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Diplomatic spouses and partners offer powerful PD resources, write Michael Edward Walsh and Britt Spyrou.
From the U.S. State Department to recent protests in Lebanon, mental health is being addressed in diplomacy and political action.
How do you build a culture of evaluation? CPD Research Fellow (2016-2018) Alexander Buhmann and Erich Sommerfeldt offer their insights.
How China’s privately-owned pay television company StarTimes has developed relationships throughout Africa.
Citing Gramsci’s theory of cultural hegemony, Eriks Varpahovskis provides historical examples of states' resistance to cultural diplomacy products.
Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine Barbora Maronkova on how NATO skillfully combined its new headquarters with art.
Sudarshan Ramabadran of the India Foundation's Center for Soft Power on how India's relationship with the ASEAN is enhanced by its ties to Vietnam's Cham civilization.
By connecting American graduates with English-teaching opportunities in Vietnam, schoolbird facilitates cross-pollination of language, culture and community.
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