Human Rights Initiatives

Berlin Wall 30 - From the Divided to the City of Freedom »
The 30th Anniversary for the Fall of the Wall

(Berlin; November 7th - 10th, 2019)
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On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, as the eyes of the world fall upon Germany’s capital once again, the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy will celebrate the 30th anniversary for the fall of the Berlin wall. (More »)

Improving the Interfaith and Inter-Civilizational Dialogue to Cooperation »
(International Conference; Berlin November 19th, 2018)

The Conference aimed to improve of interfaith and inter-civilizational dialogue to cooperation, promoting the preservation of religious tolerance traditions, propagation of cultural and moral values. (More »)
Speakers for the Event included (among others) the following Dignitaries:
Abdulaziz Al Tweijiri
General Director of ISESCO
Sheikh-ul-islam Allahshukur Pashazade
Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Board
Fahad Abualnasr
Director General of KAICIID
Khaled Akasheh
Head of Department of Dialogue with Islam, Vatican
His Beatitude Theodoros II
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa
Albir Krqanov
Mufti of Moscow, Head of the Spiritual Council of the Muslims of Russia

Reykjavik Roundtable on Human Rights 2016 »
"Developing Initiatives to Implement Human Rights Legislation"

(Parliament of Iceland, Reykjavik; April 27th - 29th, 2016)

“The Reykjavik Roundtable on Human Rights 2016 focused on the current state of global human rights compliance and enforcement. At the Roundtable, prominent individuals from international courts, politics and academia, discussed the role of international institutions, states, and non-state actors in preventing and halting human rights abuses. (More »)
Speakers for the Summit include:
Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
Prime Minister of Iceland
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
President of Iceland
President Einar K. Guðfinnsson
President of the Icelandic Parliament (Althingi)

International Symposium on Cultural and Religious Diplomacy »
War and Peace in the Religions of the Mediterranean: "Religions as Catalysts for Peaceful Coexistence"

The Symposium is under the Presence and Patronage of His All Holiness Bartholomew
(İstanbul Turkey; December 6th - 8th, 2015)

The conference analyzed the impact of religious factor on the current discussion concerning religious terrorism, radicalization and re-shaping of the global religious and cultural map. (More »)
The Symposium included Keynote Addresses from the Honorable:
President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Former Prime Minister of Spain
His All Holiness Bartholomew
Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch
Commissioner (Ret.) Anna Diamantopoulou
Former Greek European Commissioner for Employment

Hague Summit on International Law & Human Rights »
An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Role of International Law in Promoting Human Rights

(International Court of Justice, The Hague; February 4th-5th, 2015)

The Summit brought together legislators, members of the judiciary, representatives from global governance institutions, and stakeholders from around the world to discuss and prepare recommendations and a list of concrete activities for the future development of the international law system to support human rights globally. (More »)
Speakers for the Summit included:
Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf
Judge, International Court of Justice
President Peter Tomka
President, the International Court of Justice
Judge Julia Sebutinde
Judge, the International Court of Justice
Judge Joyce Aluoch
Judge, International Criminal Court
Judge Christopher Greenwood
Judge, International Court of Justice
Judge Sanji Monageng
Vice President, International Criminal Court
Judge Fausto Pocar
Former President of the ICTY
H.E. Steven van Hoogstraten
General Director, Carnegie Foundation
H.E. Hugo Hans Siblesz
Secretary General, Permanent Court of Arbitration

Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2014 »
"World without Walls 2014„: The Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

(Berlin; November 7th - 10th, 2014 - Held Parallel to the Berlin Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall")

The conference was titled „World Without Walls„ to emphasize the great changes that took place in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall and to symbolize the many political, economic and cultural walls that still exist in today’s society (More »)
Speakers & Delegates for the Summit included:
President Einar Kristinn Guðfinnsson
Speaker of the Parliament of Iceland President
Josip Leko
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament MP
Prince Radu of Romania
Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen