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DOC draws high-level Delhi audience for debut seminar in India

DOC opens dialogue with India

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) held a seminar on “India in a changing world” as it introduced its work to Indian stakeholders at the India International Centre in New Delhi.The DOC leadership team welcomed an audience drawn from the top echelons of India’s political, policymaking, think tank and expert communities. An overview...
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Rhodes Forum first headline speakers named

Dialogue of Civilizations Rhodes Forum focuses on search for new global narratives, first headline speakers named17th edition of Dialogue of Civilizations flagship public event marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall with focus on search for new narratives in a globalising world; Confirmed speakers included best-selling author Bruno Maçães, former Europe Minister...
Владимир Якунин, Михаил Швыдкой

DOC Chairman participated in the Armenian “Summit of Minds”

The event was hosted in Dilijan by President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian. Armenia is the first country to host the event outside Chamonix, France.As the summit’s official website reads, "Armenia is ready to act as a vital bridge between different countries. For this purpose, it needs friends' support. How can the world invest...
DOC Research Director at the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva

Happiness and income distribution in the world

Professor Vladimir Popov, Research Director in Economics and Political Sciences at the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), presented his latest paper at an academic workshop as part of the  Investment Migration Council’s Investment Migration Forum.The Forum is the largest of its kind, and gathered over 300 delegates from more than 45 countries to...
Vladimir Yakunin T20

DOC Chairman speaks on infrastructure financing panel at T20 summit

Dr Yakunin spoke as part of a panel on "Filling the Infrastructure Financing Gap – Innovative Tools to Assist Urbanization" at the T20 Summit in Tokyo. He spoke alongside Nicolas J.A. Buchoud, President of The Grand Paris Alliance; Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist and Director General of the Asian Development Bank; and Joseph Eichenberger, Managing...

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Fred Harrison
Fred Harrison
Research Director of the London-based Land Research Trust
Richard A. Falk
Richard A. Falk
Emeritus Professor at Princeton University
Hans Koechler
Hans Koechler
Founder and president of the International Progress Organization (IPO)
Richard Sakwa
Richard Sakwa
Professor, University of Kent in Canterbury
Beatriz Bissio
Beatriz Bissio
PhD in History (Universidade Federal Fluminense, UFF, Brazil)