Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2017-2018

"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, Stockholm, Brussels, Paris, Addis Ababa; November 2017 - October 2018)

Summit Overview

The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2017-18 will be a culmination of 25 events taking place across the globe. The events will take place in major capital cities including Berlin, Washington D.C., NYC, London, Brussels, Paris, Stockholm,, and Addis Ababa, with the continents of Europe, Africa and Asia playing host to the events. The Summit will focus on the potential success for improved intercultural relations in uniting the great powers of the contemporary world to better face today's global concerns.

The Summit will create a forum for the world's powers representatives to publicly discuss and promote upon a common goal, thus initiating potential solutions for contemporary and future world challenges. The ultimate aim of the Summit will be to create a more stable public global environment by promoting intercultural dialogue between nations, consequently bringing the international community closer to a more prosperous future.

Participation in the Summit

Participation in the Summit events are open to applicants coming from the governmental and diplomatic fields, academia & scholars, representatives from the civil society and private sector, journalists, artists, and young professionals.

Summit Speakers

Speakers & Delegates during the conferences will include leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

The following Events will take place during the Summit:
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The Cultures of Spain Conference »

"Multiculturalism and Dialogue within the Catalan Region"

(Barcelona, Tarragona, Girona; October 25th - 28th, 2018)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Central Asia & the Caucasus »

"The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions"

(Berlin; October 5th - 7th, 2018)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN »

"Utilizing Cultural Diplomacy to Unite the World's Cultures Before Hard Power takes the Lead"

(New York City; September 24th - 28th, 2018)

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Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2018 »

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

(London; August 24th - 27th, 2018)

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The African Development Forum 2018 »

"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(Berlin; August 15th - 18th, 2018)

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Cultural Diplomacy in the EU 2018 »

"EU Cultural Diplomacy in Practice: Building Cultural Bridges within EU States and with the Global Community"

(Berlin; August 8th - 11th, 2018)

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International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Arab World »

"The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions"

(Paris; July 28th - 31st, 2018)

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The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in 2018 »

"Cultural Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding"

(Berlin; May 17th - 20th, 2018 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Carnival of Cultures)

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Berlin Economic Forum 2018 »

"Sustainable Business & Responsible Investments"

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

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The African Development Forum 2018 »

"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(Berlin; March 6th - 9th, 2018) - Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB

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The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN »

"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"

(Washington D.C., February 26th - 27th & NYC, February 28th - March 1st, 2018)

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The Artistic Cultural Diplomacy Forum 2018 »

"Building Cultural Bridges through Art, Film and Music"

(Berlin; February 21st - 23rd, 2018)
Held Parallel to the Berlin Film Festival 2018

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The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2017 »

"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"

(Berlin; December 19th - 22nd, 2017)

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The Berlin International Human Rights Congress (BIHRC) »

"Human Rights and Democracy in Times of Greater Global Insecurity"

(Berlin; November 24th - 26th, 2017)

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