non-state actors

The Committee of the Whole that adopted 22 guidelines worth considering had its marathon meeting here under the Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has also suggested that Pakistan should re-establish a Public Diplomacy Office at the Foreign Office. This will function as the Foreign Office’s public diplomacy and soft power office and an inter-ministerial space for projecting cultural, economic and trade outputs.

AJ + Report on Rami Adham

October 6, 2016

One man is risking it all to bring toys and hope to Syrian children.

Through their music, Linaje Originarios seeks to address an issue that many indigenous cultures around the world are facing – the desire of younger generations to exchange their traditions, languages and lifestyles for life in urban areas where they have access to “modern” forms of culture, music and styles.

Are Russian universities non-state actors or government proxies for propaganda? 

Brett Bruen highlighted initiatives he and colleagues undertook at the University of Tikrit in 2009 to counter extremism in Iraq. [...] The example was meant to demonstrate how undervalued centers of learning are in wars of ideas and to advocate for U.S. public diplomacy strategies that leverage inherent American advantages in academic English and entrepreneurship.

Highlights Congressional Spotlight with Kolbe

Congressman James Kolbe (U.S. House of Representatives [R-AZ, 1985-2007]) shares his thoughts on the impact of American public diplomacy on foreign policy at CPD’s October 14 summit at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Foreign volunteers flock to Calais to help migrants

International volunteers and NGOs are helping over 3,000 displaced people stranded in “the jungle,” a makeshift refugee camp in Calais, France.

The June edition of Bruce Gregory's public diplomacy reading list is now available. Known affectionately at CPD as "Bruce's List," this list is a compilation of books, journal articles, papers and blogs on a wide variety of PD topics, and features a number of CPD scholars. Highlights from this list include:

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