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Forthcoming Events & Programs

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2015 »
"Building Bridges of Peace and Reconciliation in Times of Greater Global Insecurity"
(Berlin; December 10th - 13th, 2015)

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The 2015 Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy aims to present all practices that the field of cultural diplomacy has to offer to the international community for their application to try to remedy and solve growing global challenges. The conference will bring together leading politicians, religious leaders, senior academics and celebrated artists together with representatives from areas of conflict in order to establish new institutions and initiatives that will help with these challenges using the practice of cultural diplomacy together with other practices and means. (More »)
The Conference will include Keynote Addresses from the Honorable:
President Emil Constantinescu
President of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
President, ICD Advisory Board
Hon. Michèle Alliot-Marie
Vice President of the ICD for the Francophone Countries

Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) »
(Berlin; December 10th - 16th, 2015)

Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) is a network of young professionals and individuals who have an interest in exploring and strengthening the relations between Africa and Europe. The ultimate goal of the forum is to educate, enhance and sustain the African-European relationship by empowering the next generation of young leaders from Africa and Europe. (More »)

Certificate Program on the European-African Alliance »
Professional Development Program on the European-African Alliance

(Berlin; December 8th - 17th, 2015)

The Certificate Program on the European-African Alliance is a week long program specifically tailored around the needs of African individuals aiming to engage in any academic, professional, commercial and cultural activity within the European Union borders. (More »)

The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development »
"Establishing a Sustainable Educational System Infrastructure and Professional Development Programs in Africa"

(Berlin; January 13th - 16th, 2014)

The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development took place in Berlin over a period of three days and was designed to enable all of the key stakeholders from the field of education to come together to anlyze, assess and discuss the development of education and professional development opportunities in Africa. (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 »)

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)

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)

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)