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WPF-DofC

WPF Executive Committee distributed statement on the Events in Ukraine, which says that situation in Ukraine is a threat of World War III, if democracy is not be observed and foreign interposal does not stop. “The World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” observes with alarm the unfolding events in the Ukraine. The Forum condemns in the strongest […]

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WPF-DofC

On February 14, 2014 a meeting of the Council of the Endowment for the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” (DofC) was held in Geneva and devoted to summarizing the Endowment’s operations in 2013 and determining its priorities for 2014. The key item on the agenda was a discussion of events that will be supported […]

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Towards the 12th Rhodes Forum

WPF International Coordinating Committee meeting took place in Vienna, Austria, on February 1st, 2014. Participants of the Committee defined a set of main problems to be considered at the 12th Annual Session of the Rhodes Forum that will be held in September, 2014. It was decided that the main theme of the forthcoming Forum would be “Ending war, preventing […]

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Mery Christmas

Dear friends, May this Christmas be bright and cheerful for you and your family and may the New Year begin on a prosperous note! Good health to you and your family, warmth of home, company of good friends and business partners, peace and harmony on Earth and in your soul! We hope your dreams came true, […]

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Nelson Mandela

Today the world bewails the death of Nelson Mandela – a great man committed to perennial principles of human dignity, solidarity and dialogue. Kamran Mofid, Founder of the Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative, wrote an obituary to which we respectfully join. Executive Committee, WPF “Dialogue of Civilization” Nelson Mandela 1918-2013 Today we at Globalisation for the […]

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Rhodes Forum 2013

Opening Ceremony of the 11th Rhodes Forum took place on October 2, 2013 at Rhodes, Greece. The Ceremony was opened with the speech of Archimandrite Nectarios Pokkias who read out greetings to the Forum participants sent by His Eminence Metropolitan Cyril of Rhodes. Key message of the greetings was that any nation implements itself best through dialogue, for the […]

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The Russian-French economic forum

On November 28, 2013 in Paris has finished work the Russian-French economic forum which was primarily aimed at stimulating of economic and investment cooperation between France and Russia. The Forum was organised under the auspices of the Association ‘Franco-Russian Dialog’ with the support of the Council for business cooperation between Russia and France and the […]

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Professor Zygmunt Bauman

On October 25, 2013 Professor Zygmunt Bauman delivered a lecture at The University of Trento, Italy «Living in Times of Interregnum». The event was organized in collaboration with the World Public Forum – Dialogue of Civilizations. The professor Zygmunt Bauman, Polish sociologist and emeritus professor at the University of Leeds, presented his view on the state of the world, […]

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The annual Millennium Conference 'Rethinking the Standard(s) of Civilization(s) in International Relations’

The annual Millennium Conference ‘Rethinking the Standard(s) of Civilization(s) in International Relations’. took place on 19-20 of October at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The theme of this year’s conference was focused on the standard(s) of civilization(s) in International Relations. In recent years, there has been a renewed scholarly interest in the concept […]

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The 11th Rhodes Forum is over

A plenary meeting held on October 5 finalised the 11th session of the Rhodes Forum. The book “22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World’s Foremost Thinkers” that was published in September 2013, was presented at the meeting. The President of the World Public Forum (WPF) “Dialogue of Civilizations” (DofC), Deputy Chairman of the […]

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