News from the ifa
Entering the next round of the Euro 2016: the German national team will face Slovakia in Lille on 26 June. Also the ifa-series "A Globale Game" is up to the next round – featuring an article by the Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco about competition, the loss of humanity and the talk about sport.
The ifa steering committee appointed Professor Dr. Martin Roth as the new ifa president. Presently director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Martin Roth will take up office in mid-2017. He will succeed Ursula Seiler-Albring, ifa president since May 2006. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated on the decision: 'By choosing Martin Roth ifa signals a strong new beginning to coincide with its own hundredth anniversary.'
News on Cultural Exchange
Young representatives, aged from 22 to 28 and from 35 countries, come together in Istanbul for the World Heritage Youth Forum 2016.UNESCO | 29.06.2016
For three days, UNESCO is holding a forum in Bridgetown, Barbados, on how the region can better benefit from UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on cultural diversity.UNESCO | 28.06.2016
Around 100 experts and cultural actors discuss the connection between intercultural dialogue and translation at the Translation for Dialogue conference in Slovenia on 23 and 24 June.Anna Lindh Foundation | 23.06.2016