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Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

Foreign Service Journal Features Public Diplomacy Award Winners

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, […]

World Opinion on U.S. Leadership Improves in 2013, but Still Down from 2009

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26 May 2014. Surveys in 130 countries through 2013 show world opinion about U.S. leadership rebounded last year from 2012, but levels were generally lower than the start of the Obama administration in 2009. The findings were contained in the fifth annual U.S. Global Leadership Report, compiled and published by Gallup and […]

PDAA Honors Professionals Who Are Making a Difference

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. […]

Awardee News: 2010 PDAA Award Winner This Year’s Murrow Recipient

2010 achievement award winner Aaron David Snipe, right, with PDAA awards chair Rob Nevitt. (A. Kotok)

Updated, 6 November 2013.

State Department announced the selection of Aaron Snipe, Public Affairs Advisor in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, as the recipient of this year’s Edward R. Murrow Award for his extraordinary efforts to […]

Amb. Thomas Pickering to Discuss Post-Benghazi Public Diplomacy in Roberts Lecture

Amb. Thomas Pickering (Department of State)

Ambassador Thomas Pickering will outline public diplomacy challenges following the incident last year in Benghazi, Libya in the third annual Walter Roberts Lecture, presented by the Walter Roberts Endowment and the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication. The talk takes place Tuesday 5 November, 6:00 to 7:30 […]

Pew Survey: Muslim Publics Concerned About Extremism

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Concern about Islamic extremism remains widespread among Muslims from South Asia to the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa. Across 11 Muslim publics surveyed by the Pew Research Center, a median of 67% say they are somewhat or very concerned about Islamic extremism. In five countries – Pakistan, Jordan, Tunisia, Turkey and Indonesia […]