New post to ‘The case for culture’ by D. Paul Schafer

D Paul Schafer

D. Paul Schafer


The latest post to has just been published.

The case for culture by D. Paul Schafer, Director of the World Culture Project, outlines the traditional case for culture and the arts, the contemporary case (which views culture as the driver of the creative economy and the fourth pillar of sustainable development), and then makes the future case based on the centrality of culture in global development and human affairs. You can click here to read the article.

where words fail is a League Cultural Diplomacy (LCD) social media initiative which promotes awareness of how cultural diplomacy, cultural engagement and cultural intelligence can help business, governments and individuals to achieve their aims when working abroad or across cultures. Incorporated into the initiative is the where words fail blog ( and it’s related Facebook Group, Culture for business, governments and life. You can click here to read more about the initiative.

Paul has kindly offered to provide a free pdf e-book copy of his superb book, The Secrets of Culture to members of our Facebook Group ‘Culture for business, governments and life’. The book is priced at $19.95 on, but if you’d like to receive it for free, click here to join the group, where, upon joining, you will be prompted to enter your email address, to which we will subsequently send you a copy. You can click here for further information about the offer.