Berlin International Economics Congress 2012

"Building Economic Bridges: Integrating Cultural Diplomacy into Nation Branding, Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Governance"

Berlin; March 7th - 10th, 2012
Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair

Congress Speakers

The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international economics and politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.

A Selection of Speakers for the Conference Include:
  • Aleksej Jerman Blažič
    CEO, SETCCE, Slovenia
  • The Hon. Amin Abdulkadir
    Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia
  • Charles Emmanuel
    Deputy Chief of Mission of Embassy of Haiti in Germany
  • Christian Jourquin
    CEO of Solvay
  • H. E. Amb. Dilshod Akhatov
    (Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Germany)
  • H. E. Amb. Eddy Pratomo
    Ambassador of Indonesia to Germany
  • H. E. Amb. Fesseha Asghedom Tessema
    Ambassador of Ethiopia to Germany
  • H. E Amb. Gabriela Habsburg-Lothringen
    (Ambassador of Georgia to Germany)
  • Gergely Pröhle
    Deputy State Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Hungary
  • H. E. Amb. Imomudin Sattorov
    Ambassador of Tajikistan to Germany
  • H.E. Amb. Dr. Isaac C. Lamba
    Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi to Germany
  • The Hon. Dr. José António Pinto Ribeiro
    Former Minister of Culture of Portugal; Lawyer, Senior Partner J. A. Pinto Ribeiro & Associados
  • H. E. Amb. Lazăr Comănescu
    Ambassador of Romania to Germany; Former Foreign Minister of Romania
  • H. E. Amb. Makhenkesi Arnold Stofile
    Ambassador of South Africa to Germany
  • The Hon.Minister Mari Elka Pangestu
    Minister of Tourism & Creative Economy of Indonesia
  • H.E. Amb. Mosud Mannan
    Ambassador of Bangladesh to Germany
  • The Hon. Richard Boucher
    Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • The Hon. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
    Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Minister Victoire Ndikumana
    Burundian Minister of Commerce, Industry, Postal Services & Tourism
  • The Hon. Minister Walter Mzembi
    Minister of Tourism of Zimbabwe