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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2012 – "Cultural Diplomacy, National Security, and Global Risks"

Added by ICDAcademy on 2012-06-05

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2012-06-26
Last Date Last Day: 2012-06-28
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2012-06-22

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Mark Donfried
Email Email: info@culturaldiplomacy.org
Address Address: ICD, Kurfurstendamm 207-209, Berlin, Germany

Conference Description:

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2012 – "Cultural Diplomacy, National Security, and Global Risks"

Location: Washington D.C., U.S.A

Dates: June 26th-28th, 2012

Symposium Agenda
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2012 will focus on the role of cultural diplomacy in reducing global risks and increasing national security. The symposium will analyze and explore the opportunity of reducing global risks and increasing national security by adapting cultural diplomacy practices into both national and foreign policy strategies.

Symposium Speakers
The program will consist of lectures, debates and panel discussions that will feature leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, diplomacy, civil society and the private sector from across the world.

A Selection of Speakers for Symposia include:
• The Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad Jalali
Former Interior Minister of Afghanistan
• The Hon. Dr. Alfredo Palacio
Former President, Republic of Ecuador (2005 - 2007)
• Amb. Andras Simonyi
Director, Center for Transatlantic Studies, Johns Hopkins University
• Martha J. Kanter
Under Secretary of Education, US Department of Education
• The Hon. Michael Chertoff
Former Secretary of Home Land Security
• The Hon. Dr. Nazar Al Baharna
Former Foreign Minister of Bahrain
• The Hon. Peter Van Loan
Leader of the Canadian Government in the House of Commons; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
• Senator Slade Gorton
US Senator, 14th Attorney General of Washington (tbc)
• Minister Stockwell Day
Former Leader of the Canadian Alliance, Former Minister of International Trade of Canada
• The Hon. Vicente Fox
Former President of Mexico

Participants
Participants will include young professionals, students and academics, representatives from politics, diplomats, practitioners from the civil society and the private sector, Media representatives and other individuals with an active interest in the Program’s themes.

Participation Cost
The cost of participation in this program is $275. If offered a place in the program, applicants are then required to transfer the participation cost of $275

Participation Cost
In order to provide access to this program to as many individuals as possible, and thanks to the sponsorship and the institutional support of the ICD, we are able to offer the participation in the program for a subsidized participation cost of $275; If offered a place in the program, applicants are then required to transfer the participation cost of $275 to secure their place.

To apply please visit: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.de/index.ph p?en_application-form_symposia-2012

For more information please visit: www.icd-international-symposium-usa.org
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