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Feb/25 16:00 - Feb/25 17:00

This is an online session. To participate, please click here: https://bit.ly/2ZgOepT

Join us to explore the topic of Cultural Diplomacy and what it means in practice in today’s era.


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Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

This is an online session. To participate, please click here: https://bit.ly/2ZgOepT


To learn about:

• The influence of cultural diplomacy in multilateralism

• The Cultural Activities Programme at UN Geneva

• Culture as a diplomatic tool for various actors

• Ideas and practical examples on how to develop cultural diplomacy

Join us virtually at this unique session organized in collaboration with the UN Geneva Cultural Activities Programme (CAP). This learning event is designed particularly for anyone interested in understanding cultural diplomacy and what it means in practice.  
Our guest speaker is Dr. Elizabeth Colton, an experienced and Emmy-award winning American journalist, academic and diplomat, who works to be a “worldwide-connector” for promoting diplomacy. During this session, she will share her experience and knowledge about the practice of cultural diplomacy, what advantages and possibilities it gives States in their diplomatic activities, and how to optimize it in the multilateral environment of the United Nations.  

The Coordinator of the CAP, Mr. Thomas Kryger, will complete this session by explaining how to organize cultural diplomacy events at UN Geneva, and present some examples of impactful cultural events led by Member States. Please join us for this online event! Looking forward to your participation.