Statements

Statements

Consolation in a Sea of Sorrow

Last week’s two terrorist attacks were of the meanest nature - vehicles ploughing into groups of harmless, unsuspecting tourists – and have sent shock...

DOC Statement on Assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey

DOC is saddened by today’s fatal attack on the Russian Ambassador to Turkey at an art exhibition in Ankara, and expresses its sincere condolences...

Dialogue for Peace Between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991 the two former Soviet Republics, Armenia and Azerbaijan are in the state of war over...
Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl – a real European and the chancellor of reunification

A politician who commanded both national and international respect, the late Helmut Kohl was one of the most influential chancellors of the Federal Republic...

DOC Statement on Syrian conflict

DOC expresses its deep concern over the latest disruption of dialogue between all legitimate international parties involved in the Syrian conflict. While DOC recognizes the...
Shimon Peres

WPFDC and DOC Pay Tribute to a Statesman of Peace, Reconciliation and Dialogue

The Presidency of World Public Forum – Dialogue of Civilizations (WPFDC) and the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) pay tribute to former Israeli...

Fidel Castro – A historic personality has passed away

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute express their sincere condolences to the Cuban people and the family of Fidel Castro. A truly historic personality has...

DOC Statement on Christmas market attack in Berlin

Our thoughts are with the family, friends and victims of yesterday's deliberate attack on a Christmas market in Berlin. DOC condemns all acts of violence,...
There are no butterflies in the ghetto

There are no butterflies in the ghetto

Butterfly Poem by Pavel Friedman (Theresienstadt) He was the last.  Truly the last. Such yellowness was bitter and blinding Like the sun’s tear shattered on stone. That was...

Happy New Year!

Dialogue is a non-confrontational communication, where both partners are willing to learn from the other and therefore leads much farther into finding new grounds...

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