Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2018

"Unlocking Potential: Uniting the World's Leading Powers to Promote Sustainable Economies, Global Human Rights and World Peace"

(Berlin, Washington D.C., NYC, London, Barcelona, Brussels, Paris, Addis Ababa, Munich; January - December 2018)

Berlin Economic Forum 2018

"Sustainable Business & Responsible Investments"

(International Conference, Berlin; March 6th - 11th, 2018) Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB
The Hon. Gordon Brown
Former Prime Minister of the UK
The Hon. Irina Bokova
Former Director-General of UNESCO
The Hon. Brian Cowen
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
The Hon. Matti Vanhanen
Former Prime Minister of Finland
The Hon. Aleqa Hammond
Former Prime Minister of Greenland
President John Agyekum Kufuor
Former President of Ghana
President Rosen Plevneliev
Former President of Bulgaria
SG Béatrice Wertli
Secretary General of the CVP Switzerland Party
Chief Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope
Director, International Bureau of Education, UNESCO
The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges 
Former Speaker of the Parliament of Luxembourg
Minister Nikolina Angelkova
Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria
The Hon. Nika Gilauri
Former Prime Minister of Georgia
President Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
The Hon. Zlatko Lagumdzija
Former Prime Minister of B&H
The Hon. Hrant Bagratyan
Former Prime Minister of Armenia
Minister Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi
Minister of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman
The Hon. Hamat Bah
Minister of Tourism of Gambia

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

Mr. Gaorekwe Gaorekwe
Director - Brand Botswana (National Portfolio)
Mr. Moemedi Mokgosi
Executive Director, Brand Botswana
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid
Former Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange
Mr. Nondas Cl. Metaxas
Former CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Mr. Ivan Takev
Executive Director of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange
Mr. Moremi Marwa
Chief Executive Officer, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Tanzania
Hon. Staffan Nilsson
Former President of the EU Economic and Social Committee
Mr. Milan Božić, CEO
Banja Luka Stock Exchange
MEP Nigel Farage
Member of the European Parliament
The Hon. President Artur Mas i Gavarró
Former President of Catalonia

President José Montilla Aguilera
Former President of Catalonia

Antonio Caño Barranco
Director, El País
The Hon. José Juan Díaz Trillo
President; Spanish Parliament Climate Change Comission
Sen. Manuel Guillermo Altava Lavall
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. Celia Cánovas Essard
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. María del Mar del Pino Julios Reyes
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. Laura Castel i Fort
Member of the Spanish Senate

MP María Soraya Rodríguez Ramos
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Miguel Iceta Llorens
Secretary General, Catalan Socialist Party

Sen. José Ramón Bauzá Díaz
Former President, Balearic Islands; Member of the Spanish Senate

Sen. Sara Vilà Galán
Member of the Spanish Senate)

MP Ester Capella i Ferrer
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Carlota Merchán Mesón
Member of the Spanish Parliament
MP Carles Riera i Albert
Member of the Catalan Parliament
Patrick Torrent Queralt
Executive Director, Catalan Tourism Board
MP Raimundo Viejo Viñas
Member Spanish Parliament; Former Councilor, The City of Barcelona

MP Ignacio Urquizu Sancho
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Hannah Bardell
Member of the British Parliament
MP Marta Ribas Frias
Member of the Catalan Parliament
MP Pol Gibert Horcas
Member of the Catalan Parliament

The Hon. Mladen Bosic
Former president of Serb Democratic Party

Aureli Argemí i Roca
President, CIEMEN

MP Sérgio Azevedo
Vice President, PSD Parliamentary Group; Member of the Assembly of the Portuguese Republic

MP Sergio Pascual Peña
Member of the Spanish Parliament

Counsellor Minister Dmitry Sokolov
Counsellor Minister, Embassy of Rusia in Spain
Prof. Augusto Soto
Director, Dialogue with China Project; Professor, ESADE Business School

Councilor Alfred Bosch i Pascual
Councilor, The City of Barcelona

Prof. Dr. Carles Castellanos
Professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Sergi Camara
Photographer
Prof. Milagros Álvarez Verdugo
Professor, Universitat de Barcelona
Javier Ideami
Multidisciplinary Artist; Founder, Ideami Studios
MdB Andrej Hunko
Member of the German Parliament
Councilor Raimond Blasi i Navarro
Councillor, The City of Barcelona
Councilor Antoni Castellà i Clavé
Councillor, The City of Barcelona
Albert Diaz-Guilera
Professor, Physics at Universitat de Barcelona
Montse Guardia
Digital Challenge Director, Banc Sabadell
Jordi Tolra I Malboni
Barcelona City Hall, Director of the Social Inclusion Plan of Barcelona 2012-2015

The African Development Forum 2018 »

"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(Berlin; March 6th - 9th, 2018) - Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB
The Hon. Gordon Brown
Former Prime Minister of the UK
The Hon. Irina Bokova
Former Director-General of UNESCO
The Hon. Brian Cowen
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
The Hon. Matti Vanhanen
Former Prime Minister of Finland
The Hon. Aleqa Hammond
Former Prime Minister of Greenland
President John Agyekum Kufuor
Former President of Ghana
President Rosen Plevneliev
Former President of Bulgaria
SG Béatrice Wertli
Secretary General of the CVP Switzerland Party
Chief Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope
Director, International Bureau of Education, UNESCO
The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges 
Former Speaker of the Parliament of Luxembourg
Minister Nikolina Angelkova
Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria
The Hon. Nika Gilauri
Former Prime Minister of Georgia
President Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
The Hon. Zlatko Lagumdzija
Former Prime Minister of B&H
The Hon. Hrant Bagratyan
Former Prime Minister of Armenia
Minister Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi
Minister of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman
The Hon. Hamat Bah
Minister of Tourism of Gambia

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

Mr. Gaorekwe Gaorekwe
Director - Brand Botswana (National Portfolio)
Mr. Moemedi Mokgosi
Executive Director, Brand Botswana
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid
Former Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange
Mr. Nondas Cl. Metaxas
Former CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Mr. Ivan Takev
Executive Director of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange
Mr. Moremi Marwa
Chief Executive Officer, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Tanzania
Hon. Staffan Nilsson
Former President of the EU Economic and Social Committee
Mr. Milan Božić, CEO
Banja Luka Stock Exchange
MEP Nigel Farage
Member of the European Parliament
The Hon. President Artur Mas i Gavarró
Former President of Catalonia

President José Montilla Aguilera
Former President of Catalonia

Antonio Caño Barranco
Director, El País
The Hon. José Juan Díaz Trillo
President; Spanish Parliament Climate Change Comission
Sen. Manuel Guillermo Altava Lavall
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. Celia Cánovas Essard
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. María del Mar del Pino Julios Reyes
Member of the Spanish Senate
Sen. Laura Castel i Fort
Member of the Spanish Senate

MP María Soraya Rodríguez Ramos
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Miguel Iceta Llorens
Secretary General, Catalan Socialist Party

Sen. José Ramón Bauzá Díaz
Former President, Balearic Islands; Member of the Spanish Senate

Sen. Sara Vilà Galán
Member of the Spanish Senate)

MP Ester Capella i Ferrer
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Carlota Merchán Mesón
Member of the Spanish Parliament
MP Carles Riera i Albert
Member of the Catalan Parliament
Patrick Torrent Queralt
Executive Director, Catalan Tourism Board
MP Raimundo Viejo Viñas
Member Spanish Parliament; Former Councilor, The City of Barcelona

MP Ignacio Urquizu Sancho
Member of the Spanish Parliament

MP Hannah Bardell
Member of the British Parliament
MP Marta Ribas Frias
Member of the Catalan Parliament
MP Pol Gibert Horcas
Member of the Catalan Parliament

The Hon. Mladen Bosic
Former president of Serb Democratic Party

Aureli Argemí i Roca
President, CIEMEN

MP Sérgio Azevedo
Vice President, PSD Parliamentary Group; Member of the Assembly of the Portuguese Republic

MP Sergio Pascual Peña
Member of the Spanish Parliament

Counsellor Minister Dmitry Sokolov
Counsellor Minister, Embassy of Rusia in Spain
Prof. Augusto Soto
Director, Dialogue with China Project; Professor, ESADE Business School

Councilor Alfred Bosch i Pascual
Councilor, The City of Barcelona

Prof. Dr. Carles Castellanos
Professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Sergi Camara
Photographer
Prof. Milagros Álvarez Verdugo
Professor, Universitat de Barcelona
Javier Ideami
Multidisciplinary Artist; Founder, Ideami Studios
MdB Andrej Hunko
Member of the German Parliament
Councilor Raimond Blasi i Navarro
Councillor, The City of Barcelona
Councilor Antoni Castellà i Clavé
Councillor, The City of Barcelona
Albert Diaz-Guilera
Professor, Physics at Universitat de Barcelona
Montse Guardia
Digital Challenge Director, Banc Sabadell
Jordi Tolra I Malboni
Barcelona City Hall, Director of the Social Inclusion Plan of Barcelona 2012-2015

Improving the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Dialogue to Cooperation

International Conference; Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

Berlin November 19th, 2018

International Participants

Abdulaziz Altwaijri

General Director of ISESCO
Morocco / Saudi Arabia

His Beatitude Theodoros II

Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria
Greece/ Egypt

Halit Eren

Director General of IRCICA (Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture)
Turkey

Fahad Abualnasr

Director General of KAICIID (International Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue Centre
Saudi Arabia

Rabbi Marc Schneier

President of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, USA
USA

Abdullah AlMatouq

Special Adviser of the SG of UN, Chairman of the International Islamic Charity Organization
Kuwait

President Moncef Marzouki

Former President of Tunisia
Tunesia

Selim Argun

Deputy Head of the Presidency of Religious Affairs
Turkey

Swami Jyothirmayah (Joshy Chungath)

Founder of the “Art of living” International NGO (special representative of Shri Shri Shankar)
India / Germany

Usamah El Abed

Chairperson of the Parliament Committee for the Religious Affairs
Egypt

Mohammad Sammak

Member of BoD of KAICIID
Lebanon

Khaled Akasheh

Head of Department of Dialogue with Islam in the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
Vatican

Emmanuel Sfiatkos

Very Reverend Archimandrite of the Ecumenic Throne, Representative of the Orthodox Bishops Conference in Germany at the seat of the German Federal Government and the Federal Parliament
Greece/ Germany

Albir Krqanov

Mufti of Moscow, Head of the Spiritual Council of the Muslims of Russia
Russia

Archimandrite Philaret (Aleksander Bulekov)

Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Special Representative of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
Russia

Malek Bou Tanous

Superior General Father of the Lebanese missionaries, High Representative of His Beatitude Mor Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Cardinal-Patriarch of Antioch, Primate of the Maronite Church
Lebanon

Farhan Nizami

Director of Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
UK

Metropolitan Gerasim (Sherashenidze)

The Special Envoy of the Patriarch-Catholicos Iliya II of All Georgia
Georgia

Serdar Chelebi

President of the European-Turkish Muslim Union
Turkey / Germany

Bishop Volodymyr Kotsaba

Special Representative of the Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine
Ukraine

Aziz Hasanovich

The Grand Mufti of Croatia
Croatia

Shafik Pshikhachev

Special Representative of Caucasus Muslims` Board in Russia
Russia

Bishop Seraphim (Aliaksei Belanojka)

Representative of Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus
Belorussia

Rifat Fejzich

The Grand Mufti of Montenegro
Montenegro

Bunyamin Chil

Special Representative of Caucasus Muslims` Board in Turkey
Turkey

Speakers from Germany

Markus Grübel

Member of the German Parliament and Commissioner for Global Freedom of Religion

Hans-Eberhard Schleyer

Chair of German-Azerbaijani Forum, Former State Minister

Nikolas Löbel

Member of the German Parliament, CDU/CSU Rapporteur on Eastern Partnership

Mark C. Donfried

General Director of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Otto Hauser

Honorary Consul of Azerbaijan in Stuttgart; Former German Government Spokesperson and State Secretary

Ravvin Yitzhak Ehrenberg

Orthodox Rabbi of Berlin, Jewish Community of Berlin

Aiman Mazyek

Chairman of the German Committee of Muslims

Klaus Rith

Head of Department of the Protestant Eparchy Stuttgart

Thomas Schirrmacher

Executive Chair of the World Evangelical Alliance WEA

Members of Azerbaijan Delegation

Sheikh-ul-islam Allahshukur Pashazade

Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Board, Secretary General of Baku International Centre of Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Cooperation (BCIC), Head of the Delegation

Mubariz Qurbanli

Chairman of the State Committee for the Work with Religious Assosiations

Etibar Najafov

Head of Department of Interethnic Relations, Multiculturalism and Religious Issues of the President Administration

Salman Musayev

Mufti, the First deputy chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Board

Aleksandr Ischein

Archibishop, Head of Baku and Azerbaijan Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church

Milikh Yevdayev

Head of the Mountain Jews Faith Community in Azerbaijan

Vladimir Fekete

Bishop, Head of the Christian Catholic Community in Azerbaijan

Khalaf Khalafov

Deputy Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2018

"Utilizing Cultural Diplomacy to Foster Democracy, Advance International Law and Back Global Human Rights"

Berlin; December 13th - 16th, 2018
Brian Cowen
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
Klaus Wowereit
Former Mayor of Berlin
Hakima El Haite
President, Liberal International
Artur Mas i Gavarró
Former President of Catalonia
Elsa Artadi i Vila
Minister of the Presidency, Catalonia
José Montilla Aguilera
Former President of Catalonia
João Caupers
Vice-President of the Constitutional Court of Portugal
Fadi El Abdallah
Spoke Person of the International Criminal Court of the UN
Boris Velchev
President of the Constitutional Court of Bulgaria
Yuriy Baulin
Former Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
Helgi Magnús Gunnarsson
Director of Public Prosecution, Iceland
Guðmundur Eiríksson
Former Judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Judge Xhezair Zaganjori
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Albania

Dirk Niebel
Former Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany
Supachai Panitchpakdi
Former Director General of the World Trade Organization
Antoni Comín Oliveres
Member of the Ctalan Parliament in Exile
José Ramón Bauzá Díaz
Former President of the Balearic Islands
Josep Cuní
Celebrated Catalan Journalist
Marie Kapretz
Representative of the Catalan Government in Germany
Mònica Terribas
Celebrated Spanish Journalist
Elisenda Alamany Gutiérrez
Member of the Catalan Parliament
Martí Adroher
Catalan Investment Expert
Laura Castel Fort
Member of the Spanish Senate
Rafel Bruguera Batalla
Member of the Catalan Parliament
Karamba Diaby
Member of the German Parliament
Margit Stumpp
Member of the German Parliament

Joaquin Salvi Mas
Rector of the University of Girona

Anton Friesen
Member of the German Parliament
Peter Boehringer
Member of the German Parliament

Petr Bystron
Mmber of the German Parliament

Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
Ali A. Jalali
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan
Erato Kozakou- Marcoullis
Former Foreign Minister of Cyprus
Pär Stenbäck
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Mary Miller
General and Artistic Director, Bergen National Opera
Erna Hennicot Schoepges
Former Speaker of the Parliament of Luxemburg
Ove Joanson
Former Chairman of the Swedish Public Broadcasting Trust
Ögmundur Jónasson
Former Minister of Justice of Iceland
Steve Austen
Celebrated International Entrepreneur
Elena Poptodorova
Former Ambassador of Bulgaria to the USA
Nouzha   Skalli
Former Moroccan Minister of Social Development, Family, and Solidarity
Hrant Bagratyan
Former Prime Minister of Armenia