A World Without Walls 2011

"Promoting Peace and Stability in the Mediterranean: An International Peacebuilding Congress"

Barcelona, International Conference, September 22nd - 25th, 2011
Held Parallel to "La Merce Festival 2011"

Conference Speakers

We are privileged to include as speakers many distinguished experts from the fields of international politics, diplomacy, academy, the private sector and civil society.

Speakers for the Conference include:
  • Anna Terrón i Cus
    Secretary of State of Immigration and Migration of Spain
  • Anna Mercadé Ferrando
    Lecturer and Author
  • H. E. Amb. Alon Bar
    Ambassador of Israel to Spain
  • Aureli Argemí
    Founder and President of Escarré International Centre for Ethnic Minorities and Nations (CIEMEN)
  • H.E. Amb. Ayman Zaineldine
    Egyptian Ambassador to Spain
  • Caroline Madeleine,
    Coordinator of Governance and Cooperation, Casa Mediterraneo
  • Bashkim  Shehu
  • Prof. Dr. Carles Castellanos
    Professor of the Department of Translation, University of Barcelona
  • The Hon.  Ernest Maragall i Mira
    Former Minister of Education, Catalonia
  • Dr. Francesc Granell Trías
    Professor, Economics Department University of Barcelona
  • Lord Jack McConnell
    Member of the House of Lords, Former First Minister of Scotland
  • Dr. Jaume Saura Estapà
    Professor, Department of Law, University of Barcelona
  • The Hon. Minister Jesmond Mugliett
    Minister for Urban Development and Roads of Malta
  • João Ribeiro de Almeida
    Consul General of Portugal in Barcelona
  • Joseph Mifsud
    President, Euro-Mediterranean University
  • Jozo Radoš
    Member of the Croatian Parliament, Croatian People’s Party
  • Mr. Juan Battlo Ferrer
    Economic Counselor, Consulate of the Czech Republic
  • Dr. Juan Merelo-Barbera
    Professor, University of Barcelona
  • Mark C. Donfried
    Director & Founder of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
  • Dr. Milagros Álvarez-Verdugo
    Professor of International Relations, University of Barcelona
  • The Hon. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
    Member of the Greek Parliaments, Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece
  • H. E. Amb. Musa Amer Odeh
    Ambassador of Palestine to Spain
  • The Hon. Nouzha Skalli
    Minister of Social Development, Family and Solidarity of Morocco
  • The Hon. Petros Efthymiou
    President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Member of Parliament of the Hellenic Parliament
  • H. E. Amb. Rolands Lappuķe
    Foreign Ministry Republic of Latvia, Policy Planning Unit, Ambassador at Large
  • H.E. Amb. Ryszard Schnepf
    Polish Ambassador to Spain
  • Dr. Santiago Ripol
    Professor of Public International Law
  • The Hon. Selmo Cikotić
    Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H. E. Amb Sotirios Varouxakis
    Ambassador-Coordinator for the Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens
  • H.E. Amb. Željana Zovko
    Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Spain
  • H. E. Ambassador Yigit Alpogan
    Deputy Secretary General for Transport and Urban Development of the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean