“Football forge Cooperation & Togetherness out of our Differences”
See you all in Camp Nou - The Barcelona Summit on Cross Continental Cooperation
"Enhancing Cross & Trans Continental Cooperation"
(Barcelona; March 22th - 25th, 2018)
Our most passionate compliments and greetings to H.E. Amb. Karunasena Hettiarachchi (Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany) and the people of Sri Lanka in Germany for a memorable event celebrating Sri Lanka's 70th Independence Day in the ICD Academy House for Arts and Culture. In the Picture from Left to Right:
Mark C Donfried (Director General, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy)
H.E. Karunasena Hettiarachchi (Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany)
H.E. Ramón Ignacio Ripoll Diaz (A...mbassador of Cuba to Germany)
H.E. Ramesh Prasad Khanal (Ambassador of Nepal to Germany)
H.E. Florence Isabelle Rafaramalala (Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Madagascar to Germany)
H.E. Yasuschi Misawa (Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan to Germany)
Hearty Congratulations for President Nikos Anastasiadis (President of Cyprus) for his re-election.
(Mark Donfried Visit to Cyprus; February 4th-6th, 2018)
Many thanks to our good friend Nondas Metaxas (Member of the ICD Advisory Board; Former CEO of the Cyprus Stock Exchange) and for all friends in Cyprus for a very successful visit and cooperation in Nicosia this weekend.
We look forward to further develop our cooperation during the BEF 2018.
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Dance as Cultural Diplomacy between the CSU and the SPD
President Edmund Stoiber (President of the Advisory Board of the ICD) and Minister Sigmar Gabriel (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany) performing dance as cultural diplomacy during the German FilmBall (January 20th, 2018).
Read more about President Edmund Stoiber and the importance of dance as cultural diplomacy here:...
SPORT AS CULTURAL DIPLOMACY BY EDMUND STOIBER (PRESIDENT OF THE ICD ADVISORY BOARD)
Read more about President Stoiber Here: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/index.php?edmund-stoiber-en
In preparation for our mega event in Barcelona (March 2018), the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy will publish in the next days new research and articles about the possibility for states and regions to use sports in order to avoid conflicts while at the same time and resources improve the economi...c situation of its citizens.
In the meantime, read a short interview with Edmund Stoiber (President, ICD Advisory Board) who is long time involved in this kind of activity:
Read my last Article in Arab News.
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"Sport as Cultural Diplomacy in Korea"
The Peace Winter Olympic Games 2018, Who Would Have Believed? After many years of making attempts to call North Korea, finally a call from North Korean was received in South Korea, to discuss the participation of North Korea in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. This starter for what we hope will be a sustained conversation, serves as a prime example for “Sports as Cultural Diplomacy” and demonstrates once more the importance of a constant use of cultural diplomacy.
Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN
"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"
(NYC & Washington D.C; February 26th - March 1st, 2018)
"As we begin 2018, I call for unity. I truly believe we can make our world more safe and secure. We can settle conflicts, overcome hatred and defend shared valu...es. But we can only do that together.
Unity is the path. Our future depends on it."
-- A New Year's message from United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.