Forthcoming Events & Programs

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy »
"Cultural Diplomacy's Role in Widespread Global Conflicts Era"

(Berlin; May 28th - 31st, 2020)

The International Symposium 2020 will therefore focus on” The Widespread Growing Global Conflicts Era”: from Superpowers Conflicts, International Trade-Wars, Climate Catastrophes, and Growing Poverty & Migration" through a program of lectures, discussions, debates, and cultural activities. (More »)

Germany 30 - The 30th Anniversary of the German Reunification »
Celebrating 30 Years of Reunited Germany: Looking Back & Forward after 30 Years

(Siegen, Bonn; October 1st - 4th, 2020)

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy will celebrate in October 2020 the 30th anniversary of this unimaginable event by holding a conference that will reflect on and analyse the chain of these historic events and the way forward. (More »)

The Addis Abba Summit on Cross Continental Cooperation »
"The Future of the Millennium Development Goals in the African Union"

(Ethiopia, Addis Ababa; January 27th - 31st, 2014 – Held Parallel to the African Union Summit)

To maintain this optimism, The ICD believes in the necessity of establishing a participatory process for the next formulation of the agenda, supported by a more diverse range of actors to ensure a more democratic framework and therefore even more successful outcomes. (More »)
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Opening Speech – The Berlin International Economics Congress 2011
(Berlin, March 7th, 2011)

A Keynote Speech by The Hon. Nahas Angula (Former Prime minister of Namibia) (more)
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How Democracy, Peacebuilding and Human Rights are Developing in Africa
(Berlin, November 6th, 2010)

A Lecture by President Joaquim Chissano (Former President of Mozambique) (more)
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Democratic Participation and Cultural Inclusion in Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Lingual Societies
(Berlin, July 28th, 2009)

A Keynote speech by President. Cassam Uteem, (ICD Advisory Board Member; Former President of the Republic of Mauritius) (more)

Berlin Economic Forum 2018 »
"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(International Conference, Berlin; March 6th - 11th, 2018)
Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB

The Forum aims to analyze and debate global trends of nation branding with a particular focus on sustainable business, tourism and responsible foreign investments and will demonstrate how these can be used as primary drivers for economic growth. (More »)
Speakers for the Forum included (among others) the following dignitaries:
The Hon. Gordon Brown
Former Prime Minister of the UK
The Hon. Irina Bokova
Former Director-General of UNESCO
President John Agyekum Kufuor
Former President of Ghana
The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope
Director, International Bureau of Education, UNESCO
The Hon. Hamat Bah
Minister of Tourism of Gambia

The Hon. Rui Duarte Barros
Former Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau

Mr. Moremi Marwa
Chief Executive Officer, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Tanzania
Mr. Gaorekwe Gaorekwe
Director - Brand Botswana (National Portfolio)
Mr. Moemedi Mokgosi
Executive Director, Brand Botswana