UN embrace world media and entertainment for its Sustainability Goals

The world is in transition and the United Nations, under the roof of 17 sustainability goals adopted by all world leaders at the UN in 2015 as a blueprint to achieving a better future for all by 2030, released an action plan to meet the challenges.…

On Women’s Empowerment By Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland received a Distinguished Champion Award in Washington DC on 1stApril for her services to women’s equality. Here she explains why promoting women’s empowerment is not just the right thing…

NOWRUZ CELEBRATING THE NEW YEAR ON THE SILK ROADS

From Asia Minor to China, “Nowruz” is the most important celebration of the year. This festival, which was added to the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage, celebrates the arrival of spring, with music, dance and song. A symbol…

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…