António Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations

Citation by the Board of Directors of the Society for the Conferring of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Globalisation exemplifies just how intensely we are all networked with each…

H.E. Marc Pecsteen de Buytwerve Ambassador of Belgium to the United Nations

It is our pleasure to welcome His Excellency Marc Pecsteen to Diplomatic World, to share his experience of China and the use of ‘soft power’, as well as his particular connection with the sculptor, Félix Roulin. We first met over ten years…

Interview with the former Prime Minister of Finland Esko Aho

The Aho Group Report on Creating an Innovative Europe was published in 2006. The report focuses on the creation of innovation friendly markets, strengthening of R&D resources, increasing the structural mobility in Europe and to foster…

Interview with H.E. Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi

Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the Kingdom of Belgium, Head of Mission to the EU and NATO Kuwait is in the middle of an extremely dynamic region. How can the State of Kuwait contribute to the stabilization of the Middle East? The State…

Interview with H.E. Gaitri Issar Kumar

Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxemburg and the European Union Are we right to see and define India in terms of youth, innovation and culture? These strong points are also present in other countries but India has these on a much larger scale.…

Interview with Ambassador H.E. Mitsuo Sakaba

Advisor to the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies (JFSS), and honorary ambassador of Japan to the kingdom of Belgium and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Ambassador Mitsuo Sakaba, advisor to the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, joined the…

Interview with H.E. Tamás Iván Kovács

Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg As Ambassador of Hungary to Belgium and Luxemburg, what are the main focus points for you today in Brussels? Are these bilateral agreements between…

Interview with H.E. Cao Zhongming

Ambassador of China to the Kingdom of Belgium As ambassador of China, what are the main focus points for you today in Brussels? Bilateral agreements? Economic diplomacy, cultural diplomacy, education? Other? Depending on the focus points, we…

Saidakbarhon Akbarov, Deputy Minister of Tourism Uzbekistan

During the last two years Uzbekistan has experienced much change. The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has dedicated himself to the development of his country’s economy. Many economic spheres, such as the production industry,…

The 1st International Investment Forum in Tourism Sphere

The purpose of the forum was to develop international cooperation in the field of tourism development, to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and to promote the tourism potential of Uzbekistan among potential investors and tourists. Creating…