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Sophie Hackford, futurist and researcher

"Artificial intelligence has the potential to live multiple versions of our life for us, and advise us how we can live our best possible life."

Richard Werner

Richard Werner, renowned Central Bank watcher and investment strategist

“The Law says that you don't own the money you deposit in a bank. The banks own it. For you its credit you’ve given to the banks.”


Samia Nkruman, President of The Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Centre (KNAC)

“The world will receive more from rich Africa, then from Africa, which is trying to feed their poor people”

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Robin Wright, American foreign affairs analyst, journalist, and author

"Now with the path of changes so perpetual we don't have those moments in the aftermath of changes to create a different vision and to create what the 21st century is going to be about. So we all recognize the need of dialogue of civilizations and multilateralizm, but at the moment it looks harder today at the beginning of the 21st century"

Ehud Almert

Ehud Olmert, Former Prime Minister of Israel

"The only possible solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a two state solution."

Ibrahima Fofana

Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, Prime Minister of Guinea

"When we consider ways for Africa to be better represented within the United Nations system, two things need not be necessarily linked. The principle that Africa should be able to better participate should be settled first. Thereafter, let Africans – let the African Union – decide which countries should represent the continent. Because if we tie the two issues together, it will be harder to achieve significant progress. "

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Ashok Sajjanhar, former Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan, Sweden and Latvia

Multilateralism is in a state of crisis and it’s needed more today than ever before...But the way it’s been constructed hasn’t worked so far.


Joschka Fischer, former German foreign minister & vice-chancellor

Multilateralism was necessary to overcome two world wars. Optimistic that Europe will survive. Africa is far advanced in terms of multilateralism if you compare it with a place like the Middle East.


Dioncounda Traoré, former President of Mali

"Rhodes Forum and similar events are essential to foster and promote effective international dialogue."

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