The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest

„25 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall in Central and Eastern Europe: Looking Back, Looking Forward”

(Bucharest; November 19th – 21st, 2014)

Summit Speakers

Speakers for the Summit include:
  • President Lech Walesa
    President of Poland (1990 - 1995)
  • President Zheliu Zhelev
    President of Bulgaria (1990 - 1997)
  • President Petar Stoyanov
    President of Bulgaria (1997 - 2002)
  • President Vytautas Landsbergis
    President of Lithuania (1990 - 1992)
  • President Stanislav Shushkevich
    President of Belarus (1991 - 1994)
  • President Sali Berisha
    President of Albania (1992 - 1997)
  • President Rexhep Meidani
    President of Albania (1997 - 2002)
  • President Rudolf Schuster
    President of Slovakia (1999 - 2004)
  • President Boris Tadić
    President of Serbia (2004 - 2012)
  • President Petru Lucinschi
    President of Moldavia (1996 - 2001)
  • President Viktor Yushchenko
    President of Ukraine (2005-2010)
  • The Hon. Jan Ruml
    Minister of Internal Affairs of the Czech Republic (1992 - 1997)
  • The Hon. Dr. Markus Meckel
    Minister of Foreign affairs of former German Democratic Republic
  • President Hans-Gert Hermann Pöttering
    President of the European Parliament 2007-2009; Chairman, Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • Prof. Dr. Ivo Slaus
    President of World Academy of Art and Science
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Likhotal
    President of Green Cross International
  • Amb. Katalin Bogyay 
    Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Hungary to UNESCO; President of the 36th session of UNESCO General Conference
  • Marc S. Ellenbogen
    President of the Prague Society
  • Mark C. Donfried
    Director General of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
  • Prof. Dr. Daniel J. Caron
    ENAP - École nationale d'administration publique, Quebec
  • Prof. Dr. Giuli G. Alasania
    Chairman of the University of Georgia
  • Thor Halvorssen
    The Human Rights Foundation/Oslo Freedom Forum
  • Eugen Doga
    Member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova