The World Forum on Democracy & Peace 2023

"Growing Threats for Democracy Around the World"

(Berlin; February 15-18th, 2023) – Held Parallel to the Berlin Film Festival 2023

Speakers & Delegates

Speakers during the forum will include leading politicians, senior diplomats, governmental officials, senior academics, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

Speakers for the conference will include among others the following dignitaries:

Dalia Grybauskaite
President of Lithuania (2009-19)
François Fillon
Prime Minister of France (2007-12)
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca
President of Malta (2014-19)
Sahra Wagenknecht
Member of the German Parliament
Peer Steinbrück
Chancellor-Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (2013)
María Elena Agüero
Secretary General of the Club de Madrid
Sophia Voultepsi
Deputy Minister of Migration & Asylum of Greece
Pedro Silva Pereira
Vice-President of the European Parliament
Michèle Alliot-Marie
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of France
Moncef Marzouki
President of Tunisia 2011-14
Mohammad Hanif Atmar
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan
Hassan Diab
Prime Minister of Lebanon 2020-21
Gjorge Ivanov
President of North Macedonia (2009-19)
Hans Köchler
President of the International Progress Organization (IPO)
Emil Constantinescu
President of Romania 1996-2000
Eva-Maria Liimets
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Denitsa Dimitrova Simeonova
Chairperson of the Committee on EU Affairs of Bulgaria
Pernille Weiss
Member of the European Parliament for Denmark
Kremena Milenova Kuneva
Member of the Bulgarian National Assembly
Salima Belhaj
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Lina Lopes
Member of the Assembly of Portugal
Ma?gorzata Tracz
Member of the Polish Parliament
Jorien Wuite
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Karin Kneissl
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria
Göran Lambertz
Former Chancellor of Justice of Sweden
Myroslava Khomik
Ukrainian-American Violinist
Uli Brückner
Jean Monnet Professor
For European Studies, Stanford University Berlin