The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a virtual public meeting Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., to preview the 2021 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting. The meeting will feature a panel of practitioners from U.S. Department of State missions in Africa, Central Asia, and the Western Hemisphere who will discuss challenges to and opportunities for public diplomacy.
Congress created the bipartisan ACPD panel in 1948 to appraise U.S. government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Commission conducts research that provides honest assessments of public diplomacy efforts, and disseminates findings through reports, white papers, and other publications. It also holds public symposia that generate informed discussions on public diplomacy issues. The Commission reports to the President, Secretary of State, and Congress.
For more information on the ACPD, its congressionally mandated annual reports, or the upcoming public meeting, please visit this link.