0:

US Cultural Institutes in China[1]

2:

of every 3 Afghans listen to BBC at least once a week[2]

4:

issues of PD Magazine[3]

10:

day in December recognized as “Human Rights Day”[4]

15.4:

billion dollars-

the estimated value of Australia’s international

higher education industry from 2008-2009[5]

60:

number of Confucius Institutes in the U.S.[6]

92:

countries reached in 2009 by AmeriCares

Global & Domestic Medical Assistance,

Emergency Response and Medical Outreach Programs[7]

140:

volunteer attorneys working for Human Rights Initiative,

a Dallas-based organization assisting those crossing

the U.S. border to gain asylum[8]

188:

million people

comprise the BBC world service global audience[9]

520:

million dollars for 2010 was allocated for the State Department

to engage in public diplomacy[10]

1500:

percent increase in 2009

of Indonesian Facebook users from one to 14 million, making it the country with the third-most users in the world

(after the US and UK)[11]

3,000:

minimum estimated number of NGOs operating in Haiti

before  the January 2010 earthquake-

the second highest number per capita in the world after India[12]

23,000:

followers of The State Department on Twitter since 2007[13]

440,000:

students who learn French at one of the centers run

by the Alliance at 1,071 locations in 133 countries.[14]


[1] https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/

apr/08/china-60-us-0-culture-centers-in-others-country/?page=1

[2] http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/institutional/2009/07/090702_annual_review2009_year_in_numbers.shtml

[3] www.uscpublicdiplomacymagazine.org

[4] http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/humanrights/

[5] Agence France Press and the Australian government’s February 2010 review of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

[6] https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/

apr/08/china-60-us-0-culture-centers-in-others-country/?page=1

[7] http://www.americares.org/aboutus/financial-information/09-annual-report-minus-donor-listing-144596_americaresforweb.pdf

[8] http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/columnists/rmiller/stories/DN-miller_15bus.ART.State.Edition1.4abee00.html

[9] http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/institutional/2009/07/090702_annual_review2009_year_in_numbers.shtml

[10] http://

www.huffingtonpost.com/hussain-abdulhussain/overhauling-us-public-dip_b_503356.html and http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/136560.pdf

[11]Jakarta Globe: http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/culture/slander-and-unity-the-year-online-in-indonesia/349874 and Facebook.com

[12] Bill Clinton via United States Institute of Peace, April 2010: http://www.usip.org/files/resources/PB%2023%20Haiti%20a%20Republic%20of%20NGOs.pdf

[13] http://twitter.com/StateDept

[14]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alliance_Française