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Korea Foundation Partnership Will Analyze Summit Diplomacy
CPD is pleased to announce a new grant from the Korea Foundation to support initiatives exploring South Korea’s soft power and the broader challenges and opportunities in public diplomacy innovation.
This year's project is a two-pronged endeavor, commencing with the development of a data-driven, analytical tool to study social media conversations about recent presidential summits concerning the Korean Peninsula that took place in 2018 and 2019: the Inter-Korea Summits, Kim-Trump Summits and Kim-Xi Summits. CPD will also host a public discussion to share findings from the project and examine U.S.-North Korea denuclearization efforts as they relate to South Korea's public diplomacy in the U.S.
Collectively, programming developed through the Korea Foundation's support underscores the importance of exploring the next frontier of public diplomacy tools, strategies and efforts. These programs will not only create conversations about soft power practices by South Korea but also foster discussions about the future of public diplomacy. Click here to learn about CPD's 2018 partnership with the Korea Foundation and here to view immersive 360-degree videos from the project's culminating output.
About the Korea Foundation:
Since its establishment in 1991, the Korea Foundation has implemented a variety of public diplomacy activities - through culture and arts exchange, support for Korean studies abroad, global networking, and media programs - to help people around the world enhance their understanding about Korea and willingly become friends of Korea. As a lead public diplomacy organization in Korea, the Korea Foundation will expand programs to share the dynamic aspects of Korea with people around the world and to contribute to the international community.
For more information, visit their website here.