Cultural Diplomacy

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Brazilian Accordionist and Singer “Dominguinhos” Passes Away

By Caio Bertazzoli, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Brazil mourns the loss of one of its most important and influential artists of the century. The accordionist, singer and composer Dominguinhos died this Tuesday the 23rd, after a seven year battle against lung cancer. He was 72. Known not only for his musical genius, Dominguinhos was also … Continue reading

The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine (R2P) and the Global Civil Society

By VLADISLAV CHERNIY, The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy On the 27 May, 2013, with the occasion of International Symposium on Human Rights, organised by Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Javier El-Hage who is a Bolivian attorney and constitutional law professor, delivered speech on the issue of “The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine (R2P), and the Global Civil Society“. The … Continue reading

Successful Socio-Environmental Processes Protecting Urban Ecosystems Facing Climate Change

By VLADISLAV CHERNIY, The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Natural Planet Foundation is non-governmental organisation from Colombia that attempts to protect the environment through special programs and projects that aimed at educational institutions, government agencies, promote rational use of natural resources, species in danger of extinction as well as preserve the quality of life. “NPF does educational … Continue reading

Overcoming Structural Barriers to Growth with Equity in Small Developing Countries – Perspectives from Belize

“Many of us were taught in school during the Middle Ages that there was little or no economic improvement over some eight centuries. Then came the industrial revolution, when it comes consistently advanced aid that was extraordinary by any former historical standard. We were then told to draw the conclusion that technical advance was the … Continue reading

The Day of Portugal was celebrated in Berlin

Por Águeda Varela, Instituto para a Diplomacia Cultural The smell of grilled sardines and smoke filled the air of Monbijou Park in Berlin on 9th June. Organized by Tiny Domingos and a group of Portuguese friends living in Berlin, the event aimed to celebrate the Day of Portugal, the national holiday that is celebrated on … Continue reading

Mercosur Faces Shallow Perspectives

By Caio Bertazzoli, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy. The latest news are not good for Mercosur, especially for the Brazil-Argentina relations. The Argentine government has decided to nationalize, with no right to restitution, two railway lines controlled by Brazilian company “ALL”. This adds yet another obstacle to the complicate relations between the two main actors of … Continue reading

La Presidenta Rousseff de Brazil, entre la lista de las mujeres mas influyentes del mundo.

By Maria Teresita Ordaz Apolinar Una alemana y una latinoamericana figuran en los primeros puestos de la lista de las 100 mujeres mas influyentes del mundo,  según la revista norteamericana Forbes. Dilma Rouseff, a sus 65 años, sube un escaño ubicándose como la segunda mujer mas poderosa en la actualidad, gracias a su gestión de … Continue reading

A model of Cultural Diplomacy through music: El Sistema.

By Maria Teresita Ordaz Apolinar Conceived as a model that seeks to incorporate children and underprivileged youth in the musical world, El Sistema has today worldwide recognition thanks to its achievements in promoting social change by providing opportunities for those without family or economic support to start a musical career. In the words of its … Continue reading

Cultural Diplomacy in practice: Pictorial exhibition and Bolivian Film Festival

By Teresa Palomar, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy. The cultural exchange through the arts is a fundamental piece to build the identity of a country or Nation Branding, it is a way in which states present their culture internationally and use it to build and maintain valuable relationships. An excellent example of this is the pictorial … Continue reading

What is Cultural Diplomacy?-¿Qué es la Diplomacia Cultural?

In the previous article, we began to explore the concept of Cultural Diplomacy as a new field of academic study. Today, we intend to continue this discussion and begin to offer a more in-depth understanding of Cultural Diplomacy, from both a theoretical and practical point of view. A Bit of History Cultural Diplomacy (or “Diplomacy of Cultures”) … Continue reading

The London Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference 2013

“Contemporary International Dialogue: Art-based Developments and Culture Shared between Nations”August 21st, 2013

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