city diplomacy

January 30, 2018

As geopolitics and economies shift toward the Pacific Rim, Los Angeles is ideally situated to play a key role in addressing common regional and global challenges.

This Week in PD, we share international news on soft power, sports diplomacy, cultural diplomacy and more.

This Week in PD, we share international news on humanitarian diplomacy, soft power, city diplomacy and more.

A new book looks at how "Game of Thrones," social media and more can cultivate a locale's image.

A look at how well countries in Africa and Asia, as well as cities, have attracted international students and workers.

Varun Soni explains LA's religious diversity

Varun Soni, USC Dean of Religious Life, on LA's massive diaspora as an incubator of global religion and a driving force for the city's growing relevance on the world stage.

Nearly a year into the Trump presidency, countries around the world are scrambling to adapt as the White House has struggled to fill key government positions, scaled back the State Department and upended old alliances. Now some nations are finding that even if they are frustrated by President Trump's Washington, they can still prosper from robust relations with the California Republic and a constellation of like-minded U.S. cities, some of which are bigger than European countries.

From blogs on the public diplomacy of Catalonia and think tanks to events on city diplomacy and South Korea's soft power, here's a run-down of CPD's top content this month.

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