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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Public Diplomacy Council names Ford event "Best Lecture on Public Diplomacy"

January 14, 2015

The Public Diplomacy Council, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization, named IPDGC as giving the "Best 2014 Lecture on Public Diplomacy" for this pa

Local, national media cover talk with Ambassador Ford

November 17, 2014

Missed last week's event with the former U.S. ambassador to Syria?

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.

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America's Voice: U.S. International Media in the Age of Putin, ISIS and Ebola

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:15pm

At this special event co-sponsored by IPDGC, VOA director David Ensor will discuss topics such as the challenges U.S. government-funded media face by the global marketplace, what VOA is doing to reach key audiences, and the changing information appetites around the world. He will be interviewed by School of Media and Public Affairs director Frank Sesno.

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