Organization for Youth Education & Development (OYED)
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is a network of young individuals from across the world who have an interest in exploring and strengthening relations between European states. The program is based on recognition that the increasing political and economic integration of the European Union must be accompanied by sustained activity to ensure that public opinion and relations between individual member states, remain positive and constructive at the grass roots level.
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is open to young professionals and students with an interest in exploring and strengthening relations between European States, in international affairs in general, and Europe in particular. Individuals can join the CDE Forum by taking part in one of the CDE Weeklong Seminars, which are held every 4-6 months.
Weeklong Seminars are held every 6 months and consist of 4-5 day programs of lectures, and workshops, together with cultural and social activities. CDE Weeklong Seminars will be focused on a specific theme related to Cultural Diplomacy in Europe and the goals of the Forum.
Seminar Speakers -
The speakers during the Seminar will include leading figures and experts from international politics, the diplomatic community and civil society from across the world. These speakers will include number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board; to learn more about the ICD Advisory Board please click here
Certificate of Attendance -
All seminar participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the seminar, which will also provide details of the speakers who took part in the event, and list the topics which were discussed.
If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the seminar, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form:
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy encourages academic research and analysis of issues related to the goals of our Conference. The ICD would therefore like to welcome the participants of our conference to submit a paper they would like to be considered for presentation at the Conference as well as being included in the proposal document that will be issued following the Conference and will be sent to all governments and leaders of the international community.
All seminar participants will be invited to join the ICD alumni program. The "ICD Alumni Group" is an international network of like-minded individuals with an interest in further developing the field of cultural diplomacy through the support of intercultural relations. Participation in the group is by invitation only, and is open only to individuals who have taken part in ICD programs. Members of the ICD Alumni Group will benefit from the following opportunities (more)