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Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, Berlin, 10 October 2018 – The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s Rhodes Forum 2018, ‘Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security, and Development’, which was held 5-6 October, brought together policy-makers from across the world in a spirit of open dialogue and enquiry, to consider current challenges, promote innovative […]

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Rhodes, 5 October 2018: Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister until 2005, underlined the necessity of the United States of America remaining part of the multilateral world. Speaking at the 2018 Rhodes Forum, Fischer expressed the opinion that the American body politic beyond the president and the immediate White House team still shared a sense of […]

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Rhodes, 5 October 2018, DOC Research Institute – Rhodes Forum 2018 will commence this morning on the Greek island of Rhodes. Over 300 participants, including 40 journalists from around the world, will take part in the event. The forum kicks off with a welcome address from Vice-Governor of the South Aegean Region Ioannis Flevaris and […]

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Every year, in early autumn, people from diverse walks of life descend on the Greek island of Rhodes. This year’s event, held 5-6 October, is titled Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security, and Development. And the line-up of special guests this year looks impressive: including Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace […]

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Leading policy makers from across the globe are gathering in Greece for the Rhodes Forum 2018, which runs from 5 -6 October. Since it was first convened in 2003, the Rhodes Forum has grown to become a major annual event drawing senior policy makers, serving and former politicians, state officials, business people, NGO representatives, and […]

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Convinced of the power of image to effect social change, the photojournalist Reza has consistently worked to empower people in vulnerable situations by his time creating training programs of various types throughout the world. In December 2013, Reza traveled to a Syrian refugee camp located in Iraqi Kurdistan as part of reportage commissioned by French […]

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On 28 September in Paris, The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at UNESCO and the OIC Liaison office to UNESCO held a roundtable on ‘Intercultural dialogue as a tool for prevention of violent extremism and conflicts: Best practices among OIC member states in promotion of intercultural dialogue’. within the held OIC Day in the UNESCO […]

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Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, Guinean Prime Minister, will speak at the Rhodes Forum during the Summit on Africa. Economist by training, Prime Minister Fofana has previously held top government positions, including Minister of Economy and Finance, before being appointed Prime Minister. He was one of 24 candidates in the 2010 presidential election, running under the Party […]

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The ‘Multiple vectors of Central Asia: Tajik case’ seminar took place on 24 September 2018 at the Moscow office of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute. International journalist and political scientist Arkady Dubnov; Aziz Niyazi, senior fellow from the Center for Strategic and Political Studies; and Ochil Zokhidov, a professor from the Tajik State University […]

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Berlin, September 21, 2018: The Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute, (DOC), unveiled its proposal for the creation of specialized Centers for Infrastructure Development at a high-profile summit uniting experts from twenty nations and preceding the G20 Summit in Argentina. This initiative is based on research DOC has carried out over a number of years into […]

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