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Professional Development for Africans

 

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Professional Development for Africans planning to work in and engage with Europe & the EU

Certificate Program for African Engagement in Europe & the EU

(Berlin; August 18th – 30th, 2013)

www.ccds-berlin.de

 

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Cultural Diplomacy, How it Operates Today? Click Here

 

To view the complete ICD calendar of events for 2013 please click Here

 

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We are currently accepting Applications for the following Programs and Events:

 

 The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS)

Forthcoming Academic Programs

(June– October, 2013)

www.ccds-berlin.de

 

The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (of the ICD Academy for Cultural Diplomacy) offers educational programs in partnership with other leading organizations. Educational programs include Certificate Programs, Study Abroad Programs, Distance Learning Programs (designed specifically for  governmental officials, academics, and professionals who are not able to leave their current positions), and Postgraduate Programs (for individuals pursuing careers in academia, diplomacy, government, and/or the private sector, related either wholly or in part to the field of Cultural Diplomacy).

 The CCDS is currently accepting applications for the following programs:

 

Professional Development for Africans planning to work in and engage with Europe & the EU

Certificate Program for African Engagement in Europe & the EU

(Berlin; August 18th – 30th, 2013)

www.ccds-berlin.de

 

The Certificate Program for African engagement in the EU is a two-week long program specifically tailored around the needs of African individuals aiming to engage in any academic, professional, commercial and cultural activity within the European Union borders. The program features lectures, workshops, seminars and participants led by prominent experts in EU-related matters from the fields of academia, politics, diplomacy, business and civil society. During their time in Berlin participants will also have the opportunity to take part in cultural and social activities and to visit institutions such as the German Foreign Office, the German Parliament, the Berlin City Hall, cultural institutions, private businesses and Berlin-based embassies.

 

The Certificate Program for African Engagement in the EU, offered by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, Germany, is a program of specialized courses designed to provide participants with core knowledge in the different aspects and dynamics characterizing the complex socio-cultural and economic landscape of Europe. The program will combine both theory and practice, making it a unique experience for those interested in immersing themselves in contemporary Europe.

 

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Distance Learning Programs in Cultural Diplomacy

(Start: July 1st - 26th, 2013; August 5th - 30th, 2013)

 
MA Program in International Relations & Cultural Diplomacy

(Berlin; Start: Fall Semester - Berlin, October 2nd, 2013)

 

MA Program in International Economics & Cultural Diplomacy

(Berlin; Start: Fall Semester - Berlin, October 2nd, 2013)

 

MA Program Globalization & Cultural Diplomacy

(Berlin; Start: Fall Semester - Berlin, October 2nd, 2013)

  

Certificate Programs in International Relations & Cultural Diplomacy

(Berlin; July 1st - 31st, 2013; Berlin, August 1st - 30th, 2013)

 

Certificate Programs in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation

(Berlin; August 18th - 30th, 2013)

 

ICD Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: August Session 

(Berlin; August 14th - 18th, 2013)

  

To apply, please click HERE

 

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Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the African Union

“African Perspectives: An African Vision for Positive Developments in Africa” 
(Berlin; June 26th – 28th, 2013)

www.au-culturaldiplomacy-conference.org

 

This unprecedented gathering will seek to highlight Africa´s self-attained achievements with regards to its standing in the international community as well as it´s increasing emancipation from the often assumed dependency on the Western world. The focus will be on the role and successes of the African Union as an intergovernmental regional organization seeking to combat political, social and economic inequalities. Past achievements will be considered while simultaneously accenting the future challenges the AU faces (more>>)

 

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The Annual African Film Festival 2013

 Africa on Screen: Through the Eyes of Africa"

(Berlin; August 22nd - 25th, 2013)

www.africa-on-screen.org

 

Through fiction, documentaries and short films, the purpose of the festival is to support Africans in their quest to take the initiative and lead us through a journey of the continent from an African perspective. Alongside film screenings, interactive discussions and musical performances will further advance the artistic expression of participants, therefore providing an all-round intercultural experience. As such, participants will gain unique insights into the political, social, cultural, religious and historic elements of contemporary Africa (more>>)

 

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In addition, we are currently accepting applications for the following events:

 

·         Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the European Union

“Cultural Diplomacy and the European Union: Promoting a European Identity Regionally and Globally

(Brussels; July 3rd - 5th, 2013)

www.eu-culturaldiplomacy-conference.org

 

·         Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UK

“Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth of Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents”

(London; July 10th – 12th, 2013)

www.uk-culturaldiplomacy-conference.org

 

•    Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

     “The Colors of Latin America: Preserving Traditional Arts & Heritage in a Multicultural World”

(Berlin; August 14th - 16th, 2013)

www.icd-nuestra-america.org

 

·          The Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference

“Contemporary International Dialogue: Art-based Developments and Culture Shared between Nations”

(London, August 21st – 26th, 2013)

                www.icd-artasculturaldiplomacy.org