US Forum on Cultural Diplomacy

"The Importance of Cultural Diplomacy in Turbulent Times"

(Washington D.C.; April 8th -10th, 2024)

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The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture »

A world where every cultural organizer feels connected

Forum on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2014 »

US Cultural Diplomacy in Practice

Discussion about Cultural Diplomacy with David Soul »

David Soul (Best known for his Role as Detective Kenneth "Hutch" in the TV Program "Starsky & Hutch")

Discussion about Cultural Diplomacy with Jermaine Jackson »

Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer) talks to Jack McConnell (First Minister of Scotland)

What is Cultural Diplomacy for Me »

Alberto Gonzales (80th United States Attorney General of the United States)

"Global Challenges Confronting the U.S." »

John R. Bolton (27th United States National Security Adviser)

"Hard Power, Soft Power"

Michael Chertoff (2nd USA Secretary of Homeland Security)

"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"

Chuck Hagel (24th US Secretary of Defense)

"The Influence of American Diversity and Values Through the Rule of Law"

Alberto Gonzales (80th United States Attorney General of the United States)

"A Global Dialogue about Cultural Diplomacy, National Security and Global Risks"

Martha J. Kanter, (Under Secretary of the US Department of Education)

"Leveraging Culture and Diplomacy in the Age of Information"

Tara D. Sonenshine (US Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs)

"The Impact of Soft Power & Cultural Diplomacy on US Foreign Policy"

Paula Dobriansky (US Under Secretary of State for Democracy & Global Affairs)

"A Conversation about World News & Cultural Diplomacy"

Vivian Schiller (CEO of NPR - National Public Radio)

"Creating a Dialogue with Muslim Communities around the World after September"

A Keynote Address by Charlotte Beers (US Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs)

"It's None of Your Business: The Challenges of Getting Public Information to the Public"

Kathleen Carroll (Executive Editor, Associated Press - AP)

"Building Cultural Bridges: An American Perspective" »

A lecture by Richard Bryan (25th Governor of Nevada; United States Senator from Nevada)

"Cultural Diplomacy and Change in a Digital World" »

A Lecture by Steve Merrill (77th Governor of New Hampshire)

"Why Hard Power Alone Cannot Safeguard US Interests" »

A Lecture by William Weld (68th Governor of Massachusetts)

"Cultural Diplomacy - A Viable Tool to Address Intractable Security Dilemmas" »

Tad J. Oelstrom (U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General)

"The Military, an Agent of Cultural Diplomacy" »

James B. Peake (U.S. Army General; 40th Surgeon General of the US Army; Former US Secretary of Veterans Affairs)

"Global Networks - Enablers for Soft and Smart Power" »

Clarence McKnight (U.S. Army General; Former Director - Command, Control, and Communications, US Joint Chiefs of Staff)

"Eisenhower's Farewell Address and Today's Military" »

James Hill (U.S. Army General; Former Commander of United States Southern Command)

"Promoting Political Rights through Soft Power"

William Howard Taft IV (21st United States Deputy Secretary of Defence)

"Enhance Human Dignity: The U.S. Diplomatic Mandate"

Jim Nicholson Bloch (5th US Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Chair, the Republican National Committee)

"Leadership Essentials in the Post 9/11 World"

James Milton Loy (US Admiral; 21st Commandant of the Coast Guard)

"The 2012 US Elections and Foreign Policy"

A Lecture by Senator Larry Pressler (US Senator from South Dakota)

"Smart Leadership: Higher Education in the Global Century"

Eduardo Ochoa (US Assistant Secretary of Education for Postsecondary Education; 4th President of California State University, Monterey)

"Hard vs Soft Power in Global and National Politics”

Tim Hutchinson (US Senator from Arkansas)

"The US 'Narrative' in a Highly Fluid, Multipolar and Increasingly Complex Muslim World" »

Osman Siddique (US Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga and to Tuvalu)

"Using Cultural Diplomacy to Share Our Vision Abroad" »

Aldona Z. Wos (US Ambassador to Estonia)

"Cultural Diplomacy: Projecting America Abroad" »

Julia Chang Bloch (US Ambassador to Nepal)

"The Impact of Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy on US Foreign Policy" »

Christopher Hill (US Ambassador to Serbia, Iraq, South Korea, Poland, North Macedonia & Albania)

"Emerging Africa: The Case of Botswana's Democracy" »

Tebelelo Mazile Seretse (Ambassador of Botswana to the United States)

"The Soft Power of the Principality of Monaco" »

Gilles A. Noghès (Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco to the United States)

"A Global Dialogue about Cultural Diplomacy, National Security and Global Risks" »

Ichiro Fujisaki (Ambassador of Japan to the United States)