The 2016 edition of the Soft Power 30 Index is now available.
The updated version of the index examines 162 nations using 35 key indicators.
A CPD paper reflects on and refines current practices in digital advocacy campaigns.
This animated video delves into the interconnected realities of globalization - both its successes and its failings - to highlight why transnational collaboration and dialogue matter on the world stage.
Measuring the impact of digital diplomacy using quantitative metrics (number of followers, retweets, shares, likes...) has become a general practice among Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs) […] the MFAs’ digital communication campaigns are presumed not to merely “preach to the choir” of sympathetic followers, but to actually reach constituencies outside the self-reinforcing “bubble” of like-minded followers.
CPD launched it short-term training program, CPD Mini-Course in Public Diplomacy, in May 2015. The module, "Effective Public Diplomacy: Evaluation and Impact" provides participants with a working knowledge of research and analytical tools needed to develop and implement successful public diplomacy programs.
Training takes place in the USC D.C. Office (701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) over three days and attendees will:
Gauge the impact of online efforts.