Human Rights Initiatives

Skopje Cultural Diplomacy Forum 2023 »
"Promoting International Cooperation, Cultural Understanding & Peace"

(Skopje; September 4-6th, 2023)

Speakers for the Forum included (among others) the following dignitaries:
Gjorge Ivanov
President of the Republic of Macedonia (2009-19)
Stevo Pendarovski
President of North Macedonia
Danela Arsovska
Mayor of Skopje
Aleksandar Nikoloski
President of the National Council for European Integration in the Assembly of North Macedonia
Armin Laschet
Chancellor-Candidate of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (2021)
Elmar Brok
Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee (2012-17)
Ivo Josipovic
President of Croatia (2010-2015)
Natalia Gavrilita
Prime minister of Moldove (2021-23)
Hassan Diab
Prime Minister of Lebanon (2020-21)
Bamir Topi
President of the Republic of Albania (2007-12)
Boris Tadic
President of the Republic of Serbia (2004-12)
Petar Stoyanov
President of the Republic of Bulgaria (1997-02)
Ann Linde
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden
Mladen Ivanic
Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia & Herzegovina (2014-15, 2016-17)
Slavjanka Petrovska
Minister of Defense of North Macedonia

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