The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Arab World
"The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions"
(Berlin; October 15th - 18th, 2017)
IntroductionThe Arab World has a rich diversity of ethnic and religious communities, which includes a population of over 400 million Arabs. The Arab world's ancient civilization, which goes back over 2000 years has offered significant cultural, scientific, mathematic, scholarly and other contributions to global civilization. The Arab world today is keeping up and in some areas is excelling with development of the digital era and its societies are some of the fastest developing and growing in the world.
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Arab World will focus on the opportunities for cultural diplomacy in the Arab World in the framework of the current transitions and challenges. In particular, the symposium will highlight the best practices of cultural diplomacy to educate and to strengthen relationships between groups within the Arab World and to strengthen relationships between the Arab World and the global community.
Symposium SpeakersSpeakers during the symposium will include leading politicians, diplomats, governmental officials, senior academics, 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.
Symposium LocationsBased in Berlin, the conference will be hosted at ICD House of Arts & Culture and in a number of important political, historic, and cultural locations across the city.
Symposium Participants »Participation in the conference 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.
Certificate of Attendance - All conference participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed.
If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the conference, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form: