The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2015
"The 70th Anniversary of the End of WW2 and the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace"
(Berlin, London, New York, Istanbul; May - December, 2015)
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2009
"The Role of Soft Power in the International Environment"
Berlin, 27th - 31st July 2009
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2010
Culture, Globalization, and International Relations over the next Two Decades
(Berlin, May 23rd - 30th, 2010)
The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy is a 10-year project taking place from 2008-2017 and conducted by the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy in cooperation with global governance organizations, national governments, international corporations and leading academic institutions. The project is focused on the development and the promotion of the field of cultural diplomacy and its relations with the areas of international relations & economics, globalization, global governance, human rights, arts and culture.
Over the years the project has become the world’s largest event series in the field of cultural diplomacy. The Symposia included annual meetings, which held in the years 2008-2014 as well as over 200 events and youth programs, which led to the establishment of the first graduate and other academic programs in the field of cultural diplomacy and its recognition as an accredited academic field. To learn more about the academic aspects of the project, please visit the website of the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies: www.ccds-berlin.de
The year 2015 marks the 70th Anniversary of End of WW2 and the Establishment of the United Nations and its relevant institutions such as the International Court of Justice. The 8th Symposia will therefore focus on these historic events and will explore, analyze and develop best practices & future strategies for applied cultural diplomacy in order to be used to strengthen relations between states & communities and contribute to a more just and harmonic relations between societies. The 8th Symposia will take place in 2015 and will include large scale events that will take place in different major capital cities around the world throughout the months of May-December, 2015.
Participation in the Symposia is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students.
If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the symposia, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form:
Speakers & Delegates during the conferences will include leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here
The following Events will take place during May - December 2015:
War and Peace in the Religions of the Mediterranean: "Religions as Catalysts for Peaceful Coexistence"
The Symposium is under the Presence and Patronage of His All Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch(Galata Rum School, Kemeraltı Cad. Beyoğlu/İstanbul Turkey; December 6th - 8th, 2015)
"The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace"
(New York City; September 21st - 26th, 2015 - Held Parallel to the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly)
"Benefits, Uses and Contributions to Global Politics, Diplomacy, Sustainable Economics and Multiculturalism"
(Berlin; July 28th - August 1st, 2015)
"Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace within the Commonwealth"
(London; July 22nd-24th, 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)
EXCEPTIONAL MEETING OF POLITICAL & RELIGIOUS LEADERS
On the occasion of the 26th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum
(Brussels; June 10th - 13th, 2015)
“The 70th Anniversary of the End of WW2 and the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace”
(Berlin; May 21st - 24th, 2015)