The Berlin Inaugural Event of the Cross Continental Cooperation Summit

"Future Prospects in International and Intercultural Relations: Building Bridges between Europe, USA, Russia and China"

(Berlin; September 25th - 27th, 2013)
  Wednesday,
September 25th, 2013
Thursday,
September 26th, 2013
Friday,
September 27th, 2013
9:30 Registration
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
10:00 Welcome Address

President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna


(10:15) "The Importance of Youth Education and Development Advancement and its Positive Influence on Strengthening the Relationships between Europe, Russia, China and the USA"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Helga Daub
(Former Member of the German Parliament)

Location:
ICD House
"A Universal Human Rights Model"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna
(Secretary General of the ICD Center for Conflict Zones Mediation; Former Foreign Minister of Bahrain)
(10:30) "The Quartet: State of Relations between Russia, Europe, the USA, & China"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Ulrich Brückner
(Academic Director, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies)

Location:
ICD House
"The Syrian Crisis and its Impact on Cross Continental Cooperation"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna
(Secretary General of the ICD Center for Conflict Zones Mediation; Former Foreign Minister of Bahrain)

Location:
ICD House
11:00 Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with the Hon. Helga Daub
(11:00) Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with Dr. Ulrich Brückner
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna
11:30 "Cultural Dialogue in the European Context in the Formation of a Polycentric World Today"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Mykola Zhulynsky
(Former Deputy Primeminister of Ukraine)

Location:
ICD House
(12:00) "Future Prospects for the European Russian Relationships"
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
Dr. Ulrich Brückner

Speakers:
President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Dr. Mykola Zhulynsky
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna
Mark C. Donfried

Location:
ICD House
"The Future Role of NATO in Strengthening Cross Continental Cooperation"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
President Franco Frattini
(President of the ICD Organization for Youth Education & Development; Former Foreign Minister of Italy)

Location:
ICD House
12:30 Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with The Hon. Dr. Mykola Zhulynsky
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with President Franco Frattini
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:30   "Past and Future in Harmony"
(Special Concert)

Performer:
The Oratnitza Band

Location:
ICD House
 
15:00 "People, Partnerships, Problem Solving and Culture"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Simon Crean
(Former Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government; Former Minister for the Arts)

Location:
ICD House
"The EU Horizon 2020 Program: New Opportunities for Cross Continental Cooperation"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Francesco Profumo
(Former Minister of Education of Italy; Former Chancellor of the Polytechnic University of Turin)

Location:
ICD House
"The importance of Investing in Youth Education and Development to Strengthen the Cross Continental Cooperation"
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
President Franco Frattini

Speakers:
President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna
Mark C. Donfried
16:30 Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

Interview with The Hon. Simon Crean
Interview with The Hon. Dr. Francesco Profumo

 
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
17:00 "Building Bridges between Europe, USA, Russia and China"
(Interactive Discussion)

Moderator:
The Hon. Dr. Nazar al Baharna

Speakers:
President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Simon Crean
The Hon. Masaharu Nakagawa
The Hon. Dr. Mykola Zhulynsky
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
ICD House
Welcome Address

H. E. Amb. Takeshi Nakane
(Ambassador of Japan to Germany)

"Japan as a Model Case for Predicting the Impact of Demographic Change and Globalization on a Mature Democracy"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Masaharu Nakagawa
(Former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan)

Location:
ICD House
"Young Leaders´ Contributions for Developing the Future of Cross Continental Cooperation"
(Presentations & Discussion)

  • Young Cultural Diplomacy Presentation
  • ICD Initiative for Bridging the Gap between EU Graduates and Employers
  • ICD Internship Project Presentation & Awards Ceremony
19:00 Group Dinner Group Dinner Group Dinner