The Cross Continental Cooperation Project (2013-17)


The Cross-Continental Cooperation Project (2013-17) is a 5-year project taking place from the year 2013-2017 and conducted by the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy in cooperation with global governance organizations, national governments, international corporations and leading academic institutions. The project’s main aim is to use the application of cultural diplomacy in order to improve intercultural relations and by doing so, uniting the great powers of the contemporary world to better face today's global concerns.

The vision of the project is to create through its networks & participants, innovative follow-up initiatives and programs in order to further the dialogue and to create a sustainable impact in strengthening the cross-continental cooperation. The project has led to, already in its first years, the creation of further academic programs in the field of cultural diplomacy, the creation of the Center for Creative Industries & Performing Arts and the creation of the Center for International Law Studies.

Speakers & Delegates during the project summits and events include leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. Participation in the project events are open to applicants coming from the governmental and diplomatic fields, academia & scholars, representatives from the civil society and private sector, journalists, artists, young professionals and students.

The project consists so far of the follownig international conferences and events:

The International Symposium on Creative Industries, Culinary Innovation and Performing Arts »

"Benefits, Uses and Contributions to Global Politics, Diplomacy, Sustainable Economics and Multiculturalism"

(Berlin; July 28th - August 1st, 2015)

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Kosovo Summit on International Law & Human Rights 2015 »

"The 70 Year Anniversary of the End of WW2 and the Establishment of the UN: An Interdisciplinary Review of the Development of International Law in Protecting Human Rights"

(The Supreme Court, Pristina, Kosovo; June 14th - 17th, 2015)

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On the occasion of the 26th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum (Brussels; June 10th - 13th, 2015)

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Berlin Economic Forum 2015 »

"Innovative Nation Branding: Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments"

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) (International Conference, Berlin; March 4th - 7th, 2015)

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Film for Peace »

"The Power of Film & the Arts to Build Peace"

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival 2015 (Berlin; February 10th - 13th, 2015)

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International University - Strategy and Development Tactics »

The Conference is organized under the auspices of UNESCO

(International Scientific Conference; February 5th - 7th, 2014)

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The Hague Summit on International Law & Human Rights »

An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Role of International Law in Promoting Human Rights

(International Court of Justice, The Hague; February 4th-5th, 2015)

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The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development »

"Establishing a Sustainable Educational System Infrastructure and Professional Development Programs in Africa"

(Berlin; January 13th - 16th, 2015)

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The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest »

„25 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall in Central and Eastern Europe: Looking Back, Looking Forward”

(Bucharest; November 19th – 21st, 2014)

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Berlin Economic Forum 2014-24 (Project Launch Event) »

"Sustainable Economies, Sustainable Technologies, Sustainable Industries”

(Berlin; November 8th - 12th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall)

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The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy - “A World without Walls” »

Opportunities for Peace Building in a Time of Global Insecurity

(Berlin; November 7th - 10th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall")

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Forum on Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2014 »

"Celebrating Art and Culture in the Commonwealth as Key Features of Nation Branding"

(London; October 15th – 17th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the BFI London Film Festival 2014)

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