The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2017

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

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

Conference Speakers

The conference will bring together over 500 speakers and delegates coming from the fields of politics and religion together with senior academics and celebrated artists to promote Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy in our interdependent world.

The Conference includes Keynote Addresses from the following Honorable Members of the ICD:

Amb. Katalin Bogyay

Ambassador of Hungary to the UN

President Tarja Halonen

Former President of Finland

The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges

Former President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxemburg

Minister Lilyana Pavlova

Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU 2018

The Hon. Reinhold Lopatka

Chairman, the Parliamentary Club of the Austrian People's Party

The Hon. Erato Kozakou-Markoullis

Former Foreign Minister of Cyprus

The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope

Director of the Unesco International Bureau of Education

The Hon. Dora Bakoyannis

Former Mayor of Athens

MEP Baroness Nosheena Mobarik

Member of the European Parliament

The Hon. Roberta Anastase

President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania

The Hon. Gert Weisskirchen

Former Senior Member of the German Parliament

The Hon. Jadranka Kosor

Former Prime Min ister of Croatia

The Hon. Julia Bonk

Former Member of the German Parliament

MP Pauline Latham

Member of the British Parliament

MP Oudekki Loone

Meber of the Parliament of Estonia

The Hon. Thuli Madonsela

Former Public Protector of South Africa

MP Inguna Sudraba

Member of the Parliament of Latvia

MP Barbi Pilvre

Meber of the Parliament of Estonia

The Hon. Rashed Al Baloushi

Chief Executive, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

The Hon. Nouzha Skalli

Former Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family, and Social Development of Morocco

Amb. Ali Ahmad Jalali

Ambassador of Afghanistan to Germany; Former Minister of the Interior

The Hon. Hans Köchler

President of the International Progress Organization

Luitpold Prinz von Bayern

Member of the House of Wittelsbach

The Hon. Erhard Busek

Former Vice Chancellor of Austria

The Hon. Cyril Svoboda

Former Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic

MEP Eva Maydell

Member of the European Parliament

Rector Dragan Domazet

Rector, Belgrade Metropolitan University; Former Minister of Education

The Hon. Rui Duarte Barros

Former Prime minister of Guinea-Bissau

The Hon. Hrant Bagratyan

Former Prime minister of Armenia

MEP Alojz Peterle

Member of the EU Parliament; Former Prime Minister of Slovenia