Category Archives: Cultural Diplomacy

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Lack of Female Role Models in Family-Friendly Media?

In the film “Thelma & Louise” Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis did not portray role models, at least in the most conformist sense.  Nonetheless, those characters differ in at least…

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Welcome to Mexico’s Historic Centro of an Annual Celebration

Tourists and lovers of fine arts and popular culture, mark your calendars for the 31st Festival del Centro Historico de Mexico on March 25 – April 12. Held in the…

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David Beckham & UNICEF Kick-off New Children’s Assistance Fund

  From current conflicts and humanitarian crises to ongoing education and health programs, many of the globe’s children are cheated of opportunity and even life. Resources can at least aid…

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Is Radio Dying or Thriving? – World Radio Day

The radio is not a relic but is still the lifeline for information for billions, both in the developed and developing countries. Radio may be in the shadow of emerging…

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World Interfaith Week – Religions Must Come Together to Marginalize Haters Killing in their Name

  Religion is not under attack from another religion but mostly from within who would exploit and pervert for their own power or other self-promoting and/or aggrandizement agenda. This perversion…

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Tourism & Culture: “Building a New Partnership”

Conference in Cambodia is hosting private enterprise, government institutions, NGO’s and industry associations with the goal of building respect for diversity now as well as our unique cultural histories via…

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Hoodie Projects Genius Football Coach or Black Hoodlum – We all want to Fly!

Would Bill Belichick’s hoodie be seen very differently if it were worn by one of the many of African-American football players on the New England Patriots? While some have associated…

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UN Holds First Ever Social Media Day – Digital-Diplomacy Comes Home?

An early leader in employing social media, the United Nations heralded January 30, 2015 as Social Media Day. The event was probably of many to come where digital-diplomacy is addressed…

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UN Previews Film on Struggle for Education as Human Right

Education as a goal for all children versus the reality of the struggle for so many to realize this fundamental opportunity for a better life was the focus of a…

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Tourism Promotes Global Economy, Cultural Exchange & Peace?

Tourism is an important economic asset as well as tool to enhance interaction and understanding between global citizens. It is perhaps also under-appreciated for its economic contribution. For 2014 according…