ICD Highlights

November 2014

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member), and Young Leaders enjoy a taste of the red carpet

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Anggun (Celebrated French-Indonesian Singer) gives keynote address and performance to a rapt audience

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (Former Prime Minister of Spain) with the Spanish contingent of Young Leaders

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    “A World without Walls; Opportunities for Peace-Building in a Time of Global Insecurity”
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Carlo Mazzi (Chairman of Prada S.p.A.) with the Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges (Former President of the Parliament of Luxembourg)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA Student Iulian Bulai interviews H.E. Amb. Delia Domingo-Albert (Former Foreign Minister of the Philippines)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Panel discussion including President Vicente Fox (55th President of Mexico), the Hon. Bertie Ahern (Former Prime Minister of Ireland), the Hon. László Kovács (Former European Commissioner for Taxation) and Prof. Fausto Pocar (Former President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    “A World without Walls; Opportunities for Peace-Building in a Time of Global Insecurity”
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    President Einar Kristinn Guđfinnsson (Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    HRH Prince Radu of Romania with MA Students and Young Leaders

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    “A World without Walls; Opportunities for Peace-Building in a Time of Global Insecurity”
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Waldemar Bastos (Celebrated Angolan Musician)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Lord Jack McConnell (Former First Minister of Scotland), the Hon. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (Former President of Spain) and the Hon. László Kovács (Former European Commissioner for Taxation)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Carlo Mazzi (Chairman of Prada S.p.A.) delivers a lecture at the Berlin Economic Forum

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    President Einar Kristinn Guđfinnsson (Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member) is joined on stage by speakers and participants for a special rendition of “We are the World”

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Mark Donfried delivers the concluding remarks to bring the unique conference to a close

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    “A World without Walls; Opportunities for Peace-Building in a Time of Global Insecurity”
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    “A World without Walls; Opportunities for Peace-Building in a Time of Global Insecurity”
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member) and Lord Jack McConnell (Former First Minister of Scotland) discuss the role of cultural diplomacy in today’s society

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    A Panel Discussion moderated by International IDEA, entitled “The Future of Political Parties in the Context of Citizen Protest Movements: How Can Political Parties Respond?”

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    President Josip Leko (Speaker of the Croatian Parliament), the Hon. Jadranka Kosor (Former Prime Minister of Croatia) and H.E. Amb. Miro Kovac (Ambassador of Croatia to Germany) participate in “A World without Walls”

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA student Adčle Guyomarch interviews Minister Ali Hassan Bahdon (Minister of Communication of Djibouti)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    H.E. Amb. Delia Domingo-Albert (Former Foreign Minister of the Philippines), the Hon. Halldór Ásgrímsson (Former Prime Minister of Iceland) & President Einar Kristinn Guđfinnsson (Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    26. The Hon. Bertie Ahern (President, ICD Program on the Transatlantic Relationship; Former Prime Minister of Ireland)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014

    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (Former Prime Minister of Spain) & the Hon. Luis Hierro López (Former Vice President of Uruguay)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    President Vicente Fox (55th President of Mexico)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA student Iulian Bulai and President Einar Kristinn Guđfinnsson (Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Farewell dinner for His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamase Taisi Efi (Head of State of Samoa) & other speakers

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi (Former Director General of the WTO)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis (Former Foreign Minister of Cyprus)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member) & the Hon. Jan Figel (Vice President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. Halldór Ásgrímsson (Former Prime Minister of Iceland) and other speakers and participants

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA student Adčle Guyomarch interviews Rashed Al Balooshi (CEO, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamase Taisi Efi (Head of State of Samoa) addresses guests at farewell dinner

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Carlo Mazzi (Chairman of Prada S.p.A.) delivers keynote address

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA student Iulian Bulai interviews Minister Besim Beqaj (Minister of Finance of Kosovo)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Dr. Philipp Mißfelder (Foreign Policy Speaker of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    The Hon. Lázsló Kovács (Former European Commissioner for Taxation & Customs Union) and Prof. Fausto Pocar (Former President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY))

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Sir James Mancham (Founding President of the Republic of Seychelles)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Jermaine Jackson (Celebrated American Singer; ICD Advisory Board Member)

    receiving award for Special Contribution to Cultural Diplomacy
    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    MA student Adčle Guyomarch with Minister Ali Hassan Bahdon (Minister of Communication of Djibouti)

    The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014
    (Berlin; 7th - 9th November, 2014)

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    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest

    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    President Emil Constantinescu (Former President of Romania)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Keynote addresses underway in the Senate, Romanian Palace of the Parliament

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    President Lech Walesa (Former President of Poland) and President Emil Constantinescu (Former President of Romania) inaugurating a new stamp, commemorating 25 years since the fall of communism in Europe.

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering (President of the European Parliament, 2007-2009)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Led by President Valdis Zatlers (Former President of Latvia), the speakers of the roundtable join together to recreate the Baltic Way - the human chain, which connected the three Baltic capitals in 1989, in the spirit of independence

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    The design of the new stamp features a map of the European continent and a wrecking ball to signify the defeat of communism and the heralding of a new era of freedom

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    The young leaders of the Bucharest Conference, posing on the steps at the Palace of the Parliament

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    President Viktor Yushchenko (Former President of Ukraine)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    President Valdis Zatlers (Former President of Latvia), President Emil Constantinescu (Former President of Romania), President Rexhep Meidani (Former President of Albania), The Hon. Dr. Markus Meckel (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the German Democratic Republic)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    H.E. Amb. Katalin Bogyay (Ambassador of Hungary to UNESCO; President of ICD Program on Cultural Diplomacy & the Arts)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest

    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering (Former President of the European Parliament), President Constantinescu (Former President of Romania), and President Viktor Yushchenko (Former President of Ukraine)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)

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    Prof. Dr. Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu (Professor, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest) and President Petru Lucinschi (Former President of Moldova)

    Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy in Bucharest
    (Bucharest; November 19th-21st, 2014)