The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy

Call for Applications for International Symposium
Date: July 27-31, 2009
Venue: Berlin

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy will bring together young leaders from across the world for a program of lectures, panel discussions, and seminars lead by leading figures from international relations. The following are a selection of the speakers during the Symposium:

Jorge Sampaio UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Former President of Portugal

Joaqim Chissano Former President of Mozambique, Former Chairperson of the African Union

Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga Former President of Latvia

Cassam Uteem Former, President of the Republic of Mauritius
Dr. Erkki Tuomioja Former Foreign Minister of Finland

Borys Tarasyuk Former Foreign Minister of the Ukraine
Samuel Jones
Head of Culture, Demos

Further information about the Symposium, including the full list of speakers, can be found under www.culturaldiplomacy.org/academy/index.php?en_calendar_symposium-2009.

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is also currently accepting applications for our programs:

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders, Berlin, 21st - 26th June, 2009

The United States Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leader, Berlin, 29th June - 4th July, 2009

Further information about the activities of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy can be found under

http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/

I would be grateful if you could forward the text below on to any students who you feel may be interested in attending.

With warm regards,

Mark Donfried

Director & Founder

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD)

Keithstr. 14, Berlin, D-10787 Germany

Phone: +49/(0)30 2360 7680

Fax: +49/(0)30 2360 768 11

http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/

donfried@culturaldiplomacy.org

Call for Applications The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy

Berlin, 27th - 31st July, 2009

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy will bring together young leaders from across the world for a program of lectures, panel discussions, and seminars lead by leading figures from international relations. The following are a selection of the speakers during the Symposium:

Jorge Sampaio UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Former President of Portugal

Joaqim Chissano Former President of Mozambique, Former Chairperson of the African Union

Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga Former President of Latvia

Cassam Uteem Former, President of the Republic of Mauritius
Dr. Erkki Tuomioja Former Foreign Minister of Finland

Borys Tarasyuk Former Foreign Minister of the Ukraine
Samuel Jones Head of Culture, Demos

Prof. Dr. Joseph S. Nye Jr.*, Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard University (*video lecture)
Prof. Dr. Cynthia Schneider, Former US Ambassador to the Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Christian Armbrüster, Judge and Professor in Law, Free University Berlin

Further information about the International Symposium can be found under:

www.culturaldiplomacy.org/symposium

Enquiries concerning the Symposium should be made to symposium@culturaldiplomacy.org

Who can apply?

The International Symposium is open to applications from students and young professionals with an active interest in international relations.

What will the Symposium involve?

The program for the International Symposium will consist of five days of lectures, seminars and panel discussions with leading figures from the political, diplomatic, academic and civil society spheres.

What other programs does the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy offer?

In addition to the International Symposium, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is also currently accepting applications for the following bi- and multi-lateral programs for individuals interested in the relationship or region in question:

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders

Berlin, 21st - 26th June, 2009

Email: cde@culturaldiplomacy.org

The United States Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders

Berlin, 29th June - 4th July, 2009

Further information about these programs can be found on the ICD Young Leaders Forums website:

www.culturaldiplomacy.org/youngleadersforums/index.php?en

With kind regards

Mark Donfried

Founder and Director

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy