Professional Development Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation
Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation - Specialization on Governments & NGOs (including all aspects of the work of Governments and NGOs at the national and international level)
The Professional Development Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation is a course specifically based upon the needs of global actors to negotiate, mediate, manage and resolve large-scale international and intercultural conflicts. The program consists of lectures, workshops and seminars led by prominent experts in the fields of Cultural Diplomacy, International Relations, Religion & Interfaith Dialogue, Negotiation Strategies and Conflict Resolution from backgrounds including academia, politics, diplomacy, business and civil society. The program provides a thorough background in Cultural Diplomacy, using a historical and case study approach, while further accentuating the role and potential of Cultural Diplomacy as a tool for Interfaith Dialogue and Conflict Resolution.
Program Structure, Methodology & Curriculum »
The Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation is a two-week program devoted to the study of Cultural Diplomacy and Conflict Zone Mediation. The Program consists of lectures, seminars, workshops, social activities and special events. The program provides a thorough background in Cultural Diplomacy, using a historical and case study approach, while further accentuating the role and potential of Cultural Diplomacy in conflict resolution and mediation, with the end goal of strengthening international relations.
The program addresses contemporary international issues, with classroom lectures and seminars supplemented by lectures and briefings at international and non-governmental organizations; educational events, conferences, tours, and meetings with foreign officials are further incorporated into the curriculum. In addition, the program allows participants the opportunity to attend all ICD conferences, events, presentations, and other activities.
Participants will meet with leading experts working in international organizations, embassies, religious institutions, research centers, and academic institutions, and will engage with specialists in the areas of Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, International Relations & Economics, Culture, Theology, History, Communication, Politics, Human Rights, Peace Building, Multilateral Diplomacy, and Development.
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Based primarily in the ICD House in Berlin, the program sessions will be hosted in addition, at a number of leading political, historic, and cultural venues across the city.
Participation in the program is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students as well as other interested individuals from across the world.
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Certificate of Attendance
All participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed. Each certificate will be signed by members of the ICD's Advisory Board. (The ICD Advisory Board list can be found here.)
During the weeklong program the participants will have opportunities to network amongst each other, with the speakers, as well as with ICD Advisory Board Members and partners. Academy Session participants become part of a growing international network of people from across the world with different fields of interest and levels of experience who share a commitment to intercultural exchange. Participants will be able to remain in touch with each other through the ICD Networks.
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