The 2012 International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy

"Human Rights, Sustainable Development, Economic Equality & Global Risks"

(Berlin, Geneva, Washington D.C.; June 1st - July 28th, 2012)

Symposia Timetable

The 2012 International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights

Social & Cultural Inequality: Innovative Strategies to Promote Access to Human Rights and Equalize Globalization

(Berlin, June 1st - 4th, 2012)
  Friday,
June 1st, 2012
Saturday,
June 2nd, 2012
Sunday,
June 3rd, 2012
Monday,
June 4th, 2012
09:30   Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
(10:30) Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
10:00 Welcome Words by Mark C. Donfried
Cultural Diplomacy or Intercultural Exchange in Service of Justice, Peace, Development, Social Progress and Human Rights: An African Perspective
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh

(Head, Africa Department, International Society for Human Rights)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Independent National Commission for Human Rights of Burundi
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Madame Sonia Ndikumasabo
(Vice President of the Independent National Commission for Human Rights of Burundi)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Potential for the Arts to Promote Human Rights in Europe
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb.
Karl-Erik Norrman
(Secretary General, European Cultural Parliament)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Human Rights Defenders as Cultural Diplomats
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hassan Shire Sheikh
(Coordinator of the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
11:00 Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
11:30 The Significance of Human Rights for Diplomacy - Perspectives from Mauritius
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Sarojini, Seeneevassen-Frers

(Ambassador of Mauritius to Germamy)


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Human Rights as an Integral Part of the Process of Globalization: the Right to Development as an Inalienable Human Right
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo,

Hassan Shire Sheikh,
H. E. Amb. Dr. Dietrich von Kyaw,
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne,
Ogbunwezeh,

Norma Wright


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Freedom, Equality, Solidarity: How Universal are Human Rights?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Katlijn Malfliet
(Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Leuven)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Potential of Cultural Diplomacy as a Bridge between Universal Inalienable Human and Civil Rights and Individual Customs, Beliefs, Traditions and Priorities
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speakers:
Hassan Shire Sheikh,

The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo
H. E. Amb. Karl-Erik Norrman,
Mark Donfried,
Norma Wright


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break   Lunch Break
14:30 International Violations of Human Rights: an Overview
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brückner
(Jean Monnet Professor of European Studies, Stanford University)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Situation of Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth
(Film Screening, Interactive Discussion)

Speaker:
Floribert Nyamwoga
The UN Mapping Report on the DR Congo 1993-2003
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Sabine Grund
(Freelance Journalist)
Visit: Plötzensee Memorial Center
(Visit; Excursion)
The Future of Cultural Diplomacy and the Opportunity of Leadership Initiatives
(Lecture and Workshop)

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried

(Director & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy)


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
15:30 Travel Time Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
  Farewell
16:00 (16:30) Speakers Corner
(Public Discussion Forum)

Location:
Brandenburg Gate
Human Rights as an Integral Part of the Process of Globalization: the Right to Development as an Inalienable Human Right  - Case Study Congo
(Interactive Discussion)

Speakers:
Floribert Nyamwoga,

Pater Jacques Kamba,
Dr. Sabine Grund,
Norma Wright,
Mark C. Donfried
(17:00) Historic Walking Tour of the Berlin Wall
(Walking Tour)

Speaker:
Günther Schaefer
(Artist, Photographer and Historian)

Location:
East Side Gallery
 
18:00

 
How Has Globalisation
Affected the Way in Which We Respond to Inequality in Society? The Interplay Between Globalisation, Social Inequality and Education.

(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo,
H.E. Amb. Christine Nkulikiyinka,
H.E. Amb. Karl-Erik Norrman,
Sarmad Hussein,
Hassan Shire Sheikh,
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh,
Mark C. Donfried,
Norma Wright


Location:
German Parliament
The ICD Human Rights Initiatives
(Lecture & Discussion)

Norma Wright
(Program Director, ICD Human Rights Initiatives)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
(17:00) Historic Walking Tour of the Berlin Wall
(Walking Tour)

Continued
 
20:00 Group Dinner

Location:
SWERA  Restaurant- Bar- Lounge
Group Dinner

Location:
Que Pasa Restaurant
Group Dinner

Location:
Ach Niko Ach Restaurant
 


The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Geneva 2012

"Cultural Diplomacy & Sustainable Development"

(Geneva, June 13-15th, 2012)
  Wednesday,
June 13th, 2012
Thursday,
June 14th, 2012
Friday,
June 15th, 2012
09:40 Welcome Words
by Mark C. Donfried and Jon-Hans Goetzer
   
10:00 Welcome Speech
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
(Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) )

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Cultural Rights in Contemporary Human Rights and the Contradictions Inherent Therein: A Case Study of South Africa
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb.Luvuyo Ndimeni
(Minister-Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Cultural Diversity as the Fourth Policy Area of Sustainable Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb.Therese Baptiste-Cornelis
(Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations Offices at Geneva)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
10:30 (10:15) Why International Trade rules matter: The Role of WTO in fostering Sustainable Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Rufus Yerxa
(Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO) )

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Cultural Diplomacy as a Tool for Promoting Genuine Dialogue Between Sustainable Development Stakeholders
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb. Joaquim A.M.L. Da Fonseca
(Permanent Representative of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the United Nations office and other international organizations in Geneva)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Cultivating an Inclusive Culture: Empowering Women to Power Trade and Sustainable Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Meg Jones
(Women and Trade Programme of the International Trade Centre)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
11:00 Sustainable Development in Practice: UNDP's Experience of How Social, Environmental and Economic Progress Can Be Integrated to Make the Future More Sustainable
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Cecile Molinier
(Director, UNDP Office, Geneva)

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Political Transition and Peaceful Change in Yemen
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb. Dr. Ibrahim Al-Adoofi
(Ambassador Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty: Safer, Smarter and More Sustainable Cities
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Ronald Derks
(Focal Point World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, United Nations Development Programme)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
11:30 Break Break Break
12:00 The Role of Humanitarian Diplomacy-From Relief to Sustainable Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Siddharth Chatterjee
(Chief Diplomat, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent)

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
Dr. Ondoni Krisztina
Senior Advisor to the Hungarian Presidency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva



The Cross-Cultural Nature of Integrity & Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Osvaldo R Agatiello
Professor of International Economics and Governance, Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Intercultural Relations and the Challenges of the Global Crisis
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Mario Apostolov
(Regional Adviser, UNECE Trade)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break  
14:30 Sustainable Development since the 2008 World Financial Crisis: Policy Trends Over the Past Five Years and the Current Status of Sustainable Development
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speakers:
Dr .Catherine Ferrier
Clemens Boonekamp
Gérard Biraud
Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
How Sustainable Development can Tackle Interrelated Global Problems such as Poverty, Inequality, Hunger and Environmental Degradation
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speakers:
Dr. Ivan Ureta
Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer
Dr. Ignasi Guardans
Hans Kleinsman
Gitanjali Sah
Guy Girardet
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Cultural Diplomacy as a Tool for Promoting Genuine Dialogue between Sustainable Development Stakeholders
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speaker:
Ronald Derks
Rolf Olsen
Deborah Vorhies
Doaa Abdel Motaal
Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer
Mark Donfried


Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
15:30 Break Break Break
16:00 Food Security and Trade
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Clemens Boonekamp
(Director, Agriculture and Commodities Division, World Trade Organisation (WTO) )

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Innovative Strategies for the Future Progress and Success of Sustainable Development Policies
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer
(General Manager, Geneva School of Diplomacy)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
Deborah Vorhies
(Managing Director, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
16:45 Reconciling Stakeholders' Cultures for a Sustainable Development: Some Lessons Learned
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Gérard Biraud
(Former Chairman, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations)

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
The Role of Cultural Diplomacy in Furthering Sustainable Development
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Mr. Maurice Peter Kagimu Kiwanuka
(Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Climate Change, Trade and Competitiveness
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Doaa Abdel Motaal
(Advisor to the Head of the World Trade Organization)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
17:30 International Environmental Governance and the Private Sector
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr .Catherine Ferrier
(Coordinator Certificate of Advanced Studies in Corporate Social Responsibility, University of Geneva)

Location:
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Headquarters
Culture and Cultures: Identity and Diversity as a Force of Growth and Progress
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Ignasi Guardans
(Chairman, CUMEDIAE, former Member of the European Parliaments)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
Mis/Managing the Resources of Identity: Towards an Understanding of the Roots and Possible Solutions to the Water Management Crisis in Central Asia
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Ms. Aliya Tskhay
(Researcher, Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University, Kyoto)

Location:
International Conference Center of Geneva
19:00 Group Dinner
Group Dinner
Program Close


The 2012 International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & International Economics

"Political & Economic Inequalities: Bridging the Gap between Civil Society and the Public & Private Sectors"

(Berlin, June 20th - 22nd, 2012)
  Wednesday,
June 20th, 2012
Thursday,
June 21st, 2012
Friday,
June 22nd, 2012
09:30 (9:15) Registration Tea, Coffee & Refreshments Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
10:00 (9:45) Welcome Words

Introduction to Corporate Cultural Diplomacy

(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Dr. Vasile Puscas
(Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Jan Pronk
(Former Minister for Development Cooperation of the Netherlands)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Reducing Economic Inequalities by the Expansion of Educational Capacities and Opportunities
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Charles Clarke
(Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
10:30 Corporate Cultural Diplomacy & Corporate Social Responsibility: The Economic and Societal Benefits
(Moderated Discussion, Introductory Session to begin drafting the Conference Conclusions)

Moderator:
The Hon. Dr. Vasile Puscas
(Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs)

Speakers:
President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Said W. Musa
The Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Gerard Korteweg
Claus Fischer
Katri Riekkinen

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Overcoming Structural Barriers to Growth with Equity in Small Developing Countries – Perspectives from Belize
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Said W. Musa
(Former Prime Minister of Belize)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Political & Economic Inequalities
(Moderated Interview)

Speaker:
The Hon. Charles Clarke
(Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom)

Moderator:
Mark C. Donfried
(ICD Director)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
11:00 (11:30) Questions Time
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews (Jan Pronk, Said W. Musa)
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
12:00 Keynote Speeches

Speakers:
Ranko Krivokapić
(Speaker of the Parliament of Montenegro)
H. E. Amb. Abdul Basit
(Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Economic Bridges as a Tool to Promote Peace & Prosperity: Case Study the Middle East
(Moderated Discussion)

Moderator:
Dr. Solomon Passy
(Former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria)

Speakers:
The Hon. Said W. Musa
Yasar Yakis
Tom Dolev


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Crisis in Syria
(Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
Marc C. Donfried

Speakers:
The Hon. Charles Clarke
YasarYakis
Ribal Al Assad


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
12:50 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:00 Interviews
Questions Time
Interviews
Questions Time
Fiscal Challenges in the European Economic and Monetary Union
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Philipp Mohl
(DG-Economics, Fiscal Policies Division, European Central Bank)
14:30 The Gold Market in Perspective and CSR
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Claus Fischer
(Head of B2B Business, Austrian Mint)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Social Media as Public Cultural Diplomacy – YaLa-Young Leaders as a MENA Region Model"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Tom Dolev
(President's Office, The Peres Center for Peace)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Do Multinational Enterprises bring more or less inequality in world development?"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Fabrizio Onida
(Professor of Economics, University of Bocconi, Italy)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
14:55 From Market Economy to Market Society and the End of Democracy: Lessons to be Learned?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Gerard Korteweg
(Former Senior Adviser in Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Economic Freedom as a Tool to Counter Inequalities
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Wojciech Konstanty
(Director of Investments and Development in Polski Tyton S.A.)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Economic Benefits, Impacts, and Compulsory of CSR
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Michal Kadera
(Director External Affairs, ŠKODA AUTO a.s.)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
15:20 Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
16:00 The Expanding Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Society
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Katri Riekkinen
(Manager, External Communications, Metso Corporation)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Economic Context of Income Inequality in European Union
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
David Havlíček
(Secretary, National Economic Council of the Government of the Czech Republic)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Public Governance and Economic Development: an Ambiguous Relationship?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
(Former Minister of Culture of Luxembourg)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
16:25 What Does it Mean to be a Good Business in 2012: Trends in Corporate Responsibility
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Jon McLeod
(Chairman, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Weber Shandwick's Public Affairs Practice)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Can Corporate Social Responsibility connect the Public and Corporate Spheres?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Martin Pavlíček
(Corporate Communication Director, UNIPETROL)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Inequality; Developments and Policy Actions
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Francesco Papadia
(Chair of the ECB Foreign Exchange and Money Market)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
16:50 Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Questions Time
Interviews
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
17:30   Political & Economic Inequality in the European Union and the Potential of Corporate Cultural Diplomacy to Assist
(Keynote Speech)

President Emil Constantinescu
(Former President of Romania)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Cultural Diplomacy through Commerce: the Development of Partnerships with Business Organizations to Broaden Access to Human RightsLecture

Speaker:
Thérčse de Saint Phalle
(Deputy-Registrar, International Court of Justice)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
17:55 Break Break Break
18:05 How can the Private Sector help to Equalize Economic Inequality in the 21st Century? - Case Study: Youth Unemployment
(Round Table Interactive Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
The Hon. Dr. Vasile Puscas
(Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs)

Panelists:
The Hon. Yasar Yakis
The Hon. Said W. Musa
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Gerard Korteweg
Katri Riekkinen
Claus Fischer
Jon McLeod
Todd Drake
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Should the Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility be made Compulsory?
(Round Table Interactive Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
The Hon. Dr. Vasile Puscas
(Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs)

Panelists:
President Emil Constantinescu
The Hon. Said W. Musa
Dr. Jan Pronk
Dr. Solomon Passy
The Hon. Yasar Yakis
The Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Dr. Fabrizio Onida
Gerard Korteweg
Wojciech Konstanty
Todd Drake
David Havlíček
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Solutions to Tackling Economic Inequalities
(Drafting of Conference Conclusions)

Moderator:
The Hon. Yasar Yakis

Panelists:
The Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Thérčse de Saint Phalle
Tom Dolev
Mark C. Donfried


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
20:00 Welcome Group Dinner Group Dinner Reception in the ICD House
Watching the UEFA Quarter Final between Greece & Germany


The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2012

“Cultural Diplomacy, National Security and Global Risks”

(Washington D.C, June 26th - 28th, 2012)
  Friday,
June 1st, 2012
Saturday,
June 2nd, 2012
Sunday,
June 3rd, 2012
Monday,
June 4th, 2012
09:30   Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
(10:30) Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
10:00 Welcome Words by Mark C. Donfried
Cultural Diplomacy or Intercultural Exchange in Service of Justice, Peace, Development, Social Progress and Human Rights: An African Perspective
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh

(Head, Africa Department, International Society for Human Rights)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Independent National Commission for Human Rights of Burundi
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon. Madame Sonia Ndikumasabo
(Vice President of the Independent National Commission for Human Rights of Burundi)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Potential for the Arts to Promote Human Rights in Europe
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb.
Karl-Erik Norrman
(Secretary General, European Cultural Parliament)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Human Rights Defenders as Cultural Diplomats
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hassan Shire Sheikh
(Coordinator of the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
11:00 Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
11:30 The Significance of Human Rights for Diplomacy - Perspectives from Mauritius
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Sarojini, Seeneevassen-Frers

(Ambassador of Mauritius to Germamy)


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Human Rights as an Integral Part of the Process of Globalization: the Right to Development as an Inalienable Human Right
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo,

Hassan Shire Sheikh,
H. E. Amb. Dr. Dietrich von Kyaw,
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne,
Ogbunwezeh,

Norma Wright


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Freedom, Equality, Solidarity: How Universal are Human Rights?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Katlijn Malfliet
(Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Leuven)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Potential of Cultural Diplomacy as a Bridge between Universal Inalienable Human and Civil Rights and Individual Customs, Beliefs, Traditions and Priorities
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speakers:
Hassan Shire Sheikh,

The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo
H. E. Amb. Karl-Erik Norrman,
Mark Donfried,
Norma Wright


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break   Lunch Break
14:30 International Violations of Human Rights: an Overview
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brückner
(Jean Monnet Professor of European Studies, Stanford University)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
The Situation of Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth
(Film Screening, Interactive Discussion)

Speaker:
Floribert Nyamwoga
The UN Mapping Report on the DR Congo 1993-2003
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Sabine Grund
(Freelance Journalist)
Visit: Plötzensee Memorial Center
(Visit; Excursion)
The Future of Cultural Diplomacy and the Opportunity of Leadership Initiatives
(Lecture and Workshop)

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried

(Director & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy)


Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
15:30 Travel Time Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
  Farewell
16:00 (16:30) Speakers Corner
(Public Discussion Forum)

Location:
Brandenburg Gate
Human Rights as an Integral Part of the Process of Globalization: the Right to Development as an Inalienable Human Right  - Case Study Congo
(Interactive Discussion)

Speakers:
Floribert Nyamwoga,

Pater Jacques Kamba,
Dr. Sabine Grund,
Norma Wright,
Mark C. Donfried
(17:00) Historic Walking Tour of the Berlin Wall
(Walking Tour)

Speaker:
Günther Schaefer
(Artist, Photographer and Historian)

Location:
East Side Gallery
 
18:00

 
How Has Globalisation
Affected the Way in Which We Respond to Inequality in Society? The Interplay Between Globalisation, Social Inequality and Education.

(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Speaker:
The Hon Madam Sonia Ndikumasabo,
H.E. Amb. Christine Nkulikiyinka,
H.E. Amb. Karl-Erik Norrman,
Sarmad Hussein,
Hassan Shire Sheikh,
Dr. Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh,
Mark C. Donfried,
Norma Wright


Location:
German Parliament
The ICD Human Rights Initiatives
(Lecture & Discussion)

Norma Wright
(Program Director, ICD Human Rights Initiatives)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
(17:00) Historic Walking Tour of the Berlin Wall
(Walking Tour)

Continued
 
20:00 Group Dinner

Location:
SWERA  Restaurant- Bar- Lounge
Group Dinner

Location:
Que Pasa Restaurant
Group Dinner

Location:
Ach Niko Ach Restaurant