Globalization is the connection of different parts of the world, leading to the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities. It implies the opening of local and nationalistic perspectives to a broader outlook of an interconnected world. However, it does not include unhindered movement of labor and may hurt smaller or fragile economies if applied indiscriminately.

Beijing, Oct-2017Hutong during the Party Congress Beijing October-2017

Why Transparency is Key for China’s One Belt, One Road

The success of China’s signature foreign policy initiative heavily depends on Beijing’s ability to adapt itself towards responsible leadership globally.

Header Trinidad SaonaThe diplomat Trinidad Saona is one of the participants.

“When I Look Around, I Believe We Can Make It”

Trinidad Saona, a diplomat from Chile, and other participants of the Global Diplomacy Lab reflect on what the foreign policy of the future should look like.

Silk Road Symphony OrchestraSilk Road Symphony Orchestra, summer residency in Paretz

Meet the Musicians of the Silk Road Symphony Orchestra

They speak the universal language of music: Some 60 musicians from over 20 nations bring the intercultural Silk Road to acoustic life.


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