Programme

PROGRAMME

5-6 October 2018
Day 1
05 Oct 2018
Day 2
06 Oct 2018

Strategic Panel Session: “Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security, and Development”

After centuries of collective effort, the world is finally entering an age of multilateralism where dialogue is the most efficient and, perhaps, indispensable way of easing tensions and preventing major...
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Renaud Girard
Renaud Girard
Joschka-Fischer
Joschka Fischer
miguel-moratinos
Miguel Ángel Moratinos
12:00–12:45

Press Conference

Panel 1. “The Middle Eastern Paradigm of Conflict: Only One Solution is Impossible”

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is witnessing the simultaneous development of several differing conflicts, with a number of external actors involved. In Syria, perhaps the most visible...
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Alexey Malashenko
Ehud Olmert
Bakhtiar Amin
Bakhtiar Amin
Robin Wright
Robin Wright
Ariel Cohen
Ariel Cohen
Muzaffar Olimov
Muzaffar Olimov
14:00 – 15:00

Lunch

Panel 2. “From Deadlock to Solutions: Towards a Comprehensive Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian Peace and Security Order”

These are turbulent times. As the former German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier noted:  the ‘world is in disarray’. This is symptomatic of a world in rapid transition. However, it...
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Sergey-Markedonov
Sergey Markedonov
Peter W. Schulze
Peter W. Schulze
Winfried_Veit
Winfried Veit
Richard Sakwa
Richard Sakwa
Adrian Pabst
Adrian Pabst
Alexey Gromyko
Alexey Gromyko

Panel 3. “Economic Inequality and Democracy: Are They Compatible?”

It is usually contemplated that income inequalities give rise to the option of redistribution, which may be more attractive to the majority of the electorate than the option of promoting...
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Justin Yifu Lin
Justin Yifu Lin
Andranik Migranyan
Andranik Migranyan
James K. Galbraith
James K. Galbraith
Vladimir Popov
Vladimir Popov
jack_goldstone
Jack A. Goldstone

Panel 4. “Hegemonies and Counter-hegemonies: the New Global Distribution of Power and Influence”

The world is changing and changing fast. We already did enter a structural crisis of the global governance. In response key state and non-state actors are developing new strategies to...
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Jan Aart Scholte
Jan Aart Scholte
Piotr Dutkiewitz
Piotr Dutkiewicz
Adrian Pabst
Adrian Pabst
Tom Casier
20:00–21:00

Dinner

Leaders Club Meeting “Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies to Boost International Cooperation”

(by invitation only) Global economic uncertainty has dominated the post-crisis decade and sparked the appearance of new approaches and measurements in social and economic development. Banks, industries, governments, and societies...
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Joschka-Fischer
Joschka Fischer
Justin Yifu Lin
Justin Yifu Lin
Walter Schwimmer
Ehud Olmert
SHAN LI
Shan Li
Vladimir Yakunin

Summit on Africa “Engaging Africa in Dialogue: Towards a Harmonious Development of the Continent”

The African Union’s vision of an ‘integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in global arena’ is far from being realised. The success...
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Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE
Faure Gnassingbé
Dioncounda Traoré
Vera-Songwev
Vera Songwe
Mikhail Bogdanov
Mikhail Bogdanov
Jean-Yves Ollivier
Jean-Yves Ollivier
Achille Mbembe
Achille Mbembe
Zyad Limam
Zyad Limam
12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Panel 5. “Digital Future of Humanity: Impact of Technological Progress on Economy, Cyber Security and Social Values”

The globalizing world is characterized by progress of new technologies that have strong impact on jobs, life conditions, communication and security systems and ethical standards. Advancement within Internet of Things,...
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Kyriakos Pierrakakis
Kyriakos Pierrakakis
Dimitris Psarrakis
Dimitris Psarrakis
Ji Deqiang
Tim Dunlop
David Gorodyansky
David Gorodyansky
Jens Wendland
Jens Wendland
Rob-van-Kranenburg
Rob van Kranenburg

Panel 6. “The Cultivation of Humanity as an Unfinished Project: Dialogue Among Civilisations”

Throughout our history, the need to define and contextualise the self, our selves, and our communities has been fundamental to the development of philosophy, religion, and spirituality. The subjectivity that...
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Fabio Petito
Fabio Petito
Vladimir Yakunin
Fred Dallmayr
Fred Dallmayr
Jiahong Chen
Jiahong Chen
Walter Mignolo
Walter Mignolo (TBC)