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Berlin Economic Forum 2014-24 »
"Sustainable Economies, Sustainable Technologies, Sustainable Industries"

(Berlin; November 6th - 8th, 2014)

The Berlin International Economics Congress is one of the world leading global conferences combining the fields of International Economics, Nation Branding and International Relations with an interdisciplinary and multinational program. The Congress took place over 3 days and analyzed global trends in creative economies.. (More »)
Speakers & Delegates for the Congress include:
President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
President of Puntland
HRH Prince Africa Zulu of Onkweni
Zulu Prince
Hon. Dirk Niebel
Former German Minister for Economic Cooperation & Development
Hon. Rui Duarte Barros
Former Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau
President Patrick Herminie
Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles
Hon. Agbéyomé Kodjo
Former Prime Minister of Togo

Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) »
"Youth Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2015"

(Berlin; January 12th - 16th, 2015)

Africa Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (AME) is a network of young professionals and individuals who have an interest in exploring and strengthening the relations between Africa and Europe. The ultimate goal of the forum is to educate, enhance and sustain the African-European relationship by empowering the next generation of young leaders from Africa and Europe. (More »)

The Seychelles African Economics Congress 2014 »
"Innovative Solutions for African Inclusive Growth and a Thriving Economy"

(Victoria, the Seychelles; December 14th - 16th, 2014)

The Congress will focus on ways in which to increase the participation of youth and women in the economy, harnessing the immense human capital boasted by the African continent and unlocking the full potential of the economic giant that is Africa.(More »)
Speakers for the Congress include:
Minister Jean Paul Adam
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Seychelles
Minister Pierre Laporte
Minister of Finance of Seychelles
Sir James Mancham
Former President of Seychelles
Rupert Simeon
CEO of Seychelles Investment Board
Steve Fanny
CEO of Seychelles International Business Authority
Governor Caroline Abel
Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles

Professional Development Program in Cultural Diplomacy and the European-African Alliance »
Certificate Program on the Application of Cultural Diplomacy within the European-African Alliance

(Berlin; Berlin; November 3rd - 14th, 2014)

The Certificate Program on the Application of Cultural Diplomacy within the European-African Alliance is a two-week long program specifically tailored around the needs of African individuals aiming to engage in any academic, professional, commercial and cultural activity within the European Union borders. (More »)

The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development »
"Establishing a Sustainable Educational System Infrastructure and Professional Development Programs in Africa"

(Berlin; January 13th - 16th, 2014)

The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development will take place in Berlin over a period of three days and will be designed as a professional expo to enable all of the key stakeholders from the field of education to come together to anlyze, assess and discuss the development of education and professional development opportunities in Africa. (More »)

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The Addis Abba Summit on Cross Continental Cooperation »
"The Future of the Millennium Development Goals in the African Union"

(Ethiopia, Addis Ababa; January 27th - 31st, 2014 – Held Parallel to the African Union Summit)

To maintain this optimism, The ICD believes in the necessity of establishing a participatory process for the next formulation of the agenda, supported by a more diverse range of actors to ensure a more democratic framework and therefore even more successful outcomes. (More »)

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Opening Speech – The Berlin International Economics Congress 2011
(Berlin, March 7th, 2011)

A Keynote Speech by The Hon. Nahas Angula (Former Prime minister of Namibia) (more)

How Democracy, Peacebuilding and Human Rights are Developing in Africa
(Berlin, November 6th, 2010)

A Lecture by President Joaquim Chissano (Former President of Mozambique) (more)

Democratic Participation and Cultural Inclusion in Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Lingual Societies
(Berlin, July 28th, 2009)

A Keynote speech by President. Cassam Uteem, (ICD Advisory Board Member; Former President of the Republic of Mauritius) (more)

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