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May 10th, 2017

Forthcoming Events

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2017 »
"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"

(Berlin; December 19th - 22nd, 2017)

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy is the world's leading event in the field of cultural diplomacy hosted and organized by ICD in partnership with other leading institutions at the end of each year. (More »)
The Conference include Keynote Addresses from the Honorable Members of the ICD:
Amb. Katalin Bogyay Ambassador of Hungary to the UN President Tarja Halonen
Former President of Finland
The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges Former President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxemburg
Minister Lilyana Pavlova Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU 2018 The Hon. Reinhold Lopatka Chairman, the Parliamentary Club of the Austrian People's Party The Hon. Erato Kozakou-Markoullis Former Foreign Minister of Cyprus
The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope
Director of the Unesco International Bureau of Education
The Hon. Dora Bakoyannis
Former Mayor of Athens
MEP Baroness Nosheena Mobarik
Member of the European Parliament
The Hon. Roberta Anastase
President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania
The Hon. Gert Weisskirchen Former Senior Member of the German Parliament The Hon. Jadranka Kosor
Former Prime Min ister of Croatia
The Hon. Julia Bonk Former Member of the German Parliament MP Pauline Latham
Member of the British Parliament
MP Oudekki Loone
Meber of the Parliament of Estonia
The Hon. Thuli Madonsela
Former Public Protector of South Africa
MP Inguna Sudraba
Member of the Parliament of Latvia
MP Barbi Pilvre
Meber of the Parliament of Estonia
The Hon. Rashed Al Baloushi Chief Executive, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange The Hon. Nouzha Skalli Former Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family, and Social Development of Morocco Amb. Ali Ahmad Jalali Ambassador of Afghanistan to Germany; Former Minister of the Interior
The Hon. Hans Köchler President of the International Progress Organization Luitpold Prinz von Bayern Member of the House of Wittelsbach The Hon. Erhard Busek Former Vice Chancellor of Austria
The Hon. Cyril Svoboda Former Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic MEP Eva Maydell
Member of the European Parliament
Rector Dragan Domazet Rector, Belgrade Metropolitan University; Former Minister of Education
The Hon. Rui Duarte Barros Former Prime minister of Guinea-Bissau The Hon. Hrant Bagratyan Former Prime minister of Armenia MEP Alojz Peterle
Member of the EU Parliament; Former Prime Minister of Slovenia

"Creative Approaches for Simultaneous Secure of Biodiversity, Poverty Reduction and Tourism Development"
(Berlin, March 5th - 7th, 2014); May 30th, 2012

A Lecture by the Hon. Dirk Niebel, Former Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany... (more)

Germany and the World 2011
(Berlin, March 3rd - 6th, 2011)

An interview with Dr. Manfred Stolpe, ehemalige Ministerpräsident des Landes Brandenburg; Bundesminister für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen a. D. (more)

"The Green New Deal"
(Berlin, February 9th, 2010)

A Keynote Speech by Renate Künast, Leader of the German Green Party and Former German Minister of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (more)

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2016 »
"Promoting Global Human Rights through Cultural Diplomacy"

(Berlin; December 14th - 19th, 2016)

The current political and security situation in many regions and countries together with the deteriorations of social norms for the use of violence, emphasizes the growing need for a greater cultural dialogue, understanding and trust in order to avoid further escalation. The 2016 Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy therefore focused, on raising awareness and support for activities that promote global human rights. (More »)
The Conference included Keynote Addresses from the Honorable Members of the ICD:
President Viktor Yushchenko
Former President of Ukraine
President Bujar Nishani
President of Albania
President Atifete Jahjaga
Former President of the Republic of Kosovo

Marek Belka    
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Hon. Pedro Sánchez
Former Secretary General of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
President John Kufuor
Former President of Gahna
Hon. Dirk Niebel
Former German Minister for Economic Cooperation
Altabt Gregor Ulrich Henckel Donnersmarck
Emerited Abbot of Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Hon. Elmar Brok
Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs
Minister Lilyana Pavlova
Minister of Regional Development and Public Works of Bulgaria
Hon. Jan Figel
EU Commission  Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion
Sen. Leila de Lima
Former Secretary of Justice of the Philippines
Hon. Ján Čarnogurský
Former Prime Minister of Slovakia
Hon. Lawrence Gonzi
Former Prime Minister of Malta
President Emil Constantinescu
Former President of Romania
Hon. Mirko Cvetkovic
Former Prime Minister of Serbia
Hon. Mihai Razvan Ungureanu
Former Prime Minister of Romania
Hon. Hrant Bagratyan
Former Prime Minister of Armenia
Hon. Janez Jansa
Former Prime Minister of Slovenia
President Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
Hon. Rui Duarte BARROS
Former Prime minister of Guinea – Bissau