To celebrate the inauguration of the USC London Office, CPD has created a roundup of content related to the United Kingdom.
CPD Intern Kendal Gee dispatches from London, where American exchange students seek cultural bridges.
The first London Design Festival was launched in 2003. Since then, around 130 cities across the world have set up their own version. Why? Design is key to building a successful creative economy and a festival is a major gateway to individual creative industries.
A glimpse at how museums like the Canadian Museum for Human Rights can improve the image of the countries and cities where they are located.
Lambadi dance, one of the most popular tribal dances of South India, formed part of colorful presentations at the Tribal India fest in London recently. Organized by Red Lotus Events in association with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the Nehru Centre, and the High Commission of India, the three-day event had some of the most interesting tribal dances of Odisha, Gujarat, Assam and other States showcased, apart from handicrafts and other attributes displayed at various stalls.
The World Bank is working with the UK Government to set up the London Centre for Global Disaster Protection (LCGDP). [...] The centre has been established in partnership with the World Bank and Germany in a bid to grow the role of insurance in mitigating damage caused by natural catastrophes in less economically developed economies (LEDCs) and encourage countries to better manage risk.
For the last day of her state visit to the UK, which included an official farewell to The Queen and Prince Phillip at Buckingham Palace followed by a tour of the Francis Crick Institute, Letizia wore an ivory prom-style skirt by one of the UK's best-loved high street labels, Topshop. [...] Diplomatic dressing is a favored sartorial tactic of many of the world's most high-profile women, who use their style choices to pay tribute to the places and countries they visit.