Tag Archives: #CulturalDiplomacy

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In majority-Muslim Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Small Jewish Community still Thrives

By any measure you choose, anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe. But in Europe’s only Muslim country, Jews say they couldn’t feel more at home, reports Maya Shwayder,  Deutsche…

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World Humanitarian Summit – ‘A Common Humanity Shared Responsibilities’

Istanbul  is host to the World Humanitarian Summit, May 23-24. 2016. To shape a different global future in a world facing unprecedented humanitarian challenges — (130 million people in desperate…

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#Giraffe as a #DiplomatArtist & Metaphor for Hope in the Middle East

“Giraffada”, whose production title  is a cross between “giraffe” and “intifada” was produced by Pyramide Films and directed by Rani Massalha. The award-winning production  was screened at the United Nations…

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Art Speaks of the Abilities of Persons with #Disabilities

UN Photo: Movement Installation Marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities As part of a series of events marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), Heidi Latsky…

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What #Thanksgiving is all About — Every Day

Thanksgiving is a time for memories — of our childhood, family, and friends. It is also a time to be grateful for the many blessings we have and to give…

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When Marlon #Brando Joined #Diplomacy’s Night

Back in 1956, there was no more glamorous or rebellious film star than Marlon Brando. On this night though, he joined in the protocol of the United Nations in what…

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She Wore Black, Audrey #Hepburn at UN

    She became the model for the diplomat-artist, as the “little black dress” became the fashion of choice for so many because of the trend she set. As UNICEF’s…

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Do Songwriters & Composers Receive a Fair Share?

The influence of music, commercial to cultural diplomacy, has never been greater; however those who create the songs may be getting undercut, from emerging technologies to outdated legislation. The risk…