China goodwill ambassador, Hai Qing, took a publicity photo with specially designed hoodies for the 16 Days Campaign to raise attention toward gender-based violence. Credit: UN Women China/Hai Qing Studio. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

CPD Faculty Fellow Jan Melissen and co-author Saskia Postema adapt their International Affairs article examining China’s influence in the UN system.

Eriks Varpahovskis highlights the role of diaspora diplomacy in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

CPD's roundup of recent moments in music and technology connecting cultures and societies around the world.

In a Miami Herald op-ed, CPD Board Member Markos Kounalakis explains how Beyoncé and Jay Z's artistry contrasts with China's authoritarian regime.

Using Dennis Rodman as a case study, a new article examines the role of high-profile athletes in sports diplomacy.

Rapper Pitbull has been praised after sending his private plane to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients to the US mainland. [...] The Miami-born star - real name Armando Perez - told the New York Daily News he was "just doing [his] part."

September 15, 2017

This week's stories focused on non-traditional public diplomacy tools.

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