The Office of Public and Cultural Diplomacy (OPCD) is a coordinating entity within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) in Abu Dhabi. OPCD works with UAE diplomatic missions around the world to promote the UAE’s culture in order to facilitate dialogue and cooperation between societies, academic institutions, governments, science and technology entities and individuals.
Every initiative and programme produced by OPCD is unique and tailored to the specific requirements of the mission and context. OPCD promotes the UAE and facilitates dialogue and cooperation through design and production of diplomatic outreach and initiatives; participation in cultural and educational exchanges; workshops and summits; research and policy advisory.
OPCD is primarily responsible for promoting the UAE’s culture abroad, in collaboration with the country’s missions and embassies.
The Ministry of Culture and Youth is responsible for supporting knowledge development, promoting youth culture and coordinating among institutions engaged in the arts, in the UAE.
The office is located in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi, UAE.