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Academic Programs in CD 

Forthcoming Events 2015 

Berlin Economic Forum »
Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Foreign Investments

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB)
(International Conference, Berlin; March 4th - 7th, 2015)

The vision of the conference is to bring an interdisciplinary mixture of representatives from the public sector, private sector and civil society as well as practitioners of Cultural Diplomacy in order to prepare an agenda for after the conclusion of the conference, which will initiate programs and projects that will support sustainable economic growth at the national and international levels. (More »)

Film for Peace »
The Power of Film & the Arts to Build Peace

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival 2015
(Berlin; February 10th - 13th, 2015)

The conference will examine the immense transformative value that film, as well as the arts and music hold as vehicles of Cultural Diplomacy. The vision of the conference is to bring an interdisciplinary mixture of celebrated artists, high level representatives from the film industry and practitioners of Cultural Diplomacy in order to prepare an agenda for after the conclusion of the conference, which will initiate programs and initiatives that will support global peace. (More »)

Organization for Youth Education & Development (OYED) (More »)

The Common EU Youth Policy Forum »
„A Call for Further EU Engagement & Support in Youth Issues„

(Berlin; February 19th - 21st, 2015)

The Common EU Youth Policy Forum will gather representatives from non-governmental organizations and civil society, experts in the areas of youth coming from the fields of politics, economics and law together with politicians, academics, young professionals and students from across the EU. The 3-Day Forum delegates will discuss the proposal for a Common EU Youth Policy Proposal 2014-24 and develop a plan for after the conclusion of the conference to establish programs and initiatives that will be implemented across the EU at the local and national levels to support the policy proposal. (More »)

Young Leaders' Forums »
(Forthcoming Conferences for 2015)

The OYED Young Leaders´ Forums are international networks of like-minded young individuals with an interest in developing, supporting and sustaining intercultural relations. Over the past decade the OYED Young Leaders´ Forum has grown to become one of Europe's largest independent cultural exchanges Forum.
To join the Young Leaders´ Forums, please click Here.
Forthcoming Weeklong Seminars for 2015 include:
Cultural Diplomacy & the Global Economy: A Forum for Young Leaders »
Berlin; March 5th - 8th, 2015
Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders »
Berlin; February 09th - 13th, 2015

Conference Reviews (More »)

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014 »
"World without Walls 2014”: The Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

(Berlin; November 7th - 10th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall")

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy is the world’s leading event within its field and traditionally hosted and organized by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy and other leading organisations from around the world at the end of the calendar year. The 2014 conference is titled „World Without Walls„ to emphasize the great changes that took place in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall and to symbolize the many political, economic and cultural walls that still exist in today’s society. (More »)
Speakers for the Summit included:
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
President Vicente Fox
55th President of Mexico
Hon. Lars Lokke Rasmussen
Former Prime Minister of Denmark
Judge Julia Sebutinde
Judge, the International Court of Justice
Jermaine Jackson
Celebrated American Singer, Member of The Jackson 5
HRH Prince Radu of Romania
Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen

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