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    New De Futuro article published on the fight against terrorism

    ‘Barbarians crossed the gate: Fighting terrorism as a modern crime’ is the new article by Vladimir Yakunin, the chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s supervisory board. "The article is about terrorism and its global impact on societies and world peace. Terrorism, in its different forms, is a defining feature of modern life for...

    Renaud Girard moderates opening panel at Rhodes Forum 2018

    Girard will lead a discussion focussed on how dialogue can help produce sustainable solutions for a truly multilateral world. The opening panel is titled ‘Making multilateralism work: Enhancing dialogue in peace, security, and development’. Two high-level participants are Joschka Fischer, who served as foreign minister and vice chancellor of Germany between 1998 and 2005, and Miguel Ángel...

    Former Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miguel Ángel Moratinos, will attend the 2018 Rhodes Forum

    Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2000-2010) confirmed his participation at the Rhodes Forum this year. Together with Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005), he will speak at the Strategic Panel Session, which bears the same title as this year’s Forum: ‘Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on...

    DOC Research Institute to take part in T20 Summit in Argentina

    Together with partners, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) will introduce a comprehensive policy recommendation, titled ‘The cross-border infrastructure network initiative for sustainable development and regional cooperation’, in the framework of the Think20 (T20) Task Force #2: “Climate Action and Infrastructure for Development” during the T20 Summit in Argentina this September. On 16-17 September the...
    Jean-Christophe Bas

    Jean-Christophe Bas neuer DOC-Geschäftsführer

    Das Berliner Forschungsinstitut Dialog der Zivilisationen (DOC) ernennt den Franzosen Jean-Christophe Bas, Gründer und Leiter der Denkfabrik The Global Compass, zum neuen Geschäftsführer. Bas verfügt über mehr als 20 Jahre Führungserfahrung in zwischenstaatlichen Organisationen, so von 2008 bis 2014 als Direktor für Strategische Entwicklung und Partner-schaften der Allianz der Zivilisationen, einer Initiative des Generalsekretärs...

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