Archive for the ‘Cultural Diplomacy’ Category

Imediate insight training

May 22, 2009

Project Description:

imediate insight facilitates unique (and necessary) insight into hard to reach policy areas – eg counter extremism and geographical areas – eg Pakistan, Afghanistan.

Learning Point:

Participants learn that insight is vital part of taking a strategic approach to communicating.

Organisation:

Imediate

Full case study: imediate insight training

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Music U.S.A- Jazz Hour

February 23, 2009

Project Description:

To use jazz music as a symbol of American democratic values and cultural diversity, as well as an emblem of cultural dissidence.

Learning Point:

Music serves as a universal global language, and when contested, can become an anthem of dissent.  The broadcast of jazz music on the Music USA-Jazz Hour program was a potent utilization of American soft power during the Cold War.

Organisation:

Voice of America

Full case study Music USA Jazz Hour

Night of EU Cultural Institutes – Croatia

February 23, 2009

 

Project Description:

Engage the multifaceted and fascinating power of culture and arts, as an expression of creativity, tolerance, mutual understanding, communication and dialogue, and highlight the work of EUNIC member organisations during the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue.

Learning Point:

Co-operation with various international partners can be as simple as organising a common programme of individually arranged events. The collective branding and linking to an international programme of events provided the individual elements of the programme with greater profile.

 Organisation:

EUNIC 

Full case study Night of EU Cultural Institutes