Public Diplomacy Board

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PredecessorPublic Diplomacy Strategy Board
FormationApril 2006
Parent organizationUK/FCDO, UK/FCO

The Public Diplomacy Board of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office was set up in April 2006 along with the Public Diplomacy Partners Group following Lord Carter of Coles' Review of Public Diplomacy, which was delivered to the UK Foreign Secretary on 13 December 2005. It replaced the Public Diplomacy Strategy Board which was set up following the Wilton Review. It is supported by the Public Diplomacy Group within the Foreign Office, which replaces the Public Diplomacy Policy Department.


The Board comprises

The BBC World Service has observer status in recognition of its editorial independence. Public Diplomacy Group in the Foreign Office is the Board's secretariat.