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Throughout the Salzburg Global Seminar's 72 year history, we have brought thousands of promising mid-career professionals together in a neutral and inspiring atmosphere. You will find faculty lists, descriptions, and materials for many of our past sessions here. You can also return to our list of upcoming programs.

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Power in Whose Palm? The Digital Democratization of Photography

23 Feb - 27 Feb, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
Photography has transformative power and an extraordinary capacity to affect social change. Images from Syria, Tahrir Square or the Vietnam War photograph of the naked, nine-year old Kim PhĂșc fleeing a napalm attack... These images stay with us, they shape our opinions, change our minds. As Susan Sontag ...
LGBT and Human Rights: New Challenges, Next Steps
02 Jun - 07 Jun, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues and human rights have been rising steadily up the international agenda. South Africa spearheaded the first UN Resolution on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (supported by Brazil and 39 other countries), Argentina adopted landmark ...
A Climate for Change: New Thinking on Governance for Sustainability
23 Jun - 27 Jun, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
The Salzburg Statement on New Governance for Sustainability

We, citizens of many countries and of the world, share our one and only planet with more than seven billion others. We call for leadership, justice and imagination at all levels to find ways to preserve the Earth ...

Out of the Shadows: Regulation for the Non-Banking Financial Sector
19 Aug - 22 Aug, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
This is the third seminar in the Salzburg Global Seminar series that takes a forward look at changing regulatory environment and business models, explores interactions between technological innovation and regulation an d re-appraises ethical issues raised by finance, bringing together different disciplines ...
Restoring the Public's Trust: Delivering on Public Policy Goals
22 Sep - 25 Sep, 2013
Democratic societies can only flourish if their citizens are fully engaged. Citizen engagement hinges on people's trust and confidence in their governments and the institutions that administer public funds and implement policies. Across the world we see signs of this confidence waning - from corrosive ...
Promoting the Next Generation of Cultural Entrepreneurs: Planning for Success
13 Oct - 16 Oct, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
Building on the success of our 2012 Young Cultural Leaders Forum - which brought together forty-seven young cultural leaders from thirty-seven countries around the globe for an intensive leadership development program convened in partnership with National Arts Strategies - Salzburg Global Seminar is ...
Getting Transition Right A rights-based approach towards Diversity and Inclusivity
01 Nov - 06 Nov, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
Recent political transitions, notably those in the Arab/MENA region, show how exclusion - from decision-making processes, economic opportunity, social equality - leads people to create new channels to proclaim their rights. In mass numbers women and men across the MENA region protested, demanding to ...
People, Peace and Planet in 2030: Shaping Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
24 Nov - 30 Nov, 2013 (Session 518)
Turning today's challenges into tomorrow's opportunities is the main task that aspiring, young leaders are facing around the globe. The session will offer a platform for young professionals to discuss and exchange innovative pathways to 2030 for Asia and beyond.

While Asia remains one of the ...

Africa's Growth Engine: Partnerships for Rural Enterprise and Impact at Scale
01 Dec - 04 Dec, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
According to the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), poverty remains largely a rural phenomenon (see Rural Poverty Report 2011) and, despite a broad range of natural and human resources, is in abundant evidence in Africa. ...
The Drive for Universal Health Coverage: Health Care Delivery Science and the Right to High-Value Health Care
08 Dec - 13 Dec, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
The drive for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) gained momentum when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in December 2012 endorsing UHC and urging governments to provide access to affordable health care. There is also strong support for making universal coverage of health care a priority ...

Special Sessions / Programs

Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program: Future of Public and Private International Law

31 Oct - 02 Nov, 2013
Salzburg Global Seminar, in partnership with nine of the top US law schools, launched in 2012 a one-of-a-kind program for law students interested in international law and public service. Named for presidential adviser and Salzburg Seminar Board Chair Lloyd N. Cutler, the Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program ...
The Fourth Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Stephen G. Breyer - "The Magna Carta"
04 Nov - 04 Nov, 2013

Global Citizenship Program

Global Citizenship and Universal Human Rights (Miami Dade College)

28 Feb - 07 Mar, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
The Global Citizenship Program is a program offered by the Salzburg Global Seminar that provides and promotes global citizenship education in cooperation with a variety of individual and institutional partners. Global citizens are people who have developed the knowledge, skills, tools, values, and commitment ...
Global Citizenship: Ethics and Engagement
24 Mar - 31 Mar, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Pathways to Global Citizenship: Roots and Routes
19 May - 25 May, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
25 May - 01 Jun, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why and How?
14 Jul - 21 Jul, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...

Fellow Events

Getting to Grips with Obesity

14 Jun - 17 Jun, 2013
Klingenthal,  France
Obesity has been recognized in the last decade as a global epidemic. No longer confined to the developed world, it is a problem which affects almost every region, with only South and East Asia relatively unaffected. One billion adults are estimated to be overweight, with a further 475 million clinically ...
Sustainability and the City: America and the Urban World
26 Sep - 30 Sep, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
By the year 2060, 70% of the world's population will live in cities, cities where goods and ideas are exchanged, where the arts thrive and people from different races, backgrounds, religions and values mix. They are financial, business, political and cultural centers, places of expanding possibilities ...
Educating for the Modern Global Economy
05 Oct - 05 Oct, 2013
Events of recent years have surely erased any remaining doubts about the interconnectedness of the world's economies. From the credit crises in the US and EU to the increasing frequency of natural disasters around the world, and social unrest in the Middle East, the economic waves of local problems ...
How To Deliver Truly Sustainable And High Value Health Care: Maximizing The Potential Of Cross-Border Learning
30 Oct - 30 Oct, 2013
Every health care economy in the world is resource constrained - whether in the context of a lower income country marshalling whatever resources are available, an emerging economy struggling to keep up with economic transformation and popular expectations, or a country such as the United States with ...
2013-2014 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
28 Dec - 03 Jan, 2014
Saturday, December 28
Ornate iron gates swing open. Arrive at the beautiful Schloss Leopoldskron, your Rococo palace home for the next 6 nights! Roam the Chinese and Venetian rooms, the Chapel, and the Marble Hall. Discover the hidden staircase in the old-world library, learning about ...

Salzburg Academy

Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change

21 Jul - 10 Aug, 2013
Salzburg,  Austria
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change is a multi-dimensional initiative that provides curricular materials, training and support for journalism schools, programs and classrooms across the world. It is organized through a network of participating universities in China, East Africa, the Middle ...


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