The Berlin International Economics Congress 2013

Intercultural Relations, Youth Development Advancement, Environmental Responsibility & Ecotourism: Opportunities for Successful Nation Branding in the 21st Century

(Berlin; March 6th - 10th, 2013)

Conference Speakers

We are privileged to include as speakers many world leaders and distinguished experts from the fields of international politics, economics, diplomacy, the private sector, and civil society; these speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. The ICD is grateful for their contributions to this important event. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board please click here.

The following are among the Speakers for the Congress:
  • H. E. Amb. Abdul Basit
    Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Germany
  • Abed Nadjib
    Minister Counselor at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Berlin
  • Adonis Yiangou
    Deputy Secretary General, Cyprus Green Party
  • H. E. Amb. Alberto Correia Neto
    Ambassador of Angola to Germany
  • Andreina Maggiore
    Director, Club Alpino Italiano
  • Axl Caicedo
    Director, Natural Planet Foundation
  • Dr  Berhane Asfaw
    Ethiopian Paleontologist
  • H. E. Amb. Bolot Otunbaev
    Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Germany
  • Prof. Carlo Alberto Pinelli
    Asian Desk, Mountain Wilderness International
  • Chris Castro
    Co-founder / Executive Director, IDEAS for Us
  • H. E. Amb. Dan Mulhall
    Ambassador of Ireland to Germany
  • Daniyar Kazakov
    Deputy Minister of Culture & Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Deirdre Shurland
    Senior Consultant, UN Environment Program
  • H. E. Amb. Edouard Bizimana
    Ambassador of Burundi to Germany
  • Edward W. Scott
    American Businessman, Philanthropist; Co-Founder of Enterprise Software Company BEA Systems
  • The Hon. Eka Tkeshelashvili
    Former Vice Prime-Minister, State Minister of Georgia for Reintegration; Former Foreign Minister
  • President Emil Constantinescu
    President of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy; Former President of Romania; Former President of the University of Bucharest
  • The Hon. Dr. Erhard Busek
    Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria; Former Minister for Science and Research of Austria
  • H. E. Amb. Fesseha Asghedom Tessema
    Ambassador of Ethiopia to Germany
  • Hans B. Sicat
    President & CEO, the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.
  • H. E. Amb. Imomudin
    Ambassador of Tajikistan to Germany
  • H. E. Amb. Isaac Chikwekwere Lamba
    Ambassador of Malawi to Germany
  • Ivan K B Lee
    Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin
  • Lord Jack McConnell
    Member, House of Lords; Former First Minister of Scotland
  • Joy Hyvarinen
    Executive Director, Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development
  • Jürgen Janssen
    Head, German Global Compact Network
  • H. E. Amb. Kamanga Clementine Shakembo
    Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Germany
  • Lochin Nusratulloevich Fayzulloev
    Vice-Chairman in charge of Tourism, Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism under the Government of Tajikistan
  • Louis D’Amore
    Founder & President, International Institute for Peace through Tourism
  • H. E. Amb. Luís Almeida Sampaio
    Ambassador of Portugal to Germany
  • Minister Maria Grapini
    Minister of Business & Tourism of Romania
  • H. E. Amb. Marie Odile Bonkoungou-Balima
    Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Jänicke
    Professor Emeritus, Political Science, Free University of Berlin
  • Mátyás Prommer
    General Secretary, CEEweb for Biodiversity
  • Milan Maric
    Director, S&T Montenegro
  • Amb. Mohamed Orabi
    Former Foreign Minister of Egypt; Former Ambassador of Egypt to Germany
  • Nicola Spafford Furey
    Vice President, the Earthfocus Foundation
  • H. E. Amb. Parviz Shahbazov
    Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Germany
  • Pierre M. Kerby Lacarriere
    Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Haiti to Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Raúl A. Montenegro
    Professor of Evolutionary Biology at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina
  • Salam Zahran
    International Law Student at the Adam Mickiewicz University; Representative of the Human Rights Center in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Minister Sanja Vlahovic
    Minister of Science of Montenegro
  • Shannon Stowell
    President of the Adventure Travel and Trade Association
  • President Staffan Nilsson
    President, European Economic and Social Committee
  • Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
    Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Former Director General of the World Trade Organization
  • Tames Rietdijk
    CEO Afghanistan Stock Exchange
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Jung
    Professor, Climate Sciences, Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research
  • H. E. Amb.Upali Sarrath Kongahage
    Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany
  • Victoire Ndikumana
    Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism of Burundi
  • Dr. Werner Zittel
    Chairman of the Board, Ludwig-Bölkow-Stiftung