Chinese spokespersons trainingRobert FordPDC Panel
  • TV interview training with a delegation of government spokespersons from the People's Republic of China
  • Fourth Annual Walter Roberts Lecture with Ambassador Robert Ford
  • Public diplomacy experts hold a panel event in Jack Morton Auditorium


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Local, national media cover talk with Ambassador Ford

November 17, 2014

Missed last week's event with the former U.S. ambassador to Syria? We will have video, transcript, and audio from the event up shortly.

Robert Ford

Former U.S. ambassador to Syria to speak at GW

October 28, 2014

Robert S. Ford will be the speaker for the 4th Annual Walter Roberts Lecture.

Data Driven Public Diplomacy

IPDGC director contributes to public diplomacy report

September 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy released a report on data-driven public diplomacy.

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What Makes a Good Public Diplomacy Officer and How Can They Improve?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:30pm

Robert Arbuckle, Director of Public Diplomacy training at the State Department's National Foreign Service Institute, will discuss recruiting and training for public diplomacy officers in the U.S.

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