Cultural Diplomacy Research

Statements on the Significance of Cultural Diplomacy

On this page you can find a selection of written statements reflecting on the significance of cultural diplomacy from ICD Advisory Board Members as well as close supporters of the ICD coming from different backgrounds, fields, cultures and countries.
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Cultural Diplomacy & Business Relations »

By Prof. Eric S. Maskin (Professor of Economics, Harvard University; USA; Nobel Prize Winner in Economics)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Cross-Cultural Understanding »

By H.E. Amb. Isaac Lamba (Ambassador of Malawi to Germany)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Deirdre Shurland, Senior Consultant, UN Environnent Program

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Cultural Diplomacy & Freedom of Expression »

By Prof. Gavin Phillipson (Professor, Durham Law School; UK)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights »

By Heather Blake (Head of Reporters Without Borders, UK)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By H.E. Amb. Parviz Shahbazov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Germany

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Cultural Diplomacy & Media »

By Marta Cooper (Editorial Assistant, Index on Censorship)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Multilateral Trade Negotiations »

By Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu (Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia; Former Minister of Trade)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By H.E. Amb. Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to Germany

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Cultural Diplomacy & Self-Liberation »

By José António Pinto Ribeiro (Former Minister of Culture of Portugal)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Edward W. Scott, Co-Founder, Enterprise Software Company BEA Systems

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Cultural Diplomacy & The Need for Common Understanding »

By The Hon. Anna Diamantopoulou (Former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, and Equal Opportunities)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Hans B. Sicat, President & CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.

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Cultural Diplomacy & Women »

By Meg Jones (Women and Trade Program Development Manager, International Trade Center)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Lochin Nusratulloevich Fayzulloev, Vice-Chairman, Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports, and Tourism of Tajikistan

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Cultural Diplomacy and the Interconnectivity of Digital Media »

By Judy Muller (Journalist & Reporter for ABC, NBC, and NPR)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Minister Sanja Vlahovic, Minister of Science of Montenegro

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Cultural Diplomacy in Combatting Xenophobia »

By H.E. Amb. Craig Murray (Former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By The Hon. Dr. Erhard Busek, Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria; Former Minister for Science and Research of Austria

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Cultural Diplomacy in South Africa »

By H.E. Amb. Vika M. Khumalo (Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Turkey)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Staffan Nilsson, President, European Economic and Social Committee

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Cultural Diplomacy via Cultural Understanding »

By Prof. Talha Köse (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, İstanbul Şehir University; Turkey)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Jürgen Janssen, Head of German UN Global Compact Network

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Cultural Diplomacy, Exposure, and Human Rights »

By H.E. Amb. Luvuyo Ndimeni (Minister-Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Chris Castro, Co-founder / Executive Director, IDEAS for Us

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Cultural Diplomacy, Religion, and Multiculturalism »

By H.E. Amb. Ian Biggs (Australian Ambassador to Turkey)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By The Rt. Hon. Anna Diamantopoulou, Former Minister of Education for Greece

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The Importance of Education in Cultural Diplomacy »

By Martha J. Kanter (Under Secretary of Education, US State Department)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Dr. Werner Zittel, Chairman of the Board, Ludwig-Bölkow-Stiftung

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The Many Facets of Diplomacy: Cultural, Corporate, Public, and Citizen »

By Jerry Edling (Editor in Chief, “PD” Magazine, University of Southern California; USA)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Joy Hyvarinen, Executive Director, Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development

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The Potential Use of Sport as Cultural Diplomacy »

By H.E. Amb. Makhenkesi Arnold Stofile (Ambassador of South Africa to Germany)

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What is Cultural Diplomacy to you? »

By Prof. Carlo Alberto Pinelli, Asian Desk, Mountain Wilderness International

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The Spread of Information and Education through Cultural Diplomacy »

By Aldona Z. Wos (Former US Ambassador to Estonia)

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The Use of Culture as an Educational Tool »

By Kristin Lord (Executive Vice President, Center for a New American Security)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Identity »

By The Hon. Charles Clarke (Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Multiculturalism »

By Ingrid Hönlinger (Member of the German Parliament)

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Cultural Diplomacy & People Exchange »

By The Hon. Said W. Musa (Former Prime Minister of Belize)

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Cultural Diplomacy & Sustainable Development »

By Gerard Biraud (Former Chairman, Joint Inspection Unit, The United Nations)

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Cultural Diplomacy as an Instrument for Integration & Peace »

By Shahid Najam (United Nations Resident Coordinator in Turkey)

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Cultural Diplomacy for Successful Peace-building and Conflict Resolution »

By H.E. Amb. Dr. Milan Jazbec (Ambassador of Slovenia to Turkey)

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Cultural Diplomacy in Combatting Extremism and Promoting Interaction »

By H.E. Amb. Jean-Daniel Ruch (Special Representative for the Middle East, Foreign Ministry of Switzerland)

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Cultural Diplomacy in Conflict Prevention »

By H.E. Amb. John Holmes (Ambassador of Canada to Turkey)

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Cultural Diplomacy in Effective Succession »

By H.E. Amb. Drazen Hrastic (Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Germany)

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Cultural Diplomacy, Building Resilience, and Sustainable Development »

By Siddharth Chatterjee (Chief Diplomat, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent)

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Cultural Diplomacy: Building Trust and Building Bridges »

By Cecile Molinier (Director, UNDP Office in Geneva)

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Leveraging Culture and Diplomacy in the Age of Information »

By The Hon. Tara D. Sonenshine (Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, US State Department)

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The Importance of Cultural Diplomacy in Resolving Conflict »

By Ceren Mutuş Toprakseven (Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern & African Studies, International Strategic Research Organization; Turkey)

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Education & Cultural Diplomacy »

By Hassan Diab (Minister of Education & Higher Education of Lebanon)

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Cultural Diplomacy in the Contemporary World »

By the ICD Advisory Board Member the Hon. Alan Ferguson (Former President of the Australian Senate; Former Senator from South Australia)

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GOODWILL MESSAGE »

BY PRINCE ADETOKUNBO KAYODE, SAN, HONOURABLE MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND NATIONAL ORIENTATION

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By Clive Myrie (Journalist, BBC)

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The Importance of Cultural Diplomacy »

By the Vice Chairman of the ICD Advisory Board Erna Hennicot Schoepges (Former Minister of Culture of Luxembourg)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By John Hemming (Member of the British Parliament)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By Senator Larry Pressler (Former US Senator – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By Dr. Nazar al Baharna (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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Importance of Cultural Diplomacy »

By Selmo Cikotić (Former Minister of Defense of Bosnia & Herzgovina – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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On Cultural Diplomacy: a brief statement on the cultural diplomacy in the contemporary world »

By Dr. Zvonimir Paul Separovic (Former minister of foreign affairs and minister of justice, Republic of Croatia – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By Dr. Erkki Tuomioja (ICD Advisory Board Member - Finnish Foreign Minister)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By H.E Amb. Gebhardt von Moltke (ICD Advisory Board Member –Former German Ambassador to the UK and NATO)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By H.E. Amb. Paula Dobriansky (Former under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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Comment on Cultural Diplomacy »

By The Hon. Rex Rexhep Meidani (ICD Advisory Board Member – Former President of Albania)

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Cultural Diplomats Of All Countries Unite! »

By Dr. Jacques F. Poos (Former Deputy Prime minister of Luxemburg – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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CD Statement - The Role of Cultural Diplomacy in Today's World »

By Prof. Dr. Vasile Puscas (Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs – ICD Advisory Board Member)

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Statement about Cultural Diplomacy »

By the President of the ICD Young Leaders Forums, the Hon. Yasar Yakis (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey)

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