The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Africa
Strategies to confront the Challenges of the 21st Century: Does Africa have what is required?

(Berlin, 14 - 17 July 2011)

  Thursday,
July 14th 2011
Friday,
July 15th 2011
Saturday,
July 16th 2011
Sunday,
July 17th, 2011
09:30 (09:00) Registration -
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
10:00 Welcome Words

Strategies to confront the Challenges of the 21st Century: Does Africa have what is required?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hon. Cletus A. Sieh

Location:
ICD House
Challenges and Bottlenecks for Africa's Survival in the 21st Century:  A Reply to the Development Debate with some Examples from Malawi
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb. Isaac Chikwekwere Lamba

Location:
ICD House
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
Michael  Hörig

 

Location:
ICD House
(11:00) Historical Berlin Walking Tour
 

 
11:15 Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
 
11:45 Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Canon Francis K. Butagira

Location:
ICD House
Developing Appropriate  Administrative Instruments for the African Cultural Environment
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:  
Prof. Joseph C.A. Agbakoba

Location:
ICD House
The Challenges of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Facing the Global Economy
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb. Clementine Shakembo Kamanga

Location:
ICD House
 
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break  
15:00 Travel time to the German Foreign Ministry (14:30) Travel Time

(15:30) German Development and Cooperation Assistance in Africa
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Günther Nooke

Location:
Federal Ministry for Cooperation
Opportunities in the Fields of Tourism and Cultural Diplomacy in Sierra Leone
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hon. Victoria Sylvia Saidu-Kamara 

Location:
ICD House
(14:00) The Requirements for the African Continent's Development: " Linking Economic growth, Global Interdependence, Peace, Governance and Democratization

Speaker:
Dr. Jean de la Croix Nkurayija
Participant Papers
16:15     Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee &
Refreshments
16:45 (16:00)  German Cultural Diplomacy in the European Context
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Benjamin Hanna


Location:
German Foreign Office
(Cont’d)  German Development and Cooperation Assistance in Africa
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Günther Nooke

Location:
German Federal Ministry for Cooperation
Energy infrastructure as a basis for future economic development in Africa
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Stefan Liebing

Location:
ICD House
International Relations in the 21st Century: What Does a Fair Deal look Like and is it Possible in Today's Interest-Driven Global Reality?
(Interactive Panel Discussion)

Moderator:
Mark Donfried

Speakers:
Hon. Victoria Sylvia Saidu-Kamara,
The Hon. Cletus A. Sieh

Location:
ICD House

 
18:00

 
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Iyorwuese Hagher

Location:
German Foreign Office
Visit of the German Parliament
(Excursion, Presentation)

Speaker:
Sarmad Hussain

Location:
German Parliament
Tourism and New Forms of Cultural Diplomacy in Ghana
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hon. Akua Sena Dansua

Location:
ICD House
  Social Program- Group Dinner at the Biergarten Zollpackhof Social Program- Group Dinner at  Que Passa Social Program- Group Dinner at Route 66 Diner Farewell Dinner