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2016 Program

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WPC2016_Report

2016 Report

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2015 Conference proceedings

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 08:30 – 09:45Opening session09:45 – 11:00Plenary session 111:00 – 11:30Coffee-break11:30 – 12:45Plenary session 213:00 – 14:30Lunch debate14:45 – 15:30Plenary session 315:30 – 16:30Plenary session 416:30 – 17:30Plenary session 517:30 – 18:00Coffee-break18:00 – 19:30Plenary session 620:30Dinner debate 08:30 – 09:45 | Opening session Thierry de Montbrial President and founder of the WPC Our goal is to help to improve governance, in all its aspects, in order to foster the emergence of a world that is more open, more prosperous, more just and respectful of the diversity of States and nations. Read the full text Didier Burkhalter Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland Globalisation cannot bring about progress if it is perceived as a risk, if it moves too swiftly and if it benefits only the few. Making progress, and not merely moving forward, is the key. Read the [...]

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2015 Program

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2015 Report

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WPC14_report

2014 Report

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2014 Conference proceedings

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 09:15 – 10:00 Opening session10:00 – 11:30 Plenary session 111:30 – 13:00 Plenary session 213:15 – 14:45 Lunch debate15:00 – 16:30 Plenary session 316:30 – 17:15 Plenary session 417:15 – 17:45 Coffee-break17:45 – 19:15 Plenary session 520:00 Dinner debate 09:15 – 10:00 | Opening session Thierry de Montbrial President and founder of the WPC We aim to contribute to improving all aspects of local and regional governance, with a view to promoting a world that is more open, more prosperous, fairer and more respectful of the diversity of states and nations. Read the full text Park Geun-Hye President of the Republic of Korea I believe that building a framework of trust and cooperation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia will be crucial for a more peaceful and secure future for our world. Read the full text 10:00 – 11:30 | Plenary [...]

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2014 Program

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2010 Conference proceedings

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17 20:30Dinner-debate 20:30 | Dinner-debate Introduction by Thierry de Montbrial President and Founder of the WPC Read the full text Christophe de Margerie’s speech CEO and Member of the Executive Committee, Total "This crisis […] will force statesmen over the world whatever their colour to be responsible and to act in sustainable manner, to make promises that they can keep." Read the full text Conclusion by Thierry de Montbrial President and Founder of the WPC Read the full text Slide précédent Slide suivant
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2010 Program

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2009 Program

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WPC08_program

2008 Program

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WPC09_report

2009 Report

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WPC08_report

2008 Report

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2010 Report

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2011 Conference proceedings

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 09 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 15:00 - 16:00 Opening session16:15 - 17:00 Plenary session 117:00 - 19:00 Plenary session 219:00 - 20:15Plenary session 320:15 - 21:15 Welcome cocktail21:15 - 23:00 Dinner at the Hofburg Palace (Conference Center) 15:00 - 16:00 | Opening session Thierry de Montribal President and Founder of the WPC "[…] governance is essential. Without governance, our highly interdependent system is likely to explode." Read the full text Heinz Fischer President of the Republic of Austria "Reinstating the primacy of politics is one of the major challenges - we cannot afford to waste this opportunity." Read the full text Abdullah Gül President of the Republic of Turkey, Guest of honor of the 4th edition of the WPC " […] no single power can cope with these challenges alone. There is a need for truly effective multilateralism with the participation of the emerging powers." Read the [...]

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2011 Program

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2011 Report

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2012 Conference proceedings

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 19:30 Welcome Cocktail20:00 Dinner debate 19:30 | Welcome Cocktail 20:00 | Dinner debate “Establishing and operating a business in a conflict zone” Introduction by Thierry de Montbrial President and Founder of the WPC Christophe de Margerie Chairman and CEO of Total "It’s an important subject: how do you manage a company like Total, an industrial business, which has high stakes in terms of investments and big problems with acceptability, when it has to supply energy to as many people as possible?" Read the full text Debate Read the full text Slide précédent Slide suivant 09:00 – 10:15 Opening10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break10:30 – 12:00 Plenary session 112:00 – 12:45 Plenary session 212:45–14:00 Lunch debate14:15 – 15:00 Plenary session 315:00 – 16:30 Plenary session 416:30 – 18:00 Plenary session 520:00 Cocktail20:30 Gala Dinner 09:00 – 10:15 | Opening Message from François Hollande [...]

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WPC12-report

2012 Report

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2012 Program

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WPC13-programme

2013 Program

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WPC-history

The WPC in history

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2013 Conference proceedings

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15 14:30 - 15:30Opening session15:30 – 17:00Plenary session 117:00 – 17:45Plenary session 217:45 – 19:15Plenary session 319:15Welcome cocktail20:00Dinner debate 14:30 - 15:30 | Opening session H.S.H. Prince Albert II Sovereign Prince of Monaco Democracy cannot be imposed but must be built progressively according to each State’s history. Read the full text Thierry de Montbrial President and founder of the WPC Regardless of whether today's international system be described as zero-polar, bipolar or multipolar, the simple reality is that the most powerful states no longer wish or are no longer capable of exercising their power. It is, in my view, more constructive to focus on the 'middle powers'. Read the full text Introduction by Thierry de Montbrial Read the full text Ali Babacan Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey For many of our domestic reform efforts, the European Union has been a [...]

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WPC Compendium

WPC Compendium

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2013 Report

2013 Report

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