My priority is to have Georgia recognized as a European country and civilization

Salome Zourabichvili, the first woman to be elected President of Georgia, shares her Cultural and Diplomatic ambitions for the Caucasian state Last September, during the occasion of my trip for the inaugural season of the Tsinandali Festival…

Queen Mathilde, a royal voice for children

Since 2002, first as a Princess and later as the Queen of the Belgians, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde is committed to children's rights In 2005 the Queen travelled as a UN emissary for the International Year of Microcredit. In that same year,…

First Tsinandali Festival Peace resonates through music over the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia

Last September at the invitation of our friend George Ramishvili, chairman of Silk Road Group, I was privileged to attend the inauguration of the fabulous first Tsinandali Festival of classical music. I admired to see how he has continued to…

From NAFTA to USMCA: How could the Elimination of the ISDS Mechanism Impact Canada?

Exclusive Summary On 19 June 2019, Mexico became the first country to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as a replacement to the existing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While most of the attention has been…

The New EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement: Where Does Investment Dispute Settlement Stand?

After 20 years of negotiations, Mercosur [1] and the European Union (EU) reached a comprehensive trade agreement that will cover a population of 780 million [2] and encompass 25% of the world's GDP [3]. Such an agreement is set to increase…

Global business leaders and top experts gather to discuss how to best use frost, energy, and human resources to make Siberia great again!

It will be hot in Siberia in August. In the amazing city of Irkutsk, which stands on the shore of the unique Lake Baikal, something will happen that has never happened before. But about everything steps by step. What is unique about Lake Baikal,…

Diplomatic World Institute

The DIPLOMATIC WORLD INSTITUTE was first announced at the P50 Summer Peace Summit at Living Tomorrow, June 28. Here is the short statement given at the summit by Barbara Dietrich, Publisher DIPLOMATIC WORLD MAGAZINE and Dieter Brockmeyer, Co-Founder…

Latin America and Caribbean Initiative held at Berlin

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany: The German Foreign Ministry under the protection of responsible Minister Dr. Heiko Maas welcomed a total of twenty two Foreign Affairs ministers of the Latin America and Caribbean…

International Charlemagne Prize 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany: This year's International Charlemagne Prize was bestowed upon the IX Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Portuguese national António Guterres…

HIS MAJESTY FELIPE VI KING OF SPAIN FOR ANTÓNIO GUTERRES at the CHARLEMAGNE PRIZE CEREMONY IN AACHEN

“S​eñoras y señores. Les traigo al corazón de Europa los saludos más afectuosos de España, de esa península ibérica, mediterránea y atlántica a la vez, que compartimos con nuestros queridos hermanos de Portugal. E, portanto, em…