Jean-Christophe Bas started his career as Head of Staff of the President of the Committee on External Economic Relations at the European Parliament. After holding different managerial positions he was CEO of the Aspen Institute from 1994 to 1999 in France and Development Policy Dialogue Manager at the World Bank from 1999 to 2008. Currently he serves as Senior Advisor, Strategic Development and Partnerships at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations based in New York.
Milena Pighi studied Foreign Languages and Literature in Verona, Italy. In 1998, she joined the BMW Group as a spokesperson for Corporate Communications and CSR in Italy. In 2004, she moved to Munich, Germany, to take care of steering and managing Corporate Communications of BMW Group subsidiaries around the globe. Main objective of her responsibility was the promotion of mutual understanding and cooperation between the markets and the company’s headquarters. In January 2013, Ms Pighi was appointed Head of Social Engagement for the BMW Group.
Daniel Cervan holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Studies from the University of Ottawa/Saint Paul University where he was a fellow of La Caixa Foundation. Since 2003 he has held several positions as project manager in the fields of youth and intercultural dialogue and cooperation. As a professor at the University of Granada, Spain, he conducted research on the fields of intercultural relations, ethno-religious diversity and citizenship, and Religious Education and conflict in European societies. His current research interests include the contribution of education to peace-building and reconciliation in ethnically diverse post-conflict societies. He is currently the Intercultural Innovation Project Specialist at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
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