T20 publishes DOC Research recommendations
A policy brief entitled ‘Improving Governability, Legitimacy, Accountability’ by Jürgen Grote, Chief Researcher at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), has been accepted by Task Force 6 of the T20 Committee under the heading of ‘Social Cohesion, Global Governance, and the Future of Politics’. The brief will be discussed at the T20 Argentina Summit on 16-18 September 2018 in Buenos Aires.
Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute appoints Jean-Christophe Bas as CEO
Jean-Christophe Bas joins the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) from The Global Compass, a think tank he founded in 2016. Over the past 20 years he has held a number of senior policy positions in inter-governmental organisations. From 2008 to 2014, he was the Head of Strategic Development and Partnerships at the United Nations of the Alliance of Civilizations, an initiative launched by the UN Secretary General aimed at improving understanding and cooperation among nations and peoples across cultures, promoting cultural diversity and building inclusive societies. Before this position Bas spent nine years as the Head of Policy Dialogue at the World Bank, where he set up innovative mechanisms for strategic engagement with key decision makers and opinion leaders around the world, focusing on international development and the eradication of poverty.
Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017 Convenes
06 October 2017, Rhodes, Greece – DOC Research Institute (“DOC”, or the “Institute”), an independent international think tank headquartered in Berlin, announces that the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017 “Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures.”
Call for Research Proposals
The DOC assesses research proposals by internal and external researchers. By applying the paradigm of Dialogue of Civilization as both theoretical framework and methodology, we identify the most pressing issues we are facing now, and we explore and offer global policy makers and major multi-national corporations practical advice and solutions on six research themes.
Berlin 01.03.2018 – The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute has announced that registration is now open for the Rhodes Forum 2018, ‘Making multilateralism work: Enhancing dialogue on peace, security, and development’. The event will be held on 5-6 October on the Greek island of Rhodes. Current and former heads of state will join world-renowned experts, members of the business community, researchers, and civil society representatives at the Rodos Palace Hotel to identify emerging trends and to discuss solutions for ongoing global issues. A current programme can […]
World Experts Meet at the DOC Research Institute (DOC) to Consider Ways of Protecting Cultural Heritage
On 28 June 2017 world experts will meet at the DOC Research event to discuss ways of protecting cultural heritage in regions troubled by war. The round-table discussion will focus on pre-Islamic culture in areas experiencing conflict, especially in the Middle East, and will involve UNESCO officials, NGO leaders, and heads of museums known worldwide. […]