The Washington, D.C. Summit on Cross-Continental Cooperation 2013
"Future Prospects in Enhancing Continental Cooperation to Secure Political, Economic, and Social Progress"
(Washington, D.C.; November 4th - 7th, 2013)
The recent deterioration of US-Russian relations was made more evident by President Obama's decision to cancel an official meeting with President Putin and by the tense negotiations on the Syrian Crises. These events highlight an urgent need for the International Community to take action to enhance cross-continental cooperation.
This current situation between Russia and the US clearly defines the significant differences of opinion on policies between the world's most influential leaders, thus making it evident that appropriate measures must be taken globally in order to ensure that further development of international inter-connectivity remains secured and sustainable.
The "Washington, D.C. Summit on Cross-Continental Cooperation" will therefore explore the ways in which intercultural dialogue and cultural exchange can be utilized effectively in order to achieve a successful cross-continental coalition.
The following issues will be examined and explored in the Summit:
• The Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights
• The UN Security Council and International Law
• The Middle East Conflicts
• International Trade & Global Economic Prosperity
• Intercultural Relations as a Vehicle to Strengthen International Relations
The Summit is operated under the Leadership of:
Speakers and delegates during the conferences will include, among others, heads of state and leading politicians, chief diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board.
Based in Washington D.C, the Summit will be hosted at a number of important political, historic, and cultural locations across the city. Featured locations during the Summit will include:
• US Congress
• The Embassy of Bulgaria to the USA
• The Embassy of Italy to the USA
• National Public Radio (NPR)
Participation in the conference is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students as well as other interested individuals from across the world.
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
Ku'damm Karree (Third Floor - Hochhaus)
Kurfürstendamm 207-8, Berlin D-10719
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