Forthcoming Events 2015

Ahorita Latin America »
ICD House; April 18th, 2015

Latin America’s time has come. More so than ever before, Europe is embracing Latin America as one of the richest regions of the world. From the diversity of its beautiful landscapes to the flavor of its cuisine, and the compassion and generosity of its people to the unforgettable rhythms of its music and dance, Latin America offers an experience that no other part of the world can. (More »)

Bellissima Italia! »
ICD House; April 25th, 2015

The Italian community is one of the biggest foreign presences in Germany and is proud to present its culture, traditions and customs, in a welcoming Berlin. Italy is well known for its excellence - food, culture, fashion and fine arts (and especially for its own friendly people), which made the “Bel Paese” one of the most attractive countries in the world.. (More »)


The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2015 »
"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)

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2015 will take place in Berlin from May 21st-24th, 2015 and will focus on issues related to the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 and the establishment of the UN. Based on the experience and lessons learned from these past conflicts and transitions, the Symposium aims to develop initiatives to promote cultural diplomacy practices that can be applied and implemented in the framework of the challenges of the twenty-first century. (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 in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDA) »
Berlin; May 20th - 24th, 2015
Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) »
Berlin; May 20th - 24th, 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 was 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 »)
Speakers for the Forum included:
Minister Navin Dissanayake
Minister of Tourism and Sports of Sri Lanka
Minister Darko Lorencin
Minister of Tourism of Croatia
Minister Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin
Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries of Haiti

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