The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy Project (2008-17)

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The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy Project (2008-17) 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 affairs & 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 includes annual meetings, events, youth programs, and research which led to the establishment of the first ever 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.

Speakers & Delegates during the symposia include leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

Participation in the annual Symposia is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students.

The project consists so far of the following international conferences and events:
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International Symposium on Cultural and Religious Diplomacy »

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)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN »

"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)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2015 »

"The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace within the Commonwealth"

(London; July 22nd-24th, 2015)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany »

“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)

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Moscow Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2014 »

"Striking a Chord Between the East and the West"

(Moscow; September 25th - 27th, 2014)

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Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Francophone Region »

"The Role of Cultural Diplomacy in the Francophone Region"

(The French National Assembly, Paris; September 22nd, 2014)

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Cool North - Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Nordic Countries »

"Strategies for Regional Development, Cooperation, Good Neighbor Relations"

(Copenhagen; September 8th - 9th, 2014)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Africa 2014 »

"Building Economic Bridges to Enhance African Sustainable Development and Economic Growth"

(Berlin; August 6th - 8th, 2014)

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Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany 2014 »

“Cultural Diplomacy in the German Public & Private Sectors”

(Berlin; July 29th - 31st, 2014)

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The Montenegro Symposium on International Law & Human Rights »

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

(Cetinje, Montenegro; July 8th - 10th, 2014)

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The Madrid Symposium on Peace Building & Conflict Resolution »

"The Promotion of World Peace through Inter-Faith Dialogue & Global Political Discourse"

(Madrid, Spain; July 15th - 17th, 2014)

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Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Southeast Europe »

Applied Cultural Diplomacy in Southeast Europe

(Zagreb; July 1st, 2014)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA »

“US Cultural Diplomacy in Practice: Building Cultural Bridges to Strengthen the Relationships between America and the Global Community”

(Washington D.C., June 23th - 24th; Baltimore, June 25th; & New York City, June 26th - 27th, 2014)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU »

"EU Cultural Diplomacy in Practice: Building Cultural Bridges within EU States and with the Global Community"

(Brussels; May 22nd - 24th, 2014)

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The Strasbourg Conference on International Law & Human Rights »

"The Role of International Law to Promote Sustainable Development, Youth Empowerment & Women’s Rights" (Strasbourg, France; April 14th - 16th, 2014)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Religion 2014 »

"The Promotion of World Peace through Inter-Faith Dialogue & the Unity of Faiths"

(Rome, Italy; March 31st - April 3rd, 2014)

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The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2012

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The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2012 »

"Human Rights, Sustainable Development, Economic Equality & Global Risks”

(Berlin, Geneva, Washington D.C.; May-July, 2012)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Africa 2012 »

“Cultural Diplomacy & Sustainable Development in Africa” (Berlin; July 25th - 28th, 2012)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2012 »

“A Global Dialogue about Cultural Diplomacy, National Security and Global Risks”

(Washington D.C; June 26th - 28th, 2012)

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The 2012 International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & International Economics »

“Political & Economic Inequalities: Bridging the Gap between Civil Society and the Public & Private Sectors”

(Berlin; June 20th - 22nd, 2012)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Geneva 2012 »

“Cultural Diplomacy & Sustainable Development”

(Geneva; June 13th - 15th, 2012)

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The 2012 International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights »

“Social & Cultural Inequality: Innovative Strategies to Promote Access to Human Rights and Equalize Globalization” (Berlin; June 1st - 4th, 2012)

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International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2011

International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2010

International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2009