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

(Crete, London, Berlin, Seychelles, Abuja, Addis Ababa, Washington D.C. Moscow, New Delhi and Beijing; October 2014 - May 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 Crete, London, Berlin, Seychelles, Abuja, Addis Ababa, and Beijing 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 superpowers representatives to publicly discuss and promote upon a common goal, thus initiating potential solutions for contemporary and future world challenges while keeping individual interests at heart. 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. Participation in the Beijing and Moscow events are by invitation only.

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 among others heads of state & 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 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. Lawrence Gonzi
Former Prime Minister of Malta
Hon. Yves Leterme
Former Prime Minister of Belgium
Hon. Lars Lokke Rasmussen
Former Prime Minister of Denmark
Hon. Nika Gilauri
Former Prime Minister of Georgia
President Amine Gemayel
Former President of Lebanon
President Živko Budimir
President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
President Einar Kristinn Guðfinnsson
Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland
President Josip Leko
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
President Patrick Herminie
Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles
Dr. Franz Josef Jung (MdB)
Former Minister of Defense of Germany
Hon. Dirk Niebel
Former German Minister for Economic Cooperation & Development
Dr. Gerhard Prätorius
Head of CSR & Sustainability, Volkswagen AG
Minister Rimantas Šadžius
Minister of Finance of Lithuania
Hon. Michael Buhl
CEO, Vienna Stock Exchange
Minister Besim Beqaj
Minister of Finance of Kosovo
Nondas Cl. Metaxas
CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Dr. Fadi Khalaf
Secretary General, Arab Federation of Exchanges
Rajeeva Bandaranaike
Chief Executive Officer, Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka
Al Jardine
Celebrated American Singer, Founder Member of the "Beach Boys"
David Hasselhoff
Celbrated American Actor
Jermaine Jackson
Celebrated American Singer, Member of The Jackson 5
Prince Boris Petrović-Njegoš
Hereditary Prince of Montenegro
Prince Radu of Romania
Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia
Prince of Venice and Piedmont
Princess Bettina Habsburg-Lothringen
Head of Human Culture History, Universal Museum Joanneum
Prince Luitpold of Bavaria
CEO of König Ludwig GmbH
Princess Tamara Laura Czartoryska
Celebrated Sportswoman & TV Personality
Hon. Jadranka Kosor
Former Prime Minister of Croatia
Amb. Mustafa Mujezinović
Former Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina
The Hon. Iveta Radičová
Former Prime Minister of Slovakia
President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
President of Puntland
HRH Prince Africa Zulu of Onkweni
Zulu Prince
President Tui Atua Tupua Tamase Taisi Efi
Head of State of Samoa
President Valdis Zatlers
Former President of Latvia
President Emil Constantinescu
Former President of Romania
President Ugo Mifsud Bonnici
Former President of Malta
President Arnold Rüütel
Former President of Estonia
Hon. Halldór Ásgrímsson
Former Prime Minister of Iceland
Hon. Mirko Cvetković
Former Prime Minister of Serbia
The following Events will take place during October 2014 - March 2015: