International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UN

"Utilizing Cultural Diplomacy to Unite the World's Cultures before Hard Power takes the Lead"

(New York City; September 19th - 23rd, 2017)

Conference Speakers

H. E. Mr. Adama Dieng
United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide
Agha H. Jafri
Secretary General American Muslim Congress
Alejandro Posse
Consul General of Panama in New York
Ali Sadun Engin
Producer of the “Proofs of Creation and the End Times” Programs on Channel A9
Prof. Dr. Colette Mazzucelli
New York University
David Daimond, Manager
Theatres without Borders
Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering
Ambassador of Mexico to the United Nations
President Emil Constantinescu
Former President of Romania; the Initiator of the Institute for Advanced Study of Levantine Culture and Civilization
Gazi Monir Ahmed
President of Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Khoso
Assistant Professor at the Area Study Centre, Far East and Southeast Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan
Prof. Dr. Jean Krasno, Professor
Political Science Department, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, City College of New York
Jessica Litwak, Manager
Theatres without Borders
President Joyce Hilda Banda
Former President of Malawi
H. E. Amb. Katalin Annamária Bogyay
Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations
Malique Mohammed
President, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, UK Branch
Mark C. Donfried
Director General, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
Michael DiNiscia
Researcher and Administrator, the John Brademas Center of New York University
Michael John Williams
Ph.D, Director, Program in International Relations, Graduate School of Arts & Science, New York University
Noah J. Hanft
President & Chief Executive Officer, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution
Dr. Oktar Babuna
Representative the Movement for the Culture of Peace and Reconciliation
Dr. Omer Salem
Director, International Organization for Peace
H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See
Minister Péter Szijjártó
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
Prof. Dr. Remus Pricopie
Rector of the National School of Political and Administrative Science
Richard H. Pildes
Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law
Dr. Sabir Michael
Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Work, University of Karachi, President of the Research Advocacy & Social Training Institute (RASTI) Pakistan
Suyeb Ahmed
President of International Affairs Jamiat-e Ulema e Islam, Bangladesh and Founder Principal of Markazul Uloom, London UK
H.E. Amb.Teodoro Lopez Locsin
Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the UN
Prof. Dr. Xenia Hanusiak
Global Cultural Fellow, University of Edinburgh, School of International Cultural Relations
Rabbi Yakov D. Cohen
Founder and Director, Institute of Noahide Code