cross-cultural communication

Socorro Mission

Madison Jones on how Church mission trips foster cross-cultural communication.

The 3rd World Internet Conference(WIC), which was held between Nov. 16 and 18 in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, has drawn wide public attention. Themed on "Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All - Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace", it has attracted over 1,200 representatives from governments, international organizations, enterprises, research institute, technical communities and civil groups to discuss common issues in global internet development. And the debate on cultural exchanges was the spotlight of the event.

Headlines explore the power of language to help bridge global communication and cultural gaps.

The Good Country Animation

April 7, 2016

This animated video delves into the interconnected realities of globalization - both its successes and its failings - to highlight why transnational collaboration and dialogue matter on the world stage. 

 Stories about art, food and cultural exchanges featured prominently in this week's roundup

A family of Syrian refugees had been invited to dinner in a penthouse atop the Waldorf Towers, the official residence of the United States ambassador to the United Nations. [...] Morad and Ola Al Teibawi, and their five children — ages 3 to 17 — came to the Waldorf from their tiny apartment in Paterson, N.J., on Monday evening, guests of Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, and her husband, the writer and law professor Cass Sunstein.