Cultural Diplomacy

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Cultural Diplomacy as a Tool to Strengthen Political Economy Relations Cultural diplomacy is forming international bridges and interactions that identifying networks and power domains, which are based on the utilization of the exchange of ideas, values, traditions and other aspects of culture or identity, which the purpose that could be to strengthen relationships, enhance socio-cultural cooperation or promote national interest. The practice of cultural diplomacy could be done by the public sector, private sector or civil society. With the development of technology, society created soft power incorporates national culture which included knowledge, belief, arts, morals, and any other capabilities and habits. Cultural diplomacy is one of the…show more content…
It is then allowed political groups form different countries to build their own policy ideas which based on the new boundaries and supported peacefully by the society. Cultural diplomacy targeted all people in around the world included all ages, professions, races, social and cultural groups. It is also allowed informal political approaches to get involved. Explorers, travelers, traders, teachers, artists and even student could be considered as the example of the informal ambassadors or informal cultural diplomats. Individuals, who are interact with everything that different from their own culture, facilitate a form of cultural exchange which it could be arts, sports, literature, music, business and economy and many…show more content…
As the cultural diplomacy is to share values, the cultural policy should not be overemphasizing to specific region and it should able to cultivate the program of culture interchange with the cultural character of each region. For the region that shared similar culture, certainly it would be the advantages which make the process and the conduct of cultural diplomacy easier. Besides that, with the cultural policy, there will be reduction of the unnecessary bureaucratic process that might affect the culture because so far artists and cultural organizations are lack of capital and also constrained by to appropriate the working space and venue. In addition, the policy would allow informal cultural diplomats in this case artists and cultural organization to perform, present and produce the cultural interaction and contacts which more effective to conduct the cultural diplomacy. Cultural identity that promoted by cultural diplomacy is asset of soft power because projects the values, cultural and perspective which make the blend of cultural activities with traditional diplomatic easier by multiplying the opportunities for connections between people. With maximizing the utilized of the cultural diplomacy supported by public diplomacy, the international goodwill would be obtained and creates the political advantages also business opportunities and the result of the effort is the conducts of international relations
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