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The 2020 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting, published by the ACPD per its congressional mandate, assesses the major public diplomacy and global media activities conducted by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM).  Based on data collected from the State Department’s Public Diplomacy bureaus and offices, the Public Affairs Sections at U.S. embassies worldwide, and the USAGM, the report serves as a unique reference document, highlighting public diplomacy strategies and resources used to advance U.S. foreign policy objectives.  The report also serves as a platform for innovation, assuring that U.S. government public diplomacy initiatives remain effective in a consistently competitive global information environment.  Finally, the 2020 report showcases U.S. public diplomacy’s embrace of diversity, to include the promotion of broad information sharing networks, multiple viewpoints and voices, and varied cultures.

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