15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum: ‘Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Development: Imagining Possible Futures’ Published: February 01, 2017 111 The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute announces that the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum will take place from 6–7 October 2017, on the Greek island of Rhodes. The 2017 Rhodes Forum will host discussions about the impact of global changes and will be titled: ‘Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Development: Imagining Possible Futures’. “The topic of the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum has been chosen after detailed consultation with our research experts. ‘Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Development: Imagining Possible Futures’ relates to current global issues and the most pressing problems we see all over the world. The theme is in line with our six research topics, which deal with political, social, and economic inclusive global development, and the forum will host prominent key speakers focusing on these areas,” explains the DOC´s CEO Pooran Chandra Pandey. An exceptional line-up of prominent scholars, businessmen, and policy-makers will come together for this Anniversary Rhodes Forum to engage in lively debate over a highly relevant agenda. Since 2002, the Rhodes Forum has annually gathered between 300 and 600 participants from over 70 countries on the Greek island of Rhodes. The forum reflects on key issues on the international agenda. Participants share their views regarding some of our most pressing problems, and propose potential solutions directly to political decision-makers. The Rhodes Forum supports and enhances the international community´s broader efforts to contribute to inclusive and sustainable global development.