U.S. Sports Diplomacy with Iran: USA Volleyball Cup

The U.S. State Department partnered with USA Volleyball to bring Team Iran to the United States in a historic visit, the first after 35 years. Both teams used the opportunity to tune up for the World Championships in Poland. Each played four matches against each other and attended a number of social events. The U.S. State Department sees people-to-people exchanges, especially in arts, culture, sports, and education as a way to promote goodwill and mutual understanding.

State Department official hails both Iran and US volleyball teams

Visit CPD's Online Library

Explore CPD's vast online database featuring the latest books, articles, speeches and information on international organizations dedicated to public diplomacy. 

Visit our Online Library or click here to begin your search.

Stay in the Know

Public Diplomacy is a dynamic field, and CPD is committed to keeping you connected and informed about the critical developments that are shaping PD around the world. 

Depending on your specific interests, you can subscribe to one or more of CPD's newsletters >.