Forthcoming Events & Programs

The African Development Forum 2018 »
"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(Berlin; August 15th - 18th, 2018)
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The forum will highlight best practices of countries in Africa of implementing successful sustainable development strategies and it aims to create new initiatives, which will strengthen African development in specific countries and for the continent as a whole. (More »)

International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN »
"Utilizing Cultural Diplomacy to Unite the World's Cultures”

(New York City; September 24th - 28th, 2018)
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In an age of growing international instability, many questions are being posed about the responsibility and the role of the United Nations in today’s interdependent world. At a time when new forms of violence are currently on the rise, we must remember and learn from the global cooperation and the diverse UN initiatives of the past, which have allowed some of us the privilege to no longer live in a region of peoples divided, cultures suppressed and voices oppressed.

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy will dedicate the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN 2018 to build on this past experience in order to formulate new initiatives, which will strengthen international relations and encourage cooperation between diverse communities based upon values of peace, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. (More »)

Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2018 »
"Cultural Diplomacy as a Means to Build Bridges between the Commonwealth & the World"

London; November 21st - 23rd, 2018
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The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy has therefore created the conference in order to build on the past experience of the commonwealth in order to formulate new initiatives, which will strengthen international relations and encourage cooperation between diverse communities based upon values of peace, democracy, human rights and the rule of law within the Commonwealth of Nations. (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)