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The DOC Research Institute chairs social audit committee of ACC Limited for the second successive year.”I have the honour of chairing the social audit committee of the company this year again, which will result in a report on community infrastructure and its imminent impact on socio-economic growth of the people and the local economy”, says […]

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Delphi, 02 March 2018: Chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC RI) Supervisory Board Dr Vladimir Yakunin has given a keynote speech at the Delphi Economic Forum. In his speech, Vladimir Yakunin mentions that economic indicators alone, such as GDP per capita and its growth rates, do not adequately reflect social and economic […]

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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 […]

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Berlin, 28 February 2018. During his lecture at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, anthropologist Constantin von Barloewen pointed out that a multipolar world requires a deep understanding of how different cultures and religions think and relate to the world around us, as well as one another. “Different cultures have different traditions and we need […]

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Berlin 27 February 2018. The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC-RI) has signed in February 2018 an agreement with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) under which DOC-RI will formulate a Policy Paper on Scenario Building for Food and Agriculture Development in 7 countries covered by FAO Sub-regional Office in Ankara (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, […]

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How many immigrants should a country accept? This was one of the first questions posed to the speakers at the migration conference held at the DOC Research Institute Berlin Office on 14 December. The Migration in Europe and Eurasia conference addressed issues relating to migration in Europe, and more broadly, Eurasia. The conference was led […]

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A delegation from the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, led by chairman and co-founder Vladimir Yakunin, together with a delegation from the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation led by Vice Executive Chairman Hang Yuanxiang, travelled to Saint Petersburg to develop cultural ties between Russia and China. New tools for the study of cultural heritage On December 4, […]

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Debating Security Plus is an internet platform where international security experts from think tanks and international organisations such as the European Commission and NATO discussed topics related to global security in an online debate that took place in September 2017. As part of the debate, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) hosted a rapid […]

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The DOC Research Institute is pleased to announce that its next Dialogue of Civilizations Rhodes Forum will take place on 5-6 October 2018 on the Greek island of Rhodes. The DOC Rhodes Forum 2018 will continue the Rhodes Forum tradition of shining a light on the most pressing problems that face us, with an emphasis […]

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Berlin, 1.12.2017: This report by Graciana del Castillo analyses three policies that were particularly problematic in the country: attempts to impose ‘military solutions’ with ‘development’ activities on the side and as an afterthought; delays in moving away from the ‘economics of war’ (profitable underground economy) into the ‘economics of peace’ (optimal policies often not possible […]

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