Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDA) Africa and the Global Economy: Creatin
|Event Date/Time: Jan 17, 2010||End Date/Time: Jan 23, 2010|
â€œThe Rise of Africa: An International Conference on New Strategies and Approaches to Governance and Sustainable Development in Africaâ€ is an international conference for students, young professionals, economists, diplomatic and political representatives, and civil society practitioners from across the world. â€œThe Rise of Africaâ€ will take place in Berlin from 21st â€“ 23rd January 2010 and will consist of speeches and panel discussions by leading figures from the fields of politics, diplomacy, civil society, academia, and the private sector. Speakers will explore the range of new ideas and initiatives being developed and implemented in support of African development, and to assess the challenges and opportunities they will bring for African leaders and the continent as a whole. The program will aim to set a new pace in the development of Africa and its role in the world economy.
In particular, â€œThe Rise of Africaâ€ will pursue the following specific aims:
Evaluate the importance of Africa within the international sphere
Consider the importance of soft power and cultural diplomacy in strengthening relations both within and outside Africa
Examine the role of specific stakeholders in developing and implementing new strategies and approaches to the development of Africa
Evaluate the role of the international community with regard to resources and conflict economics
Examine the relationship between economic independence, peace, stability and conserving cultural integrity
Consider the challenges faced in constructing a sustainable economic environment
Explore new strategies for progress in healthcare, education, sustainability and water management
Encouraging and promoting the initiatives of young leaders to key decision-makers
Further information about the two programs, including the online application forms can be found under:
â€¢ Weeklong Seminar on Cultural Diplomacy:
â€¢ International Conference on the Rise of Africa:
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