Tuesday , July 22 2014

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[LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

The US Department of State is transitioning into a digital context and public diplomacy is evolving in the process.

[LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

While the didgeridoo is synonymous with Australia, one citizen diplomat is using the aerophone to teach cultural re

[LISTEN] Updating the Ethiopian Narrative

Ethiopia is an emerging country with an active diaspora; now its narrative, stuck in decades past, needs updating.

[LISTEN] Music Diplomacy in Timbuktu

Could music reunite a war-torn Mali? “Return to Timbuktu” follows Malian musicians spreading just such a message.

PDcast #20: China’s Environmental Diplomacy & Russia in Bangladesh

China has a public diplomacy opportunity in its renewable energy push; and, Russia reboots interest in Bangladesh.

[LISTEN] The BBG’s Role in U.S. Public Diplomacy

What differentiates U.S. international broadcasters from parallel outlets sponsored by other governments? The BBG.

PDcast #19: Strategic Use of BBG & Tolerance

Should the BBG be a strategic tool of the State Department? And, what is the role of tolerance in public diplomacy?

PDcast #18: First Lady Public Diplomacy

As First Lady, Michelle Obama is in a position of great global influence; how well does she wield public diplomacy?

[LISTEN] The Buzz Around Gastrodiplomacy

The editor of Public Diplomacy Magazine talks gastrodiplomacy and its new popularity as a culture-bridging tactic.

[WATCH] My Lucky Tummy’s Citizen-to-Citizen Gastrodiplomacy

My Lucky Tummy introduces refugee communities to their new neighbors via food; it’s gastrodiplomacy at its finest.

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The Daily: USAID’s Social Network that Stuck

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Read More »

[LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

The US Department of State is transitioning into a digital context and public diplomacy is evolving in the process.

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A Look Back at KONY2012: A Divisive Game-Changer

While the KONY2012 campaign is now remembered for controversy, it was also a crucial public diplomacy game-changer.

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Fact-Checking the Ukrainian Revolution

As the Ukraine events are shaped into a narrative by global news outlets, it’s crucial to pay attention to sources.

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American Food 2.0: Culinary Diplomacy at Expo 2015

The theme of the 2015 Expo is food. The U.S. needs a culinary diplomacy plan that is both inclusive and exclusive.

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[WATCH] My Lucky Tummy’s Citizen-to-Citizen Gastrodiplomacy

My Lucky Tummy introduces refugee communities to their new neighbors via food; it’s gastrodiplomacy at its finest.

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