Webinar: Cultural Diplomacy in Turbulent Times

Tuesday 11th of March, 2-3pm CET

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Professor, Dr. Ino Mirkovic: UNESCO – Artist for Peace. Coordinator for Cultural Diplomacy at the Brussels Diplomatic Academy, President of Swiss Global Art and Chief Advisor to the Rector of the University of Debrecen.

During more than 40 years of his artistic career, violinist Ino Mirkovic performed in the world’s most prestigious concert halls, such as Carnegie and Avery Fisher Hall in New York, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Theatre “La Fenice” in Venice, United Nations Congress Hall, Hercules Hall in Munich, UNESCO Hall, Jordan Hall in Boston and many others. He always had a high regard for political leaders; he performed for over 20 presidents of different countries. UNESCO honored him in 1998 with a title of Artist for Peace. Ino Mirkovic completed his professional education at the legendary Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he received a Ph.D. in the Art Science. He was Professor at renowned Universities and Conservatories and a founder of the Music Academy in Croatia. Students from all over the world followed his master-classes in Japan, South Korea, Russia, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, United States of America, Brazil and Argentina. As a president or a jury member, he participated in many international music competitions in Europe, Asia and Russia. He is a co-founder of the Placido Domingo Festival in Seville, Spain. He is collaborating with world’s prestigious musicians, actors and artist of other fields as an artist, project creator, concert organizer and consultant. Acclaimed by audiences, critics and colleague musicians, he was invited to perform at festivals and venues all over Europe, in North and South America, Africa, Middle and Far East. He collaborated with renowned artists and celebrities, such as Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Barbara Hendrix, Monserrat Caballe, John Malkovich, Claudia Cardinale, Gregory Peck, Sydney Poitier, Peter Ustinov, Lionel Richie, Marisa Berenson, Grace Bumbry, Gil Shaham and others. Today he is active as UNESCO – Artist for Peace, President of Swiss Global Art, Chief Advisor to the Rector of the University of Debrecen and Coordinator for Cultural Diplomacy at the Brussels Diplomatic Academy – VUB University.


Ambassador, Dr. Len Ishmael, Global Affairs Advisor, Brussels Diplomatic Academy. German Marshall Fund Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Policy Center for the New South Senior Fellow and Commissioner on the Lancet Commission for Covid-19.

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