International Conference: A World Without Walls 20
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The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is currently accepting applications to its international conference “A World without Walls 2010”. The conference will explore the potential for cultural diplomacy and soft power in building peace and supporting reconciliation in different regions of the world and will consist of lectures and seminars held by leading figures from international politics, academia, international development, and civil society, as well as debates and panel discussions. The event is scheduled parallel to the historic international celebrations taking place in Berlin during the month of November, and on the evening of Tuesday, 9th November, participants will have the unique opportunity to celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the streets of Berlin.
The speakers during the Seminar will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include:
*Anatoliy Zlenko; Former Foreign Minister of Ukraine *President Dr. Emil Constantinescu; ICD Board Member, Former President of Romania *Prof. Dr. Fawaz A. Gerges; Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science *Jack McConnell; ICD Advisory Board Member, Former First Minister of Scotland *HE Lt. Jerry John Rawlings; Former President of Ghana *Prof. Dr. Joris Voorhoeve; Former Defense Minister of Holland and Professor of International Security Studies at Nederlandse Defensie Academie *Dr. Miomir Zuzul; Former Foreign Minister of Croatia, Former Croatian Ambassador to the United States