The Annual World News Media Forum 2024
“The Growing Threats for Democracy and Freedom of Speech”
(Vienna; June 12th - 14th, 2024)
The World News Media Forum creates a world stage for media representatives to publicly discuss and promote solutions for contemporary and future world challenges. The ultimate aim of the Forum is to enable a more stable public global environment by promoting the Media-Public-Private sector dialogue between nations, consequently bringing the international community closer to a more prosperous future.
Clive Myrie (Journalist, BBC) »
Kathleen Carroll (Executive Editor, AP)
Bob Dotson (NBC News Today Show)
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"Accelerating Success in Afghanistan: Goals and Challenges for International Cooperation"
Philip D. Murphy (56th Governor of New Jersey)
"Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"
Chuck Hagel (24th US Secretary of Defense)
"Hard Power, Soft Power"
Michael Chertoff (2nd USA Secretary of Homeland Security)
An Interview with Sir Malcolm Rifkind
(Former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom)
An Interview with Gordon Brown
(Former Prime Minister of the UK)
An Interview with Charles Clarke
(Former Home Secretary of the UK)
Perspectives from Africa
John Agyekum Kufuor (Former President of Ghana)
"Sustainable Business and Responsible Investments in The Face Of Climate Change & Human Insecurities"
Joyce Hilda Banda (Former President of Malawi)
"Talking Cultural Diplomacy & the Rights of Women”
Quett Masire (Former President of Botswana)
Botswana Cultural Event
United Nations Cultural Diplomacy
Judge Peter Tomka, President of the UN International Court of Justice
The Role of International Law in Promoting Human Rights
Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO
Cultural Diplomacy in the UN
Promoting International Cooperation, Cultural Understanding & Peace
A Keynote Address by Stephan Mayer (MdB; Former Secretary General of the Christian Social Union Party)
"Sehenden Auges in den großen Krieg? Warum der Westen seine Strategie ändern muss"
"Dimensionen & Konsequenzen der Zeitenwende“