(11 February 2017) Awarding of the Public Diplomacy Achievement Awards for 2017 takes place on Sunday, May 7. PDAA will announce the awards at its 20th annual brunch for members and guests.
Since 1993, PDAA has honored professionals in government agencies or non-government organizations working in more than 50 countries and in the United States whose work makes a difference in projecting American policies, ideas, and culture to the rest of the world. […]
Milica Raskovic, right, and Marko Bumbic are among the winners of the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Public Diplomacy, from PDAA (Courtesy American Corner, Novi Sad, Serbia)
(16 May 2016) Promoting the growth of media and ensuring the safety of journalism is challenging throughout the Middle and Near East, and nowhere more so than in Afghanistan. Yet Tanya Brothen, U.S. Embassy Kabul Assistant Information Officer, showed “extraordinary creativity, diplomacy, and tenacity, in bringing the […]
Molly Westrake photographs a Congressional visit to a safe Ebola burial site in Liberia. (Courtesy, Molly Westrake)
10 May 2015. The 2015 winners of the 18th annual PDAA awards for innovative and effective PD strategies clearly demonstrated creativity, courage and tenacity in addressing critical issues ranging from Ebola in Africa and women’s rights issues in Afghanistan to electronic messaging in China and trade agreements in Europe.
PDAA, which is a volunteer, nonprofit organization of […]
Naimeh Hadidi (on right) visiting in the Aljouf region with a member of the King Abdulaziz Society for Women whose goal is to strengthen the position of women in Saudi society. (Courtesy, Naimeh Hadidi)
The July-August 2014 Foreign Service Journal reports on this years winners of PDAA Award for Achievement in Public Diplomacy, on pages 11 and 12. The 2014 awards went to:
– Attia Nasar, International Information Program, Department of State – Ajani […]
Amy Storrow (Department of State)
Editor’s note. Amy Storrow, recipient of a Public Diplomacy Achievement Award in 2009 from PDAA, received recognition as the State Department’s eDiplomat for the month of May. Below is the internal Department announcement, reprinted with permission.
Our May recipient of the eDiplomacy of the Month is Amy Storrow, Director of ECA’s The Collaboratory.
Ms. Storrow is a Public Diplomacy-coned Foreign Service Officer who has been on the cutting edge […]
Emerging Artists Workshop organized by The Phillips Collection and the U.S. Department of State at the Alhamra Arts Center in Lahore, Pakistan. (Courtesy, Attia Nasar)
In Pakistan, art is being used to give voice to young Pakistanis, displaced persons and refugees – many in remote and marginalized regions – on difficult national issues. In Equatorial Guinea, where political opponents are routinely arrested and held without charge, discussion groups and roundtables are being initiated to […]