News on Cultural Diplomacy

Less money to spend on BBG broadcasting: Photo: M. Keefe (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Budget cuts imminent

The latest budget request from the Broadcasting Board of Governors factors in transmission, program and staffing reductions.

Broadcasting Board of Governors | 23.06.2017
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Getting around censorship

A group of international broadcasters is supporting a website that helps internet users access news and information.

Broadcasting Board of Governors | 21.06.2017
Dutch DJs: top export to the US. Photo: The Skyline View (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Cultural presence of the Netherlands in 2016

In comparison to 2015, DutchCulture registered over 400 more activities abroad in 2016.

DutchCulture | 15.06.2017
University students: Photo: University of Essex (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Internationalisation in a post-truth world

University experts discuss their internationalisation agendas from different angles.

British Council | 12.06.2017
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The power of music and cultural diplomacy

Conferences in Pafos examine how music can build bridges and be a tool for peace and social cohesion.

European Music Council | 09.06.2017
Flag of the Romani People

A space for Roma artists and thinkers

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture is being officially launched in Berlin on 8 June.

Council of Europe | 08.06.2017
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University presidents meet

From 7 to 9 June, the second Hamburg Transnational University Leaders Council brings together university presidents worldwide.

German Rectors' Conference | 07.06.2017
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Arts Council of Mongolia turns 15

Arts Council of Mongolia celebrates 15 years of accountable, creative and multi-stakeholder achievement in 2017. 

Arts Council of Mongolia | 06.06.2017
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Auckland Festival of Photography 2017

This year’s festival, from 1 to 24 June 2017, explores the theme of identity in a total of 74 exhibitions.

Auckland Festival of Photography | 01.06.2017
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A boost for European Solidarity Corps

The European Commission is proposing more than €340 million to enable 100,000 placements by 2020.

European Commission | 31.05.2017