Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2015-2016

"Unlocking Potential: Uniting the World's Leading Powers to Promote Sustainable Economies, Global Human Rights and World Peace"

(NYC, Madrid, Berlin, Sofia, Reykjavik, Yerevan; September 2015 - April 2016)

Summit Overview

The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2015-6 will be a culmination of 30 events taking place across the globe. The events will take place in major capital cities including London, Berlin, Bucharest, The Hague, NYC, Madrid, Reykjavik, Yerevan, Milan, and Brussels, with the continents of Europe, Africa and Asia playing host to the events. The Summit will focus on the potential success for improved intercultural relations in uniting the great powers of the contemporary world to better face today's global concerns.

The Summit will create a forum for the world's powers representatives to publicly discuss and promote upon a common goal, thus initiating potential solutions for contemporary and future world challenges. The ultimate aim of the Summit will be to create a more stable public global environment by promoting intercultural dialogue between nations, consequently bringing the international community closer to a more prosperous future.

Participation in the Summit

Participation in the Summit events are open to applicants coming from the governmental and diplomatic fields, academia & scholars, representatives from the civil society and private sector, journalists, artists, young professionals and students.

Summit Speakers

Speakers & Delegates during the conferences will include leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, 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.
The following Events will take place during the Summit:

The Reykjavik Roundtable on Human Rights 2016 »

"Developing Initiatives to Implement Human Rights Legislation"

(Parliament of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; April 27th - 29th, 2016)

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Berlin Economic Forum 2016 »

"Innovative Nation Branding: Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments"

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) (International Conference, Berlin; March 9th - 13th, 2016)

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Film for Peace »

"The Power of Film & the Arts to Build Peace"

Berlin; February 18th - 20th, 2016 Held Parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival 2016

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Countering Violent Extremism »

"New Security Agenda for Education and Culture"

(Sofia, Hotel Balkan Sheraton, December 16th, 2015)

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The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2015 »

"Building Bridges of Peace and Reconciliation in Times of Greater Global Insecurity"

(Berlin; December 10th - 13th, 2015)

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Dialogue about Cuba »

The Role of the European Union & Spain

(Madrid; October 20th, 2015)

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The Annual Summit on Youth in the United Nations »

"The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Youth Initiatives to Promote Sustainable Economies, Cultural Understanding, and Global Human Rights”

(New York City; September 21st - 26th, 2015 – Held Parallel to the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly)

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