21 September 2008 --
Serageldin is one of 120 delegates participating in the Global Creative Leadership Summit taking place over a three day period. The delegates include heads of State, Nobel Prize winners, global CEO’s and technology experts. The Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities of globalization and explores ways for greater cultural understanding and tolerance. Serageldin is participating in a panel titled "Dialogue, Détente and Distrust: Iran and Iraq" which will discuss the way forward to establish more stable and open relations between the global community and the Middle East. On another note he is also part of a panel discussing issues relating to "Cities, Culture and Globalization". The proceedings of the Summit will be webcast to the world by a wide range of press.