Strategic Foresight Group Conference Water Security in the Middle East

May21

Strategic Foresight Group Conference Water Security in the Middle East


May I thank our moderator for his generous remarks. Before speaking, he said that he was a ‘water’ man and has never done this before. I said, “Please...
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Thematic Debate on Human Security

May21

Thematic Debate on Human Security


I am honored to have this opportunity to address you on the crucial topic of human security and I thank President Kerim for his kind invitation.
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The University as a Centre of Human Development

May21

The University as a Centre of Human Development


The last time Dale Eickelman received me in Dartmouth (where there are two seasons, summer and mud – I happened to visit during the mud season), Dale ...
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The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

May21

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities


It is almost certain that any modern calculus textbook will contain very little, if anything, about music and even less about Ishraq – illumination – ...
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United Nations Millennium Development Goals Awards

May21

United Nations Millennium Development Goals Awards


In 1998, I was associated with the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues in calling on the United Nations General Assembly for a...
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WANA FORUM 2010

May21

WANA FORUM 2010


Before concluding, I think we owe it to the many men and women who have participated in the WANA Secretariat, Majlis El Hassan, ushers and hotel staff...
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Augsburg Peace Festival

May21

Augsburg Peace Festival


I'm greatly honored to receive the Augsburg Peace Festival Prize. This is an appropriate moment for reflection on international cooperation and peace....
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The Global Economic Crisis and its impact on Fragile States

May21

The Global Economic Crisis and its impact on Fragile States


I am overwhelmed by your hospitality. At the age of 62 I still look over my shoulder when people refer to me as “Your Royal Highness” because I expec...
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Global Compact Leaders Summit

May21

Global Compact Leaders Summit


I do not represent government and nor do I do business. In 1988, I was associated with the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues...
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UNESCO Forum on Higher Education in the Europe Region

May21

UNESCO Forum on Higher Education in the Europe Region


I have been introduced by a title which to this day still makes me look behind me to wonder who is being addressed.
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