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

(Berlin; May 20th - 24th, 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 »)

Professional Development Program on the European-African Alliance »
(London; May 4th - 8th, 2015)

The Certificate Program on the Application on the European-African Alliance is a 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 »)

Berlin Economic Forum »
Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Foreign Investments

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB)
(International Conference, Berlin; March 4th - 7th, 2015)

The vision of the conference is to bring an interdisciplinary mixture of representatives from the public sector, private sector and civil society as well as practitioners of Cultural Diplomacy in order to prepare an agenda for after the conclusion of the conference, which will initiate programs and projects that will support sustainable economic growth at the national and international levels. (More »)
Speakers for the Forum include:
Minister Navin Dissanayake
Minister of Tourism and Sports of Sri Lanka
H. E. Amb Bolot Otunbaev
Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Germany
Minister Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin
Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries of Haiti

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany 2015 »
"The 70th Anniversary of the End of WW2 and the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace"

(Berlin; May 21st - 24th, 2015)

The Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Germany 2015 will take place in Berlin from May 21st-24th, 2015 and will focus on issues related to the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 and the establishment of the UN. Based on the experience and lessons learned from these past conflicts and transitions, the Symposium aims to develop initiatives to promote cultural diplomacy practices that can be applied and implemented in the framework of the challenges of the twenty-first century. (More »)

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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 took place in Berlin over a period of three days and was designed 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 »)

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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