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The International Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU

Blog-Eintrag   •   Nov 16, 2011 12:17 CET

The International Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU

"Crisis, Conflict, and Culture: The Role of Cultural Diplomacy in the European Project"

(Brussels, December 6th - 9th, 2011)

www.eu-culturaldiplomacy-conference.org

 

Dear Sir/ Madam,

 

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is currently accepting applications for the event outlined above, which will take place inBrusselsduring December 2011. The program will bring together governmental and diplomatic officials, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, journalists, young professionals, students and scholars and other interested stakeholders from across the world for a program of lectures, workshops, group discussions and cultural excursions featuring leading figures from the fields of politics, civil society, academia, and the media.

 

The International Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU

"Crisis, Conflict, and Culture: The Role of Cultural Diplomacy in the European Project"

(Brussels, December 6th - 9th, 2011) 

www.eu-culturaldiplomacy-conference.org

 

The EU & Cultural Diplomacy Conference is the first of a series of three conferences dedicated to enhancing awareness and understanding of international governing institutions and their role in promoting cultural diplomacy across the world. The conference, focused on the European Union, is an international conference organized by the ICD and other leading organizations in the home base of the EU—Brussels, Belgium.

 

The goal of this year’s conference is to facilitate exploration of the unique challenges currently facingEuropefrom the debt crisis, to crippling military engagements to the debate over increased political and economic union—funneled through a thorough understanding of the historical and theoretical foundations of the “European Project.”

 

Conference Participants

The conference is open to applications from diplomatic and political representatives, civil society practitioners, young professionals, students and scholars, private sector figures, journalists, and other interested stakeholders in international relations from across the world.

To apply please visit:

http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/cde/index.php?en_ecdc-2011-application-form

 

 

Conference Speakers >

 The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.

 

Speakers for the Conference Include:

 

  • AdrianSeverin - Member of European Parliament
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Evin - Founding Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences atSabanciUniversity
  • Alojz Peterle - Member of European Parliament
  • Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck - Member of European Parliament
  • H. E. Amb. Arif Havas Oegroseno - Ambassador ofIndonesiatoBelgium
  • Boris Zala - Member of the European Parliament & Head of the Slovak S&D Delegation, European Parliament
  • H.E. Amb Branko Baričević - Ambassador of Croatia to the EU
  • Csaba Tabajdi - Member of European Parliament
  • Dr. Evangelos Venetis - Middle East Expert, Middle East Research Project, Hellenic Institute for European and Foreign Policy – ELIAMEP
  • Dr. Fabrizio Cantelli - Professor of Political Science, University ofBrussels
  • Gergely Prőhle  - Deputy State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Dr. Gerhard Sabathil - Director, European External Action Service
  • Ms. Giji Gya - Executive Director, International Security Information Service Europe,Brusselsand Associate Researcher, FRIDE,Madrid
  • Helga Trüpel - Member of European Parliament
  • Henri Malosse - President of the Employers Group, Economic and Social Committee of the European Union
  • H. E. Amb. Ihor Dolhov - Ambassador ofUkraineinBelgium
  • H.E. Amb Ilir Dugolli - Ambassador of theRepublicofKosovotoBelgium
  • Hon. Indrek Tarand - Member of European Parliament
  • H. E. Amb. Ismat Jahan - Ambassador ofBangladeshtoBelgium
  • Prof. Jan Pronk - Former Dutch Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment; Professor Theory and Practice of International Development, Institute of Social StudiesThe Hague
  • Jean Quatremer - Journalist, Liberation
  • Kristiina Ojuland   - Member of European Parliament ; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs ofEstonia
  • Hon. Laima Liucija Andrikienė - Member of European Parliament
  • Laima Liucija Andrikienė - Member of European Parliament
  • Commissioner László Andor  - Comissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
  • Marietje Schaake - Member of European Parliament
  • MariettaGiannakou - Member of European Parliament, Head of the Greek EPP Delegation to the European Parliament
  • H. E. Amb Michèle Boccoz - Ambassador ofFrancetoBelgium
  • Morten Messerschmidt - Member of the European Parliament
  • Nicholas David Bearfield - Director, European Personnel Selection Office, European Commission
  • Paul Dujardin - Centre for Fine ArtsBrussels
  • Philip Lowe - Director General, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Dr. Philippe van Parijs - Professor of Economic and Social Ethics,UniversityofLouvain
  • Ricardo Cortés Lastra - Member of European Parliament
  • H. E. Amb. Salome Samadashvili - Ambassador ofGeorgiato the European Union
  • Dr. Samuel Furfari - Professor of Political Science, University ofBrussels
  • Tanja Fajon - Member of European Parliament
  • H. E. Amb Thorir Ibsen - Ambassador ofIcelandto the European Union

 

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The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

www.culturaldiplomacy.org

 

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is an international, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization with headquarters inBerlin,Germany. The goal of the ICD is to promote global peace and stability by strengthening and supporting intercultural relations at all levels. Over the past decade the ICD has grown to become one ofEurope’s largest independent cultural exchange organizations, hosting programs that facilitate interaction among individuals of all cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds, from across the world.

 

Previous Events

 

Previous events held by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy include the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy (Berlin, May 11th-15th 2011 – www.icd-internationalsymposium.org), which hosted The Hon. Lucinda Creighton - Minister of European Affairs of Ireland; The Hon. Michael Chertoff - Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security; The Hon. Rexhep Meidani - Former President of Albania; The Hon. Senator Tim Hutchinson - Former United States Senator from Arkansas; The Hon. Judge Theodor Meron - Former President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; The Hon. Yasar Yakis - Former Foreign Minister of Turkey 

 

In March 2011 the ICD hosted the Berlin International Economics Congress 2011 (Berlin, March 9th - 12th 2011 – www.biec.de ), which hosted The Hon. Nahas Angula - Prime minister of Namibia; The Hon. Jean-Paul Adam - Foreign Minister of the Republic of Seychelles; The Hon. Alberto Jose Guevara Obregon - Minister of Finance of Nicaragua; The Hon. Al Imam Al Sadig Al Mahdi - Former Prime minister of Sudan; The Hon. Akua Sena Dansua - Minister for Tourism of Ghana; and The Hon. Edmund Bartlett - Minister of Tourism of Jamaica.

 

Please address any additional queries to info@culturaldiplomacy.org 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Brussels.