News on Cultural Diplomacy

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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
The online radio show "Erasmus Evening" won first place in the Charlemagne Youth Prize. Photo: Dave Kleinschmidt (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Radio show wins Charlemagne Youth Prize

This year's Charlemagne Youth Prize has been awarded to the Erasmus Evening radio show from Poland.

European Parliament | 29.05.2017
65 percent of Africa’s population is under 35. Photo: Mark Fischer (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr

Africa's creative and cultural industries

A conference in South Africa aims to show how the African creative economy is developing and the role it could take in the future.

South African Cultural Observatory | 24.05.2017
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Return to normalcy

Leading science organisations recommend identifying researchers among war refugees and helping them get back to work.

UNESCO | 23.05.2017
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Enhanced cooperation

EU stakeholders join forces to ensure synergies in advancing cultural cooperation outside the EU.

European Commission | 19.05.2017
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Time for a paradigm shift in cultural policies?

A meeting in Zagreb on 18 and 19 May is examining the way forward for cultural policy in the EU.

European Union | 18.05.2017