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The 2023 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting, published by the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy in fulfillment of 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. missions 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, ensuring that U.S. government public diplomacy initiatives remain effective in a consistently competitive global information environment. Finally, the 2023 report celebrates the ACPD’s 75 years of service to the White House, Congress, and the American people with reflections on its past as well as its future by current and former ACPD commissioners, executive directors, and longtime research and policy partners. 


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