Forthcoming Events

Deutsch - Syrischer Monat 2016 »
"Zelebrieren der syrischen Kultur"
(Berlin vom 1.4.2016 - 30.04.2016)

Die Lebenslagen der Flüchtlinge, die Deutschland erreichen, sind sehr unterschiedlich, gemeinsam ist ihnen jedoch meist, dass sie sich, verglichen mit ihrem gewohnten Umfeld, in einem gänzlich fremden befinden und auf deutsche Bürger treffen, bei denen wenig Bewusstsein und Verständnis für die syrische Kultur vorliegt. Mit dem Ziel des kulturellen Austausches wird das Institute for Cultural Diplomacy eine Reihe von informierenden und bildenden Veranstaltungen anbieten, in denen die syrische Kultur zelebriert werden wird. (More »)

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany »
"The Time is Now: Utilising Cultural Diplomacy to Unite the World's Cultures Before Hard Power takes the Lead"

(Berlin; May 12th - 15th, 2016
Held Parallel to the Berlin Carnival of Cultures)

The 2016 International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany will take place in Berlin from May 12th - 15th, 2016 and will be held parallel to the Berlin Carnival of Cultures. (More »)

German-Russian Month 2016 »
"Developing Initiatives to build Cultural Bridges"
(Berlin, May 2nd - 28th, 2016)

To build stronger bridges with Russian community in Germany, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is organizing a German-Russian Monat 2016 in Berlin that will bring people together to share knowledge of art, music, literature and other forms of the arts. This event series will therefore be another great opportunity to get additional perspective of Russia and to strengthen cultural bridges. (More »)

Artistic Cultural Diplomacy: Building Bridges through Art, Film and Music »
Certificate Program in the Implementation of Cultural Diplomacy through the Arts, Music & Cinema
(Berlin; May 10th - 20th, 2016)

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The Certificate Program in the Implementation of Cultural Diplomacy through the Arts, Music & Cinema is comprised of specialized courses designed to provide participants with core knowledge in the field of Cultural Diplomacy, with a special emphasis on the use of the arts, music and cinema as methods of cultural diplomacy. The program combines both theory and practical case studies from a wide variety of fields, such as international relations, diplomacy, the humanities, and culture. The program provides a thorough analysis of a diverse selection of cultural diplomacy institutions and the application of cultural diplomacy in the framework of foreign policy, domestic policy and multiculturalism. (More »)

"Creative Approaches for Simultaneous Secure of Biodiversity, Poverty Reduction and Tourism Development"
(Berlin, March 5th - 7th, 2014); May 30th, 2012

A Lecture by the Hon. Dirk Niebel, Former Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany... (more)

Germany and the World 2011
(Berlin, March 3rd - 6th, 2011)

An interview with Dr. Manfred Stolpe, ehemalige Ministerpräsident des Landes Brandenburg; Bundesminister für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen a. D. (more)

"The Green New Deal"
(Berlin, February 9th, 2010)

A Keynote Speech by Renate Künast, Leader of the German Green Party and Former German Minister of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (more)

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

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 »)
The Symposium included Keynote Addresses from the Honorable Members of the ICD:
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
President, ICD Advisory Board
Hon. Hans Eichel
Minister of Finance of Germany (1999-2005)
MEP Michèle Alliot-Marie
Vice President of the ICD for the Francophone Countries
Vice President Linda Lanzillotta
Vice President of the Italian Senate
Charles Huber (MdB)
Member of the German Parliament
MK Omer Barlev
Member of the Israeli Knesset
Judge Dragoljub Popovic
Judge, the European Court of Human Rights
Judge Vagn Joensen
President the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)
Judge Julia Sebutinde
President, ICD Program on International Law & Human Rights
Hon. José de Faria Costa
Ombudsman of Portugal
Hon. Thuli Madonsela
Public Protector of South Africa
Prof. Michael Lederer
Vice President, Furtwangen University