Una nueva mirada a la frontera: diplomacia cultural como estrategia de integración en Norte de Santander y Táchira
Albarracín Suárez, Catalina
This research aims to analyze the contributions of cultural diplomacy, for the integration process in the department of Norte de Santander and the State of Táchira, located at the border of Colombia and Venezuela, since 2006, until 2013. To explain this in the first place, this approach will study the role of cultural diplomacy as a tool of foreign policy, and it’s relation with the concepts of border and integration. It also will explain the cultural diplomacy strategies that the Colombian government had implemented in the borders during that period taking into account the foreign policy guidelines established in the National Development Plan 2006-2010 and 2010-2014. Finally, it will analyze the contributions of the strategies of cultural diplomacy in the integration process of the border of Norte de Santander and Táchira.