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The EU as a Global Actor

Added by ICD Press on 2011-05-25

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2011-07-07
Last Date Last Day: 2011-07-10

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Mark Donfried
Email Email: europe@culturaldiplomacy.org
Address Address: kudamm karee, Berlin, Deutschland, Germany

Conference Description:

Call for Applications

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The EU as a Global Actor
From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World
(Berlin, International Conference, July 7th - 10th, 2011)

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe
A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)

Europe Meets Russia
A Forum for Young Leaders (EMR)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)

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Dear Friends & Colleagues,

On behalf of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, I am writing to bring to your attention the following major programs hosted by us in partnership with other leading organizations. We are currently accepting applications for these events, and would be grateful if you could share this announcement by forwarding the information below to anyone you think may be interested in attending. I would also be delighted to welcome you as a participant in Berlin.

The EU as a Global Actor
From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World
(Berlin, International Conference, July 7th - 10th, 2011)
(www.icd-europe.org); Conference Participants >

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe
A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)
(www.icd-europe.org); Joining the Forum>
**Participants of the next CDE weeklong seminar will take part in: " The EU as a Global Actor: From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World “(Berlin, July 7-10, 2011)

Europe Meets Russia
A Forum for Young Leaders (EMR)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)
(www.icd-emr.org); Joining the Forum >
**Participants of the next EMR weeklong seminar will take part in: " The EU as a Global Actor: From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World “(Berlin, July 7-10, 2011)

Thank you for your attention and for your cooperation and support in sharing news of our upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive emails from the ICD in future, please send us an email to info@culturaldiplomacy.org indicating this.

With warmest regards,

Mark Donfried
Director & Founder
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD)
Ku´damm Karree (3rd Floor/Hochhaus)
Kurfürstendamm 207-8 Berlin, Germany-10719
Phone: 00.49(0)30.2360-7680
www.culturaldiplomacy.org
info@culturaldiplomacy.org

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The EU as a Global Actor
From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World
(Berlin, International Conference, July 7th - 10th, 2011)
(www.icd-europe.org)

"The EU as a Global Actor" is an international conference held by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in cooperation with other leading organisations. The aim of the conference is to consider the political, economic, and cultural development of the European Union, both as a regional organisation and as a key player in global affairs. The issues raised during the conference will be discussed from a range of interdisciplinary perspectives, which will enable the generation of best practice guidelines and policy recommendations for stakeholders in the field. The forthcoming conference has the title “From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World”. It aims to explore the challenges and opportunities facing the EU with regards to internal reform and growth, whilst also reflecting on the roles and responsibilities the organisation faces has on the global stage.

Conference Speakers >
Speakers during the Conference will include leading figures and experts from politics, academia, diplomacy, the private sector, and civil society from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board (for further information about the Advisory Board please click here

Speakers for the Conference Include:

The Hon. Ana Trisic Babic - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia & Herzegovina
H. E. Amb. András Simonyi - Former Hungarian Ambassador to the United States
The Hon. Antonio Martino - Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Italy
The Hon. Bertie Ahern - Former Prime Minister of Ireland (tbc)
The Hon. Dr. Emil Constantinescu - Former President of Romania
The Hon. Dr. Erkki Tuomioja - Former Foreign Minister of Finland (tbc)
The Hon. Erna Hennicot Schoepges - Former Luxembourgian Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs
The Hon. Henri Malosse - President of the EESC Employers' Group at the European Economic and Social Committee, EU
The Hon. Dr. Erhard Busek - Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria, Former Minister for Education & Cultural Affairs (tbc)
The Hon. Ints Dalderis – Former Minister of Culture of the Republic of Latvia
The Hon. Dr. Ioannis Kasoulides - Former Foreign Minister of Cyprus (tbc)
The Hon. Lord Jack McConnell - Former First Minister of Scotland
The Hon. Janez Jansa - Former Prime minister of Slovenia; president of the Slovenian Democratic Party
The Hon. Dr. Joris Voorhoeve - Former Defence Minister of Holland and Professor of International Security Studies at Nederlandse Defensie Academie (tbc)
The Hon. Mirko Tomassoni - Former Captain Regent of San Marino
Nicos Christodoulakis – Former Minister of the Economy and Finance of Greece

The Hon. Radmila Šekerinska - Former Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (tbc)
The Hon. Dr. Rupert Scholz - Former Minister of Defense of Germany (tbc)
The Hon. Dr. Solomon Isaac Passy - Former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria
Dr. Vaira V+7e-Freiberga - Former President of Latvia (tbc)
The Hon. Dr. Vasile Pu_ca_ - Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs
The Hon. Yasar Yakis - Former Foreign Minister of Turkey

Conference Participants >
The conference is open to applications from young professionals, students and scholars, diplomatic and political representatives, civil society practitioners, private sector figures, journalists, and other interested stakeholders in international relations from across the world.

To apply please visit:

http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/cde/i ndex.php?en_europe-as-a-global-actor_app lication-form

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe
A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)
(www.icd-europe.org)
**Participants of the next CDE weeklong seminar will take part in: " The EU as a Global Actor: From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World “(Berlin, July 7-10, 2011)

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is a network of young, influential people from across the world, who have an interest in exploring and strengthening relations between European States. The program is based on the recognition that the increasing economic and political integration of the European Union must be accompanied by sustained activity to ensure that public opinion and relations between individual member states, and between member-states and non members states, remain positive and constructive at the grass roots level.

Joining the Forum>
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is open to all individuals with an interest in international affairs in general, and Europe in particular. To join the forum you must take part in one of the CDE Weeklong Seminars, which will be held every 4 months in Berlin. The next CDE Weeklong Seminar will run from July 4th – 10th 2011.

If you would like to be considered for a place in the Weeklong Seminar please complete the online application form at:

http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/cde/i ndex.php?en_cde_application-form

Europe Meets Russia
A Forum for Young Leaders (EMR)
(Berlin, Weeklong Seminar, July 4th – 10th 2011)
(www.icd-emr.org)
**Participants of the next EMR weeklong seminar will take part in: " The EU as a Global Actor: From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World “(Berlin, July 7-10, 2011)

Europe Meets Russia: A Forum for Young Leaders (EMR) is an active network of young, dynamic, and influential people from across the world who have an interest in the European-Russian relationship. The program has been developed in recognition of the importance of the relationship between Russia, Europe, and the global political system. Once they have joined the EMR Forum, members are supported by the ICD in organizing leadership initiatives, conducting academic research, and are invited to join the ICD Online Forum - enabling them to share information and communicate with likeminded individuals across the world.

Joining the Forum >>
Europe Meets Russia: A Forum for Young Leaders (EMR) is open to all individuals with an interest in international affairs in general, and the European Russian relations in particular. To join the forum you must take part in one of the EMR Weeklong Seminars, which will be held every 4-6 months in Berlin. The next EMR Weeklong Seminar will run from July 4th – 10th 2011.

If you would like to be considered for a place in the Weeklong Seminar please click here

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The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
www.culturaldiplomacy.org

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
Previous events held by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy include the Berlin International Economics Congress 2011 (Berlin, March 9th - 12th 2011 – 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.

In January 2011 the ICD hosted "The Future of US Foreign Policy" (Washington DC, January 4th-6th), which hosted The Honorable Michael Chertoff - Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security; Senator William Emerson Brock III - 18th United States Secretary of Labor; Admiral James Milton Loy - Former Commandant of the Coast Guard; Vivian Schiller – Former CEO and President of NPR; Governor William Weld - Former Governor of Massachusettsand The Hon. Senator Tim Hutchinson - Former United States Senator from Arkansas.

In November 2010 the ICD hosted “A World without Walls: An International Conference on Peacebuilding, Reconciliation and Globalization in an Interdependent World”, which marked the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (www.world-without-walls.org). Speakers in this event included Lord Anthony Giddens (Baron Giddens, of Southgate) - Former Director of the London School of Economics; Janez Janša - Former Prime Minister of Slovenia; Joaquim Chissano - Former President of Mozambique; and Lord Jack McConnell - Former First Minister of Scotland.

In May 2010 the ICD hosted The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy 2010 (www.icd-interantionalsymposium.org ). Speakers in this event included Bertie Ahern - Former Prime minister of Ireland; Emil Constantinescu - Former President of Romania; Sir Malcolm Rifkind - Former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom; Kjell Magne Bondevik - Former Prime Minister of Norway; and Dr. Vaira V+7e-Freiberga - Former President of Latvia.

For more information on speakers who have attended previous ICD events, please click here.

Please address any additional queries to info@culturaldiplomacy.org

With warm regards and gratitude,

Mark Donfried
Director & Founder

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD)
Ku´damm Karree (3rd Floor/Hochhaus)
Kurfürstendamm 207-8 Berlin, Germany-10719
Phone: 00.49.(0)30.2360-7680
Fax: 00.49.(0)30.2360-76811
www.culturaldiplomacy.org
info@culturaldiplomacy.org

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