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 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:

President Bujar Nishani

Former President of Albania

President Tarja Halonen

Former President of Finland

The Hon. Yves Leterme

Former Prime Minister of Belgium; Secretary-General, IDEA

Minister Lilyana Pavlova

Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU 2018

The Hon. Reinhold Lopatka

Member of the Austrian National Council

The Hon. Gert Weisskirchen

Former Senior Member of the German Parliament

The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges

Former President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxemburg

The Hon. Rashed Al Baloushi

Chief Executive, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

The Hon. Ögmundur Jónasson

Former Senior Minister of Iceland

The Hon. Nouzha Skalli

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

The Hon. Hans Köchler

President of the International Progress Organization

Hedva Ser

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Special Envoy for Cultural Diplomacy

Amb. Oleg Serebrian

Ambassador of Moldova to Germany

Amb. Ramon Custodio Espinoza

Ambassador of Honduras to Germany

Amb. Abdallah Saleh Possi

Ambassador of Tanzania to Germany

Rector Dragan Domazet

Rector, Belgrade Metropolitan University; Former Minister of Education

The Hon. Hrant Bagratyan

Former Prime minister of Armenia

MEP Alojz Peterle

Member of the EU Parliament; Former Prime Minister of Slovenia