“Call for Applications”
Dear Sir/ Madam,
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is currently accepting applications for the event outlined below, all of which will take place in Berlin from March 7-10th, 2012. The program will bring together economists, governmental and diplomatic officials, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, journalists, young professionals, students, scholars and other interested stakeholders from across the world for a program of lectures, workshops, panel and group discussions and social and cultural activities.
The Berlin International Economics Congress 2012 (BIEC)
“Building Economic Bridges: Integrating Cultural Diplomacy into Nation Branding, Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Governance”
(Berlin, March 7th – 11th, 2012)
The Berlin International Economics Congress 2012” is one of the world leading global conferences combining the fields of International Economics, Nation Branding and International Relations with an interdisciplinary and multinational program. The conference will take place over 4 days and will examine the role of Cultural Diplomacy in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, Economic Bridges, Global Governance and Nation Branding with an international outlook.
In today’s world, with the financial crisis ravaging national economies, the importance of regional alliances, strategic partnerships and co-operations among countries is becoming increasingly relevant. Indeed, countries struggling with unemployment and debt have begun to turn to other nations and international institutions for support. The congress will concentrate on current and emerging business opportunities in the market, created through economic bridges.
With such prominence in today’s world, the international economic system is of the highest importance, the conference will examine relevant aspects of the international economic system and how Cultural Diplomacy can help to support interstate economic relationships.
The four-day international congress will consist of lectures and seminars held by international politicians and various experts in the economic, academic and marketing fields as well as panel discussions, workshops, interactive sessions and social activities.
The ICD Young Leaders Forums 2012
Cultural Diplomacy in the Global Economy: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Berlin, March 05th - 10th, 2012)
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is an international, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization with headquarters in Berlin, Germany. The goal of the ICD is to promote global peace and stability by strengthening and supporting intercultural relations at all levels. Over the past decade the ICD has grown to become one of Europe’s largest independent cultural exchange organizations, hosting programs that facilitate interaction among individuals of all cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds, from across the world.
Previous events held by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy include the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy (Berlin, May 11th-15th 2011 – http://www.icd-internationalsymposium.org), which hosted The Hon. Lucinda Creighton - Minister of European Affairs of Ireland; The Hon. Michael Chertoff - Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security; The Hon. Rexhep Meidani - Former President of Albania; The Hon. Senator Tim Hutchinson - Former United States Senator from Arkansas; The Hon. Judge Theodor Meron - Former President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; The Hon. Yasar Yakis - Former Foreign Minister of Turkey.
In March 2011 the ICD hosted the Berlin International Economics Congress 2011 (Berlin, March 9th - 12th 2011 – http://www.biec.de ), which hosted The Hon. Nahas Angula - Prime minister of Namibia; The Hon. Jean-Paul Adam - Foreign Minister of the Republic of Seychelles; The Hon. Alberto Jose Guevara Obregon - Minister of Finance of Nicaragua; The Hon. Al Imam Al Sadig Al Mahdi - Former Prime minister of Sudan; The Hon. Akua Sena Dansua - Minister for Tourism of Ghana; and The Hon. Edmund Bartlett - Minister of Tourism of Jamaica.
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