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December 19, 2013

The Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin bestowing him the trophy Peace through Culture and Education for lifetime achievements.


December 18, 2013

Delivering the opening speech at the annual conference of the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, Cultural Diplomacy & Cross Continental Cooperation: Building Bridges for a United Global Community.


December 13, 2013

Participates in the opening of the photo exhibition "Romania’s Road towards the European Union", organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and AGERPRES news agency.


December 11, 2013

Institute for Investigating the Communism Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile offers him the Honorary Diploma for the anti-communist message that accompanied his entire activity and for the contribution brought for the creation of a culture of freedom, democracy and rule of law.


December 10, 2013

Participates, together with Prime Minister Victor Ponta, at the funerals of President Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg, South Africa.


December 9, 2013

National Association of War Veterans and Romanian Committee for Honoring Heroes awarding him the Diploma „Artisan Peace for Eternity – Heros don’t have nationality”.






December 1, 2013

On the occasion of Romania’s National Day, participates at the military parade organized at the Arch of Triumph square and the reception offered by the President of Romania at the Cotroceni Palace.


November 27, 2013

Is awarded the 2013 Gusi Peace Prize, within a vast ceremony in held in the Philippines at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila.


November 20, 2013

In Israel has a meeting with the Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and the Governor of Samaria Region, Gershon Mesika, in order to promote the Levant Initiative, project launched in May 2013 in Bucharest within the international conference Levant, Cradle of Cultural Diplomacy. Rediscovering the Mediterranean.


November 19, 2013

Participates in the opening session of the international conference Romania Oil & Gas, second edition. 


November 15, 2013

Makes a presentation of the book Journal de Roumanie, written by Thierry de Montbrial, member of the Institut de France and General Director of the French Institute of international Relations within the conference "Les enjeux europeens de la Roumanie d'apres 1989", at the Romanian Embassy in Paris.


November 8, 2013

Participates at the conference organized by the Romanian Academy on occasion of the 75th anniversary of Elias Hospital.


November 7, 2013

Is invited at the dinner and concert offered on the occasion of HRH King Mihai I birthday.


November 6, 2013

Participates in the 20th edition of the Top of Companies from Bucharest, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bucharest. 


October 31 - November 1, 2013

Delivering the speech "Challenges of the Knowledge Society" within the plenary session of the 3rd edition of the International Humanitarian Forum, held in Baku, Azerbaijan.


October 25, 2013

Inaugurates with HE Raimundo Saxtos Rocha Magno, ambassador of Brazil, the exhibition Shape and Colour – Minerals of the World: Brazil, Richness and Colour.


October 18, 2013

Is invited at the symposium organized by the Faculty of Geology and Geophysics in Bucharest and the Romanian Geological Society organized on the occasion of 100 years since the birth of professors Grigore Raileanu and Nicolae Grigoras.


October 17, 2013

Participates in the conference "Europe, Where to" organized by the Romanian National Bank on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome (ARCoR).

Meets Viscount Étienne Davignon, President of the Bilderberg Group, who was paying a visit to Bucharest.


October 15, 2013

Participates at the round table „Multiculturalism: Tolerance, Dialogue and Solidarity" held at the Palace of the Parliament. Meets Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations of the United Nations, who was in a visit to Bucharest.


October 8 – 10, 2013

Addresses the keynote speech at the international conference South-East Europe and the Future of the EU - Collaboration between Institutions of Higher Education, organized by Dag Hammarsjkold University, in Zagreb, Croatia.


October 2 – 3, 2013

In the United States participates at The World Academy Forum on Global Higher Education held at the University of California, Berkeley. Delivers the speech "A New Foundation for Higher Education".


September 25 – 27, 2013

In Berlin, Germany at the summit Future Prospects for the International and Intercultural Relationships: Building Bridges between Europe, USA, Russia and China.


September 16-20, 2013

Is in  Ottawa, Canada, in order to participate at the Board meeting of the World Academy  of Art and Science (September 16), at the second part of the series of debates Opportunities & Challenges for the 21st Century: Need for a New Paradigm (September 17-18) and the annual conference of the Club of Rome (September 19-20).


September 14-15, 2013

Participates in Washington, USA at the first part of the series  of debates Opportunities & Challenges for the 21st Century: Need for a New Paradigm, organized by the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS).


September 11-13, 2013

As President of the Academy of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, opens the master’s courses 2013-2015 organized by ICD in Berlin.


September 1, 2013

Participates at the ceremony of inauguration of George Enescu’s monument in Bucharest, and at the concert given by Staatskapelle Berlin Orchestra, in the opening of the "George Enescu" International Festival. 


August 31, 2013

Attends the religious ceremony of Monsignor Vladimir Ghika’s Beatification, at Romexpo. Meets  H.E. Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and members of Monsignor Ghika’s family.


August 30, 2013

At wreath layers at the monument and grave of Monsignor Vladimir Ghika.

Inaugurates Jilava Fort 13. Memorial of  Totalitarism: Repression and Resistance, on the beatification of Monsignor Vladimir Ghika, deceased in 1954 in Jilava Prison, a project initiated by the Romanian Foundation for Democracy.


July 16, 2013

Meets Mrs. Christine Lagarde, General Director of the International Monetary Fund who was in a visit in Bucharest.


July 10 – 12, 2013

Participates at the works of the World Justice Forum IV and the Board meeting of the World Justice Project, the Hague.


July 2 – 4, 2013

Chairs the works of the international conference “Sustainable Economic Growth, Integration and Common Identity: Together for a European Consensus", held in Brussels.


June 27, 2013

Is invited to participate at the events organized in Bucharest on the occasion of Croatia’s integration in the European Union.


June 18 – 21, 2013

Participates at the symposium Democracy, Development and Diplomacy in Afghanistan and Central Asia, organized by the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin.


June 24 – 25, 2013

At the United Nations headquarters, New York, participates at the global summit on the Levant Initiative for Global Peace.


June 12, 2013

Participates at the General Assembly of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome.


June 3, 2013

In Geneva, Switzerland, participates at the conference Opportunities & Challenges for the 21st Century- Need for a New Paradigm, organized by the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS).