uscpublicdiplomacy.org, July 15, 2015
PD News headlines this week acknowledged the importance of civility, cooperation and intercultural communications in both addressing global challenges and creating mutually beneficial opportunities for public diplomacy. Cultural institutions in Italy, Jordan, and the U.S. returned 800 historical artifacts to Iraq, marking "a small victory for Iraqi authorities struggling to protect their heritage" from ISIS. Egypt, India and Israel hosted interfaith Ramadan dinners that extolled values of compassion and grace; and in London, citizens joined together, in person and online, to remember 52 victims of terror attacks.
- 7/7 Bombings Anniversary: #WalkTogether Trends on Twitter in London as Thousands Remember 52 Victims of Terror Attacks – The Independent
- Indian Embassy in Cairo Hosts Annual ‘Iftar’ Party – The Indian Express
- Iraq Celebrates Return of Antiquities, Appeals for World Help - Reuters Canada
- Putin Tells Obama He Wants Dialogue Based on Equality and Respect- Reuters
- Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must be Israelis Not Jews or Arabs – The Jerusalem Post
- Use Social Media to Promote Goodwill, Defeat Extremism - The Star Online