UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (UKMG)
“The Anglo-German Relationship: Using the Arts and Culture to strengthen the Alliance”
(London, March 18th – 22nd, 2013)
UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (UKMG) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring and strengthening the German-British relationship. Participants join the forum by taking part in a UKMG 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 the German-British relationship.
Weeklong Seminars are held in Berlin every 4-6 months 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 the German-British relationship, introduce them to a network of like-minded individuals, and allow them to explore the cultural landscape of the city of Berlin. Speakers during the seminars include individuals from the fields of politics, diplomacy, academia, culture & the arts, civil society, and the private sector. Once individuals have taken part in a UKMG 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.
In addition to looking in greater detail at the history and development of cultural diplomacy, the next UKMG Weeklong Seminar will focus on the following theme: “The Anglo-German Relationship: Using the Arts and Culture to strengthen the Alliance”
UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (UKMG) is open to all individuals with an interest with exploring and strengthening German-British relationship. To join the forum you must take part in one of the UKMG Weeklong Seminars, which will be held every 4-6 months.
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 stakeholders with an active interest in the Program’s themes.
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.
All participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed. Each certificate will be authorized by members of the ICD's Advisory Board.
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