"The Future of the Millennium Development Goals in the African Union"
(Addis Ababa; January 27th – 31st, 2014 – Held Parallel to African Union Summit)
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Two years away from the deadline set by the United Nations Millennium Declaration, the ICD´s Conference on the Future of the Millennium Development Goals in the African Union aims to review the progress already made across Africa in regards to meeting the 8 Millennium Development Goals and to discuss the potential the continent has for further development, so that the targets set by world leaders at the Millennium Summit in 2000 to reduce extreme poverty might be reached, sustained and expanded in the foreseeable future.
With the deadline for these targets approaching rapidly and significant progress remaining to be made, it is essential to create a new agenda for Africa, focused on reinvigorating the existing initiatives in place to tackle the eight MDGs and propel Africa into a better economic, political and social climate. As a means to this end, the ICD will gather stakeholders from all sectors of society to jointly design the developmental future of the continent.
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.
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Conference Speakers & Delegates
The speakers during the Conference will include heads of state and ministers, dignitaries and celebrated artists as well as leading figures and experts from international politics, the diplomatic community and civil society from across the world.
These speakers will include high number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.
Participants papers The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy encourages academic research and analysis of issues related to the goals of the Conference. The ICD would therefore like to welcome the participants of the conference to submit a paper they would like to be considered for presentation at the conference as well as being included in the proposal document that will be issued following the conference and will be sent to all governments and leaders of the international community worldwide.
Certificate of Attendance
All conference participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed. Each certificate will be signed by members of the ICD's Advisory Board.
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