Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2014-2015
"Unlocking Potential: Uniting the World's Leading Powers"

(London, Berlin, Seychelles, Abuja, Addis Ababa, Washington D.C. Moscow, New Delhi, Thessaloniki; October 2014 - March 2015)

Summit Overview

The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2014-5 will be a culmination of 10 events taking place across the globe. The events will take place in major capital cities including London, Berlin, Seychelles, Abuja, Addis Ababa, Washington D.C. Moscow, New Delhi and Crete; with the continents of Europe, North America, 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, young professionals and students.

If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the summit, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form:

Summit Speakers & Delegates

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.

Speakers & Delegates for the Summit Events include:
President Vicente Fox
55th President of Mexico
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
Hon. Massimo D'Alema
Former Prime Minister of Italy
Hon. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
Former Director General of the WTO
Hon. Yves Leterme
Secretary General, IDEA
Hon. Lars Lokke Rasmussen
Former Prime Minister of Denmark
President Einar Kristinn Guðfinnsson
Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland
President Tui Atua Tupua Tamase Taisi Efi
Head of State of Samoa
President Josip Leko
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
Prince Luitpold of Bavaria
CEO of König Ludwig GmbH
Prince Radu of Romania
Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen
President Živko Budimir
President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
President Vesna Medenica
President, Supreme Court of Montenegro
Judge Julia Sebutinde
Judge, the International Court of Justice
Judge Abdulkadir Ilhani
Deputy Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Turkey
The Hon. Iveta Radičová
Former Prime Minister of Slovakia
Hon. Jadranka Kosor
Former Prime Minister of Croatia
Hon. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis
Former Foreign Minister of Greece
Nondas Cl. Metaxas
CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Dr. Fadi Khalaf
Secretary General, Arab Federation of Exchanges
Rashed Al Baloushi
Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange
Marcia Barrett
Lead Singer of Boney M
Jermaine Jackson
Celebrated American Singer, Member of The Jackson 5
Anggun Cipta Sasmi
Celebrated Indonesian Singer
Prince Boris Petrović-Njegoš
Hereditary Prince of Montenegro
President Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia
Prince of Venice and Piedmont
Hon. Lawrence Gonzi
Former Prime Minister of Malta
The Hon. Bertie Ahern
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
Hon. Mirko Cvetković
Former Prime Minister of Serbia
The following Events will take place during October 2014 - March 2015:

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

From November 7th-12th, the ICD House of Arts & Culture will be host for the following two major events in the framework of the Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014:
  • bef2014-100.jpg Berlin Economic Forum 2014-24 » "Sustainable Economies, Sustainable Technologies, Sustainable Industries” (Berlin; November 8th - 12th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall) more
  • 2014-accd-100.jpg “A World without Walls” » Opportunities for Peace Building in a Time of Global Insecurity (Berlin; November 7th - 10th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall") more
  • 2014-iscd-uk100.jpg Forum on Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2014 » "Celebrating Art and Culture in the Commonwealth as Key Features of Nation Branding" (London; October 15th – 17th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the BFI London Film Festival 2014) more