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Hiroto Kobayashi on how the Japan Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015 contributes to the globalization of Japanese cuisine.

For more than a dozen years, Highland Park residents Carol and Rick Wolfe have been practicing the kind of people-to-people diplomacy that former President Dwight Eisenhower had in mind when he launched the Sister City movement in the 1950s. [...] The foundation has won the 2015 Best Overall Program award in its size category from Sister Cities International. 

Roberto Daneo, Managing Director of the Bidding Committee for Expo Milan, shares his personal reflections about how Milan won the bid to host Expo 2015.

In this two-month series produced by CPD, we examine how countries define, communicate, and manage their national identity at Expo Milan 2015.

Visual highlights from the 2015 Milan Expo.

U.S. President Barack Obama has marked the National Day of the United States at the Universal Exhibition in Milan with a video message. "Hello and congratulations to Milan Expo 2015," the president said on the special day organised on the occasion of July 4, U.S. Independence Day.

The Tree of Life in Expo Milan 2015

The World Expo embodies nation branding in vivid ways. The fundamental goal of nation branding is to achieve differentiation and resonance in the field of national representations. National pavilions, a centerpiece of the World Expo, are branded spaces designed to craft a positive, distinctive identity about a country. They are hence a platform for nations to engage in public diplomacy.

USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 by César Corona

CPD interviews two American student ambassadors at the Expo Milan 2015.

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