Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights
"Towards a Global Human Rights Culture: The Need for a Collective Alliance in the Protection & Promotion of Human Rights"
Symposium AgendaThe conference will bring civil society practitioners, academics and world leaders with the intention of creating global alliances and platforms for dialogue. This major assembly of Human Rights activists and experts will create a cohesive coalition of supporters with the aim of strengthening current policies while initiating new proposals in the Human Rights arena.
The simultaneous sessions of the conference will provide a unique opportunity for those involved in the field to come together and discuss contemporary obstacles and needed revisions, work collectively as a single entity, and ultimately propose alternative solutions to current impediments.
The overall aim of the conference will be to encourage inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural discussions on salient issues surrounding the field of Human Rights, thus promoting a greater understanding across national borders, while implementing the concurrent goal to empower civil society with this unique international platform for exchange.
The conference will conclude with a Best Practices & Solutions Proposal to be sent to congress participants, world leaders, nation states, and global governance organizations, which will give participants the ability to directly impact current global policies.
The conference will be split into the following four parts:
- Equality Issues: Women's Rights & Representation of Women in Politics »
(May 27th - 28th, 2013)
- Environmental Responsibility & Climate Change »
(May 29th - 30th, 2013)
- Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Practice
(May 30th - June 1st, 2013)