global leadership

On October 14, CPD held a PD summit at USIP in DC.

In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined, Perfect World, the China Education Association for International Exchange and domestic groups focused on building ties between the US and China to embark on a new student exchange program.

As part of the CPD Annual Review, we highlight some of the year’s key public diplomacy moments in our Top 10 List of the most notable stories from 2013.

April 9, 2014

Sherine B. Walton, Editor-in-Chief
Naomi Leight, Managing Editor
Sohaela Amiri, Associate Editor
Colin Hale, PD News Contributing Researcher

Summertime is always an excellent time to reflect, recharge and catch up on the books you’ve been meaning to read for longer than you can remember. My reading list this summer is longer than in years past due to the sheer volume of new work critical to those in the global engagement, corporate diplomacy and public diplomacy spheres. It could be that this is due to a pervasive feeling of discontent and urgency – where ideas are formed, issues collide, and independent action has a new meaning and consequence for peoples around the globe.