Projects & Initiatives

The Berlin-Bonn-Road-Initiative »

The Berlin-Bonn-Road-Initiative was founded by the academy for cultural diplomacy in partnership with leading organisations in order to develop an economic bridge between the East and West of Europe going through the middle of Germany. (More »)

Berlin Economic Forum 2019 »
"Sustainable Business & Responsible Investments"

(International Conference, Berlin; March 6th - 10th, 2019)
Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB

The next events of the project took place in Berlin from March 6th-10th, 2019 with a focus on African Development (see The forum continued as from March 8th with discussion on the forum themes from a global perspective. (More »)
Speakers for the Forum included (among others) the following dignitaries:
Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar
(Minister of Tourism and Aviation of the Bahamas)
Minister Carl Barrington Greenidge
(Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana)
Minister Abdulaziz Akkulov
(Chairman of the State Committee of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development)
Minister Anil Kumarsingh Gayan
(Minister of Tourism and Leisure of Mauritius)
Minister Faizullah Zaki
(Minister of Labor and Social Affairs)
Deputy Minister Jaber Abed Khachi
(Deputy Minister of Municipalities, Construction, Housing and Public Works of Iraq)

Berlin Economic Forum 2018 »
"Sustainable Economies & Responsible Investments"

(International Conference, Berlin; March 6th - 11th, 2018)
Held Parallel to the Berlin Tourism Fair ITB

The Forum aims to analyze and debate global trends of nation branding with a particular focus on sustainable business, tourism and responsible foreign investments and will demonstrate how these can be used as primary drivers for economic growth. (More »)
Speakers for the Forum included (among others) the following dignitaries:
The Hon. Gordon Brown
Former Prime Minister of the UK
The Hon. Irina Bokova
Former Director-General of UNESCO
The Hon. Brian Cowen
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
The Hon. Matti Vanhanen
Former Prime Minister of Finland
The Hon. Aleqa Hammond
Former Prime Minister of Greenland
President John Agyekum Kufuor
Former President of Ghana
President Rosen Plevneliev
Former President of Bulgaria
SG Béatrice Wertli
Secretary General of the CVP Switzerland Party
Chief Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
The Hon. Mmantsetsa Marope
Director, International Bureau of Education, UNESCO
Minister Nikolina Angelkova
Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria
The Hon. Nika Gilauri
Former Prime Minister of Georgia
The Hon. Zlatko Lagumdzija
Former Prime Minister of B&H
Minister Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi
Minister of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman
The Hon. Hamat Bah
Minister of Tourism of Gambia
Mr. Gaorekwe Gaorekwe
Director - Brand Botswana (National Portfolio)
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid
Former Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange
Mr. Nondas Cl. Metaxas
Former CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Mr. Ivan Takev
Executive Director of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange
Mr. Moremi Marwa
Chief Executive Officer, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Tanzania
Mr. Milan Božić, CEO
Banja Luka Stock Exchange