International Symposion on Cultural Diplomacy 2011

Hard vs. Soft Power in Global and National Politics
 organized by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD)

Berlin, 11-15 May 2011

Hans Köchler, keynote lecture "The Notion of Power in International Relations and the Future of the United Nations Organization"

ICD House for Arts and Culture, Berlin, 15 May 2011

Hans Köchler, moderator of the panel discussion "'Moving Towards Smart Power': Smart Power in Domestic and International Politics"

Hans Köchler, left, with Ambassador Dr. Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs.

Hans Köchler interviewed by Claire Bourdon for Cultural Diplomacy News


Panel discussion on "Developments, Challenges and Opportunities in the Evolving World Order"

ICD House for Arts & Culture, Berlin, 14 May 2011

Panelists, from right: Amb. Dr. Thomas Stelzer, Asst. Secretary-General of the United Nations; Dr. Hans Köchler, President of the International Progress Organization; The Hon. Sir James R. Mancham, Founding President of the Republic of the Seychelles; Mr. Mark C. Donfried, Director of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy; Mr. Yaşar Yakiş, former Foreign Minister of Turkey; Ms. Merethe Stagetorn, Defense Lawyer at the Supreme Court of Denmark; The Hon. Georgi Pirinski, Vice-President (former President ) of the National Assembly, former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria; Prof. Zvonimir Paul Šeparović, former Foreign Minister and former Minister of Justice of Croatia.

Conference program