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Samia Nkrumah is a very well-known Ghanaian politician and is chairwoman of the Convention People´s Party. She is the founder of the Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Centre. The organisation promotes Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, philosophy, and political culture within the context of a united Africa. The Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Centre, of which she is the […]

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On 15 August 2018, Vladimir Yakunin, co-founder and chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s supervisory board, was given an award by the Russian Muftis Council, a non-governmental religious organisation representing the Muslim community of Russia. Vladimir Yakunin received an award and medal “for his great services in strengthening the spirit of trust and cooperation […]

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‘Barbarians crossed the gate: Fighting terrorism as a modern crime’ is the new article by Vladimir Yakunin, the chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s supervisory board. “The article is about terrorism and its global impact on societies and world peace. Terrorism, in its different forms, is a defining feature of modern life for […]

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Gerard will lead a discussion focussed on how dialogue can help produce sustainable solutions for a truly multilateral world. The opening panel is titled ‘Making multilateralism work: Enhancing dialogue in peace, security, and development’. Two high-level participants are Joschka Fischer, who served as foreign minister and vice chancellor of Germany between 1998 and 2005, and Miguel Ángel […]

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Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2000-2010) confirmed his participation at the Rhodes Forum this year. Together with Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005), he will speak at the Strategic Panel Session, which bears the same title as this year’s Forum: ‘Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, […]

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Together with partners, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) will introduce a comprehensive policy recommendation, titled ‘The cross-border infrastructure network initiative for sustainable development and regional cooperation’, in the framework of the Think20 (T20) Task Force #2: “Climate Action and Infrastructure for Development” during the T20 Summit in Argentina this September. On 16-17 September the […]

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The China-based Yidan Prize Foundation, which awards the prestigious Yidan Prizes for Education, has invited the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), headquartered in Berlin, to act as Nominating Organization. The foundation is the brainchild of Charles Chen Yidan, billionaire co-founder of Tencent, the Chinese investment and internet holding company that is ranked the global […]

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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 […]

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Jagdish Sheth, the Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing at the Goizueta Business School of the Atlanta-based Emory University was speaking on the “Role of India in the Global Order” at a special public lecture organized by DOC Research Institute. Observing that the the three new world economic powers of the future are China, the US and India, with the relationship […]

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New Delhi, 15 July 2018 – The extent to which the return of geopolitics continues to disturb the view on sustainable development and cooperation among nations became clear at a recent roundtable discussion in the Indian capital. Jointly organised by the Indian think tank Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries (RIS) and the Dialogue […]

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