The August First Monday Forum featured a discussion of news censorship and circumvention in China and other “denied areas” in Asia, with Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia. Photo by Bruce Guthrie. The program was broadcast live by CSPAN.
New officers were elected to serve the Public Diplomacy Council on May 6, 2019. From left to right: Anne Barbaro, treasurer; Peter Kovach, secretary; Sherry Lee Mueller, PhD., president; Ambassador Brian Carlson, vice president.
Council members will mentor two career State Department officers selected as Kathryn W. Davis Public Diplomacy Fellowship, sponsored by the Council of American Ambassadors. Council chairman, the Hon. Bruce S. Gelb, poses with new Fellows Katherine Tarr and James Wesley Jeffers, at the inaugural luncheon in Washington's DACOR-Bacon House. Photo credit: Cassia King.
Thirty years ago, a group of retired and active foreign service officers founded the Public Diplomacy Foundation. Their successors held a round-table November 5 at George Washington University (GWU), a close-up assessment of the state of this fine art of people-to- people dialogues today.
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