public diplomacy

Citizen Diplomacy is the belief that all people have the right, even the responsibility, to engage in international relations through learning, listening, and building trusting relationships.

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In the post-truth era, public diplomacy counters online falsehoods and promotes compelling digital narratives for one's own truth.

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In retrospect, U.S. public diplomacy efforts in Pakistan have become a delicate balancing act, intricately tied to its strategic interests in the South Asian region, writes Dr. Bilal Zubair of National Defence University, Islamabad.

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The establishment of Indonesia's new mission in the Republic of Cameroon creates opportunities for public diplomacy not only in the country but also in the region.

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International Studies Association's 2023 Distinguished Scholar Awards for the two PD scholars are long overdue.

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Rayan Alyusufi of Bournemouth University explores Saudi public diplomacy evolution, offering context and guidance for further study on the subject.

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Independent research consultant, Jihad Fakhreddine, examines the overall performance of Alhurra financed by the U.S. Congress.

CPD recognized Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman for his for his leadership in global relations through initiatives such as Schwarzman Scholars.