(Berlin, September 17th-20th, 2012)
Italy Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (IMG) is a network of individuals who have an interest in exploring and supporting Italo - German Relations. Participants join the forum by taking part in an IMG Weeklong Seminar, following which they are encouraged to conduct their own research and organize their own activity in the field. ICD Weeklong Seminars are targeted at students and young professionals with an active interest in Italy and Germany.
Weeklong Seminars are held several times throughout the year and consist of 4-5 day programs of lectures, seminars, and workshops, together with cultural and social activities. The Seminars aim to give the participants an insight into key perspectives on Italo- German relations, and to introduce them to a network of likeminded individuals.
Once individuals have taken part in an IMG Weeklong Seminar and joined the forum, they become a part of the ICD’s network, which facilitates communication between like-minded individuals across the world. members are supported by the ICD in organizing leadership initiatives, conducting academic research, and are invited to join the ICD Online Forum - enabling them to share information and communicate with likeminded individuals across the world.
The next IMG Weeklong Seminar will be conducted in Berlin from September 17th – 20th, 2012.
In addition to looking in greater detail at the history and development of cultural diplomacy, the next IMG Weeklong Seminar will focus in particular on the following main theme: “Common Strategies and Bilateral Relations in the New Era of Diplomacy”.
The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.
Italy Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (IMG) is open to all relevant stakeholders and individuals with an interest in exploring and strengthening relationships within Italy and Germany as well as the relationships between the two countries and the rest of the world
Participants will include young professionals, students and academics, representatives from politics, diplomats, practitioners from the civil society and the private sector, Media representatives and other individuals with an active interest in the Program’s themes.
The participation cost for the program is 195 Euros. If offered a place in the program, applicants are then required to transfer the participation cost to reserve their position.
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