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Speakers

Ilham Aliyev
i

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

Irina Georgieva Bokova
i

Director-General of UNESCO

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
n

UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations

Iyad bin Amin Madani
i

Former Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Abdulaziz Othman Altwairji
a

Director General of ISESCO

Mehriban Aliyeva
m

PRESIDENT OF THE HEYDAR ALIYEV FOUNDATION, AZERBAIJAN, GOODWILL AMBASSADOR OF UNESCO AND ISESCO

Amr Abdel-Ghaffar
a

Advisor to the UNWTO Secretary-General on Tourism and Peace and UNWTO Re- gional Director for the Middle East: Delivery of speech on behalf of Mr. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary General

Abulfas Garayev
a

Minister of Culture and Tourism, Azerbaijan

Kamal Abdullayev
k

Adviser to the State for the multinational, multicultural and religious affairs

Halit Eren
h

Director General, IRCICA - Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture

Jean-Christophe Bas
j

Director of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe

Prof. Mike Hardy CMG OBE
p

Chair in Intercultural Relations, Executive Director, Center For Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, United Kingdom

Margarita Popova
m

Vice-President of the Republic of Bulgaria

Nada Al-Nashif
n

Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

Nathalie Goulet
n

Member of Senate, France

Rachida Dati
r

Mayor of 7th District of Paris, Member of the European Parliament

Rabbi Marc Schneier
r

President of Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, USA

Samad Seyidov
s

Member of Parliament, chairman of International and Interparliamentary Relations Committee of Parliament, Azerbaijan

Konstantin Shuvalov
k

Russian Foreign Minister`s Representative for work with UNOAC, Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia

Nihal Saad
n

Spokesperson for the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations

Tariq Al-Ansari
t

Ambassador, Chief of Cabinet of the Office of the HR

John Cardinal Onaiyekan
j

Archbishop of Abuja

Metropolitan Emmanuel
m

Vice President, Conference of European Churches, France

William F. Vendley
w

Secretary General, Religions for Peace

Mubariz Gurbanli
m

Chair State Committee for Religious Affairs

Mohamed Sameh Amr
m

Chairperson of the Executive Board of UNESCO, Ambassador of Egypt to UNESCO

Victor Grezes
v

COEXISTER, France

Rabbi Andrew Baker
r

OSCE CiO Special Representative on Combating Anti-Semitism

Tahir Salahov
t

Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts

Koïchiro Matsuura
k

Former Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientifc and Cultural Or- ganization (UNESCO)

Rabbi Abraham Cooper
r

Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Dusen Kaseinov
d

Secretary General of TURKSOY

Annette Blum
a

International Consultant for Interfaith Affairs of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Tahsin Görgün
t

Head of the Department of Philosophy, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

Barry van Driel
b

International Director for Teacher Training and Curriculum Development at the Anne Frank House, Vice-President of the International Association for Intercultural Education, Editor-in-Chief of Inter- cultural Education

Naser Alhayen
n

Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait

Shirin Akiner
s

Senior Fellow, Cambridge Central Asia Forum, University of Cambridge

Mehrdad Shabahang
m

Programme Offcer, UNESCO Silk Roads Online Platform

Fuad Muradov
f

Member of Parliament, Azerbaijan

Doudou Diène
d

Vice-President, Scientifc Board, International Research Institute on Civilization Policy (IIRPC Edgar Morin), President of the Board of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Jacques Legrand
j

Former president and current professor of the French Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures ‘INALCO’

Reza Degati
r

Philanthropist, photojournalist, architect, Fellow of the National Geographic Society and Se- nior Fellow of the Ashoka Foundation

Laura Yerekesheva
l

Deputy-director of institute of East Conducting in Almaty, Kazakhstan

LYU Zhou
l

Director of National Heritage Centre, Tsinghua University of Beijing

Nicole Häusler
n

Advisor on Sustainable Tourism Development, Myanmar Tourism Federation

Natalia Naranjo Ramos
n

Tourism and Development Advisor, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Ecuador and Colombia

Rami Isaac
r

Senior Lecturer in Tourism, NHTV Breda University, Netherlands

Rina Alluri
r

Programme Offcer, Business and Peace Programme, Swisspeace

Pranil Kumar Upadhayaya
p

Researcher Expert on Codes of Ethics, Nepal

Cordula Wohlmuther
c

Programme Coordinator of the Institutional Relations and Resource Mobilization Pro- gramme, UNWTO

Jafar Jafarov
j

Former Rector of Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University, Rector of Azerbaijan Pedagojical University

Penelope Denu
p

Executive Secretary, Council of Europe Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes

Susan Vize
s

Regional Advisor for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO Bangkok (Asia and Pacifc Re- gional Bureau for Education)

Firudin Gurbanov
f

Deputy minister of Education, Azerbaijan

Kidong Bae
k

Chairperson of the Governing Board, APCEIU

Elaissa Mendoza
e

Senior Research Associate SEAMEO INNOTECH

Terje Magnussønn Watterdal
t

Country Director, Norwegian Afghanistan Committee

Julian Edwards
j

Head of Learning, NIST International School

Aliénor Salmon
a

Research Assistant, Education Policy and Reform Unit

Sanja Vlahović
s

Minister of Science, Montenegro

David Lordkipanidze
d

General Director of Georgian National Museum, Georgia

Sevda Mammadaliyeva
s

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Azerbaijan

Peter Mousaferiadis
p

Cultural Infusion, Australia

Kishor Kumar Tripathy
k

Editor, Cultural Informatics Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India

Dragana Filipovic
d

Ambassador, Head of the Council of Europe offce in Baku

Carlotta Del Bianco
c

Vice President of the Del Bianco Foundation

Katerina Stenou
k

Former member of the WFID Task Force

Diana C. Altman
d

Executive Director of Karabakh Foundation

Angela Gkerekou
a

Former Minister of Tourism, Deputy of Culture & MP, Greece

Calin Rus
c

Director of the Intercultural Institute, Timişoara

Amina Hamshari
a

UNESCO, Social and Human Sciences Sector, Intercultural Dialogue Section

Salma Negra
s

UNESCO Rabat Offce National Coordinator, UNESCO/European Union “Networks of Mediter- ranean Youth” (NET-MED Youth)

Nour Kaabi
n

Coordinator of Jamity Platform

Nagla Abed
n

Coordinator of Anna Lindh Foundation, Alexandaria

Lawrence Ndambuki Muli
l

President and Regional coordinator of Network of Librevill young people for Cul- ture of Peace

Vasif Eyvazzade
v

Head of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, WFID co- ordinator, Azerbaijan

Mayson Chehab
m

Project Offcer, UNESCO Offce in Beirut and Regional Bureau for Education

Fathi Mansouri
f

UNESCO Chair migration and intercultural studies, Deakin University, Director of the strate- gic Research Center for Citizenship and Globalisation

Alessandro Girola
a

UNAOC Project Management Specialist - IIA

Priscilla Brice
p

UNAOC – Intercultural Innovation Award Alumni

Rama Shyam
r

UNAOC – Youth Solidarity Fund Alumni , India

Muhammad Shahzad
m

UNAOC- Youth Solidarity Fund Alumni, Pakistan

Ozerdem Alpaslan
o

Professor, Coventry University, United Kingdom

Shahin Seyidzade
s

Chair of the National Assembly of Youth Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Niall Sheerin
n

Deputy Director, North-South Center of the Council of Europe

Farhad Hajiyev
f

President of the Azerbaijan Youth Foundation

Malek Ben Ammar
m

NSC Global Education and Youth train

Teodoro Valente
t

Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, La Sapienza University, Italy

Yahya Pallavicini
y

Vice President of COREIS, Milano, Italy

Antonius Broek
a

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Azerbaijan

Pam Roach
p

Vice-President, Washington State Senate, United State of America

Suljo Mustafć
s

Vice-President of the Parliament of Montenegro

Ramil Hasanov
r

Secretary General of the Turkic Council

Victor Tvircun
v

Secretary General, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Valeri Chechelashvili
v

Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development , GUAM

Stephen Shashoua
s

Director, Three Faiths Forum, UK

Alexis Chahtahtinsky
a

Ambassador, project co-ordinator in Baku, OSCE

Pece Gorgiewski
p

Global Dialogue Foundation, Australia

Hegazi Idris
h

Program Specialist, UNESCO Offce in Beirut and Regional Bureau for Education

Vasim Mammadaliyev
v

Azerbaijani scientist of oriental studies, dean of theology faculty at Baku State Uni- versity, chairman of a cathedra of Arabic philology and full member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sci- ences

Mohamad Nokari
m

Sheikh at Dar Al Iftaa - Lebanon

Herve Sabourin
h

Director, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie in the Middle East

Selim El Sayegh
s

Intercultural Dialogue Expert and University Professor

Chehab Maysoun
c

Project Offcer, UNESCO Offce in Beirut and Regional Bureau for Education

Jordi Torrent
j

Project Manager of Media Literacy Education, UNAOC

Ed Maklouf
e

Expert in Citizen Journalism (UK)

Hans Shakur
h

Hi-tech Expert, Israel

Azer Khalilov
a

Director General, Caspian International Broadcasting Company

Paul Myles
p

Editorial and Engagement Manager, “On our Radar” project