The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
"Applied Cultural Diplomacy: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Best Practices & Future Strategies"

(Rome, Brussels, Addis Ababa, Washington DC, NYC, Berlin, London, Copenhagen; April - September 2014)


The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy is now 7 years old and has become the world's largest event series in the field of Cultural Diplomacy. The seventh Symposia will take place in 2014 and will include large-scale events that will take place in different major capital cities around the world in cooperation with governments, leading academic institutions and civil society organizations throughout the months of April - September 2014.

The 2014 symposia will focus on and explore best practices & future strategies for applied cultural diplomacy; and thus strengthen relations between states & communities and contribute to more just and harmonic relations between societies.

Symposia Participants »

Participation in the Symposia is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students as well as other interested individuals from across the world.

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:

Participant Papers »

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy encourages academic research and analysis of issues related to the goals of the Symposia, and would therefore like to welcome participants to submit a paper they would like to be considered for delivery at the Symposium. Following the Symposium, the papers will be included in the proposal document that will be issued and sent to all governments and leaders of the international community. To read articles submitted by participants of our international conferences or to submit a paper please click here ».

Symposia Speakers

Speakers during the Symposia will include leading dignitaries, heads of state, ministers, politicians, diplomats, academics, authors, dignitaries, human rights activists, journalists, musicians, and artists, as well as figures and experts from international politics, economics, the cultural sector, diplomacy, and civil society and private sector representatives from around the world. 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 April - September 2014:

Conferences 2014