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CEO of Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute Pooran Pandey is launching his CEO series – in which he comments on current events and topical issues. His first piece is headlined “Sustainability in the Twenty First Century: Localising Global Goals”. “Businesses have realised that sustainability is no longer merely the subject of discussion at a conceptual […]

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02 February 2017, Tehran – From 31 January to 01 February 2017 Chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) Research Institute Supervisory Board Dr Vladimir Yakunin led a DOC delegation to the Islamic Republic of Iran to meet with experts, academics, and officials and discuss future cooperation. During their visit, the DOC Research Institute delegation […]

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The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute announces that the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum will take place from 6–7 October 2017, on the Greek island of Rhodes. The 2017 Rhodes Forum will host discussions about the impact of global changes and will be titled: ‘Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Development: Imagining Possible Futures’. “The […]

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This afternoon the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute hosts its first lecture with author and economic commentator Fred Harrison, who will give a speech entitled ‘The Economics of Civilisation – The Conflict Resolution Paradigm for the Age of Geopolitical Crisis’. Today is the first of a monthly series of lectures relating to the DOC Research […]

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On 1 December 2016, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin hosted its first full-day workshop on the future of the peace and security order in Europe and its neighbourhood, bringing together renowned experts with diverging positions to discuss the topic. The event provided a forum for interested stakeholders from various professional and national […]

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December 12, Beijing – The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC RI) is set to develop partnerships with Chinese major think tanks, following a series of meetings led by DOC last week in Beijing. DOC RI and the China Investment Corporation expressed clear interest in further collaboration in the fields of research, as well as […]

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DOC Rhodes FORUM 2016 September 30 - October 1

30 SEPTEMBER 2016, RHODES – DOC Research Institute (“DOC”, or the “Institute”), an independent international think tank headquartered in Berlin, announces that the 14th Rhodes Forum 2016 “The Chaos of Multiplicity: An Urgent Call for Dialogue” has opened in Greece. This key international event brings together leading experts from government, business and academia to discuss […]

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Rhodes Forum

The 14th Rhodes Forum will be held on September 30 – October 2 at the Greek island of Rhodes entitled The Chaos of Multiplicity: An Urgent Call for Dialogue. The agenda of the 14th Forum will consist of such overarching themes as civilizations against new barbarism, alternative economic models, human ecology, global inclusive development, reconciliation and […]

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Global political, business, and academic leaders convene in Berlin to mark the international launch of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute. BERLIN 1 JULY 2016 – The international think tank Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute announces its global launch today, in Berlin. The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) has developed out of the World […]

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The Presidency of the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” deplores that the cease-fire between the parties of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the Southern Caucasus has been seriously violated once more. It is the deep conviction of the members of the WPF Presidency – Founding President Vladimir Yakunin, Professor at Notre Dame UniversityFred Dallmayr, former […]

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