Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to experience Japanese culture, and fosters sustained and open dialogue on issues important to the U.S., Japan, and East Asia
Pregones Theater presents La Ruta Panoramica: The Northeastern Latino Cultural Corridor program
World Volunteer Web supports the volunteer community by serving as a global clearinghouse for information and resources linked to volunteerism that can be used for campaigning, advocacy and networking.
Webster's World of Cultural Democracy/Institute for Cultural Democracy is a center for information about cultural democracy.
Vera List Center for Art + Politics is a site for public discourse on the role of the arts in society at large and on the relationship of the arts to the socio-political climate in which they are created
Russia's assault on the British Council reveals the true nature of diplomacy
Guardian Unlimited (UK), 1/18/2008
Referring to the standoff over British Council offices in Russia, Simon Jenkins comments, "Western democracies propagate their values more effectively through cultural exchange than through bullying rhetoric. . . . Mother Russia could not care less about a smooth chancery diplomat, but her soul is apparently tormented by student visas, poetry reading and Acker Bilk. These, said the Russian Federal Security Service on Wednesday, were 'agents of provocation by a foreign power'. Culture and lifestyle are the diplomacy of the 21st century."
United Arab Emirates Cultural Foundation is attempting to make Abu Dhabi the cultural center of the region, while promoting national culture and identity as a source of pride and inspiration to the people.
Third Millennium Foundation's goal is to reach a global audience to enlighten, inform and educate on the subject of intolerance — "spreading seeds of tolerance" and ultimately changing behavior
SAfAIDS's goal is to disseminate HIV/AIDS information to promote, inform and support appropriate responses to the epidemic.