The 2012 Cultural Bridges Conference in Germany

"Multiculturalism, the 2012 Global Debate: Strengthening Intercultural Relations"

(Berlin; November 7th - 9th, 2012 - Held parallel to “23rd Anniversary to the fall of the Berlin Wall”)

Conference Speakers

The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.

Speakers for the Conference Include:

H. E. Amb. Abdul Basit
Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany
Amela Malja
Co-Founder & Marketing Director, Artistdock
Anna-Maria de Giorgio
Head, Italian Cultural Institute, Embassy of Italy in Berlin
Anouschka Pearlman
National Public Radio (NPR), Berlin
H. E. Amb. Aureliu Ciocoi
Ambassador of Moldova to Germany
Birgitte Tovborg Jensen
Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Denmark in Berlin
Amb. Dietrich von Kyaw
Former German Ambassador to the EU
Erwin Lotter (Mdb)
Member of the German Parliament, FDP Party
Ferry Pausch
Managing Director, Deutschlandstiftung Integration
Prof. Dr. Götz Kaufmann
Professor for Cultural Diplomacy; The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
Hans-Josef Fell (Mdb)
Member of the German Parliament, The Greens Party
Harald Leibrecht (Mdb)
Member of the German Parliament; The Free Democratic Party
Ingrid Hönlinger (Mdb)         
Member of the German Parliament, The Greens Party
Johannes-Seb. Strauss
Musician, CEO Solid Impact
Kaspar-Laurenz Reif
German Parliament, CDU/ CSU Party
H. E. Amb. Ken Osinde
Ambassador of Kenya to Germany
Marko Stucin
First Secretary, Embassy of Slovenia to Germany
Rory MacLean
Sarmad Hussain
German Parliament, FDP Party
Wolfgang Jockusch
Presdeint, BAMIK GmbH
The Hon. Yasar Yakis
President of the ICD Young Leaders Forums, Former Foreign Minister of Turkey