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The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy Studies »
BA, MA, & PhD Programs, E-Learning Programs, Certificate Programs

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy serves as the academic department within the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy with the aims of developing and raising awareness of the theory and practice of cultural diplomacy and related fields (such as human rights, international law, creative industries, and the performing arts) by governments and non-state actors, as well as to explore new strategies for the strengthening of intercultural relations and promoting global peace.
To apply for the academy programs, please click HERE
The Academy offers the following Programs:
BA & MA, & PhD Programs in Cultural Diplomacy » MA Programs in Creative Industries »
E-Learning Programs in Cultural Diplomacy » Certificate & Professional Development Programs in Cultural Diplomacy »
International Conferences » Weeklong Seminars in Cultural Diplomacy »

ICD House Events - Calendar 2015 (More »)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
24.8. 25.8. 26.8 27.8. 28.8. 29.8. 30.8.
  „Capital Swing & Jive„ Party »
20:30-21:30
Dance Workshops
10 EUR for the Workshop
Free Entry for the Party
Urban Kizz »
(Zouk & Kizomba)
19:00 Dance Workshop
20:00 Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
Tango Evening »
21:00 Dance Workshop
22:00 Milonga Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
  Living la Salsa »
Every Saturday
21:00 Dance Workshop
22:00 Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
 
31.8. 1.9. 2.9. 3.9. 4.9. 5.9. 6.9.
  „Capital Swing & Jive„ Party »
20:30-21:30
Dance Workshops
10 EUR for the Workshop
Free Entry for the Party
Urban Kizz »
(Zouk & Kizomba)
19:00 Dance Workshop
20:00 Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
Tango Evening »
21:00 Dance Workshop
22:00 Milonga Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
Harald Krüger »
Live Music (Rock’n‘Roll)
21:00
15 EUR Entry
Living la Salsa »
Every Saturday
21:00 Dance Workshop
22:00 Party
Free Entry for Workshop and Party
 

Forthcoming International Conferences 2015 (More »)

International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN »
"The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace"

(New York City; September 21st - 26th, 2015 - Held Parallel to the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly)
To Register for the Event Please Click HERE

In an age of growing international instability, many questions are being posed about the responsibility and the role of the United Nations in today’s interdependent world. This Symposium will take the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the UN to bring an international and interdisciplinary group of practitioners of cultural diplomacy together with high level global governance representatives in order to analyze and to develop new initiatives to promote cultural understanding, global human rights & world peace within the UN. (More »)
Speakers for the Symposium include:
H.E. Amb. Katalin Bogyay
Ambassador of Hungary to the UN
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
The Hon. Bertie Ahern
Former Prime Minister of Ireland

Thessaloniki Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Religion »
"Extending the Olive Branch: Peace through Interfaith Dialogue"

The Symposium is under the Presence & Patronage of His All Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch
(The Halki Theological School, Halki, Greece; December 6th - 9th, 2015)

To Register for the Event Please Click HERE

The Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Religion will aim to foster mutual understanding through interfaith dialogue in the spirit of securing a more peaceful and stable world. This momentous occasion will spotlight the significance of religious exchange through open dialogue and peaceful accord in the hopes of finding a common ground that unites rather than unbinds the world religions. In reimagining the role of religion as a tool for global peace and stability, the Symposium will see delegates from various disciplines, which will engage in discussions where the opportunity to hear their various impressions and thoughts on the issues and the strategies they think are viable to resolve systemic problems in order to achieve lasting peace will be presented. (More »)
The Symposium will include Keynote Addresses from the Honorable:
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
His All Holiness Bartholomew
Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch
Commissioner (Ret.) Anna Diamantopoulou
Former Greek European Commissioner for Employment

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2015 »
"Building Bridges of Peace and Reconciliation in Times of Greater Global Insecurity"
(Berlin; December 10th - 13th, 2015)

To Register for the Event Please Click HERE

The 2015 Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy aims to present all practices that the field of cultural diplomacy has to offer to the international community for their application to try to remedy and solve growing global challenges. The conference will bring together leading politicians, religious leaders, senior academics and celebrated artists together with representatives from areas of conflict in order to establish new institutions and initiatives that will help with these challenges using the practice of cultural diplomacy together with other practices and means. (More »)

Youth Education & Development (More »)

The Annual Summit on Youth in the United Nations »
"The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Youth Initiatives to Promote Sustainable Economies, Cultural Understanding, and Global Human Rights"

(New York City; September 21st - 26th, 2015 – Held Parallel to the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly)

The Annual Summit on Youth in the United Nations will bring together an interdisciplinary group of experts, activists and youth in order to develop initiatives driven by the youth to promote sustainable economies, intercultural understanding and global human rights. The summit will include a variety of lectures, interactive discussions, presentations, workshops and social activities that will support the summit agenda. (More »)

Young Leaders' Forums »
(Forthcoming Forums 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 apply for the Young Leaders´ Forums, please click Here.
Forthcoming Weeklong Seminars for 2015 include:
Cultural Diplomacy & the Global Economy: A Forum for Young Leaders »
Berlin; September 23rd - 27th, 2015
The United States Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (USAME) »
NYC; September 21st - 26th, 2015
Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) »
Berlin; December 10th - 16th, 2015
Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDA) »
Berlin; December 10th - 16th, 2015

Conference reviews (More »)

The Hague Summit on International Law & Human Rights »
An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Role of International Law in Promoting Human Rights

(International Court of Justice, The Hague; February 4th-5th, 2015)

The Summit brought together legislators, members of the judiciary, representatives from global governance institutions, and stakeholders from around the world to discuss and prepare recommendations and a list of concrete activities for the future development of the international law system to support human rights globally. (More »)
Speakers for the Summit included:
Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf
Judge, International Court of Justice
President Peter Tomka
President, the International Court of Justice
Judge Julia Sebutinde
Judge, the International Court of Justice
Judge Joyce Aluoch
Judge, International Criminal Court
Judge Christopher Greenwood
Judge, International Court of Justice
Judge Sanji Monageng
Vice President, International Criminal Court

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 & Delegates for the Summit included:
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
President Vicente Fox
55th President of Mexico
Hon. Massimo D'Alema
Former Prime Minister of Italy
HRH Prince Radu of Romania
Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen
President Tui Atua Tupua Tamase Taisi Efi
Head of State of Samoa
Hon. Lars Lokke Rasmussen
Former Prime Minister of Denmark

Berlin Economic Forum 2014-24 »
"Sustainable Economies, Sustainable Technologies, Sustainable Industries"

(Berlin; November 8th - 12th, 2014)

The Berlin Economic Forum 2014-24 is one of the world leading global conferences combining the fields of International Economics, and International Relations with an interdisciplinary and multinational program. The Congress took place over 4 days and analyzed issues related to Sustainable Economies, Sustainable Technologies, and Sustainable Industries. (More »)
Speakers & Delegates for the Forum included:
Rashid Bin Ali Al-Mansoori
CEO, Qatar Stock Exchange
Carlo Mazzi
Chairman, Prada S.p.A.
Rashed Al Baloushi
Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange
Christian Leitz
Head, Corporate Responsibility Management, UBS AG
Bernhard Schwager
Head, Sustainability Office, Robert Bosch GmbH
Dr. Gerhard Prätorius
Head of CSR & Sustainability, Volkswagen AG

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