International Cultural Policy
A proactive and innovative international cultural policy is a quality benchmark of Austria’s foreign policy. Its tasks and objectives are precisely formulated in the International Cultural Policy Concept 2011, which is in force since September 2011. In a nutshell, we aim at creating international moments of attention for the creative side of Austria using culture as a medium.
Austria Kultur International. A Video
Contributing to global trust-building and peaceful co-existence through intercultural and interreligious dialogue initiatives marks one of three central goals of Austrian foreign cultural policy. This objective is further underlined in the Strategy Report of the Federal Government 2013-2016, which defines the necessity for intercultural and interreligious dialogue as a major challenge for the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and the Austrian Embassies.
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5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations' Global Forum
On February 27 and 28, 2013 the 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations' Global Forum was held in Vienna.