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Creating Connections Through International Exchange
This week's PD News headlines explore international exchanges in public diplomacy. Two pen pals from Kashmir and Delhi send each other letters to discuss teenage life and current events, while the mayor of Albuquerque won an award for his encouragement of citizen diplomacy and exchange. Other stories looked at a nationwide celebration in honor of international students, a Chinese-Russian youth exchange focused on technology, and a UK-Latin American scientific exchange.
- Mayor Honored for Promoting City and Encouraging Citizen Diplomacy - Albuquerque Journal
- What Happened When Teens From Kashmir and Delhi Become Pen Pals - BBC
- Fun, Food, Diplomacy Mingle on J-Day - Cape May County Herald
- China, Russia Youth to Exchange Ideas on Internet Media - China Daily
- UK and Latin America Team Up on Biodiversity - Energy Live News
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