Founding Members

Goodwill letters for the founding 1994 of the International Delphic Council Extract of the letters received

INSTITUTIONS

European Parliament

– Dr. Klaus HÄNSCH
President Brussels, Strasbourg
– Luciana CASTELLINA
President of the Committee of Culture, Youth, Education and Media
– Nicole FONTAINE
Vice President
– Ursula SCHLEICHER
Vice President
– Helena VAZ DA SILVA
Member of Parliament

European Commission

– Colette FLESCH

Director General of Information, Communication, Culture, and Audiovisual-Media Brussels

International Olympic Committee

– Juan Antonio SAMARANCH,

Marqués de Samaranch
President, Lausanne, Switzerland

NATIONS

Austria

– Dr. Friedrich HOESS
Ambassador of Austria, Bonn

Brunei Darussalam

-Alihashim YUSSOF
Second Secretary, Embassy of Brunei Darussalam, Bonn

China

-LI Shilong
Counselor for Culture, Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China, Bonn

Egypt

– Dr. Nasser EL ANSARY
Director, National Culture Centre, Cairo

Ecuador

-Raul GUADERAS
Director, Theater “Patto de Comedias” Quito, Ecuador

-Diego MORCJON-PAZMINO
Consul General Ecuador

-Dr. Fausto SEGOVIA
Minister of Culture, Ecuador

Estonia

-Tiit MATSULEVITS
Ambassador of Estonia, Bonn

Great Britain

-H. HAIG-THOMAS
British Embassy, Bonn
-Max HEBDITCH
Director, Museum of London
-Lord Yehudin MENUHIN O.M.K.B.E.
Musician, Conductor, Pedagogue, London

France

-Jack LANG
Former Minister of Culture of France

Israel

-Ilan BEN-DOV
First Secretary for Culture, Embassy of Israel, Bonn

Germany

-Dr. Helmut SCHMIDT
Former Chancellor of Germany
-Dr. Andreas WIESAND
Director, Centre for Cultural Research, Bonn
-Udo ZIMMERMANN
Director, Opera Leipzig

Hungary

-Jékely ZSOLT
Director, Ministry of Culture, Hungary

Italy

-Umberto VATTANI
Ambassador of Italy, Bonn

Greece

-Prof. Michael SAKELLARIOU
President, Foundation for Hellenic Culture, Athens
-Vassilis KARASMANIS,
Director, European Cultural Centre of Delphi (ECCD)
-Manolis CORRES,
Director, Museum and Hellenic Theatre, Athens
-Charalambos DARADIMOS
Chamber of the Fine Arts, Athens
-Michalis PATSEAS
Director, Kodály School of Athens
-Stavros XARCHAKOS
Composer, Athens
-Konstantinos LEFAS,
Mayor of Delphi
-Dimitrios PALKOJIANNIS
Mayor of Messologi
-Georgios TSOURNOS
Mayor of Nafplio
-Konstantinos KOSMOPOULOS
Mayor of Thessaloniki
-Dr. Nikolas SOTIRIOU
Press Attaché, Greek General Consulate, Munich

Luxemburg

-Dr. Adrian MAISCH
Ambassador of Luxemburg, Bonn

Mexico

-Raul PADILLA LOPEZ
Director General, University of Guadalajara

New Zealand

-Annette STROBEL
Public Relation Officer, New Zealand Embassy, Bonn

Nigeria

-Prof. Jerry GANA
Minister of Culture, Nigeria
-Usman NDAGI
Consul General, Nigeria, Berlin

Philippines

-Francisco V. DEL ROSARIO
Ambassador of the Philippines, Bonn

Pologne

-Janusz REITER
Ambassador of Poland, Cologne

Russia

-Anatoli SOBTCHAK
Mayor of Saint Petersburg

Slovakia

-Pavel HAMZIK
Ambassador of Slovakia, Bonn

South Africa

-Dr. S.C.A. GOLDEN
Ambassador of South Africa, Bonn

Spain

-Her Majesty Sofia QUEEN OF SPAIN
Madrid
-Miguel HERRERO LERA
Director, Ministry of Culture, Spain

Switzerland

-Paul WIDMER
Counselor, Embassy of Switzerland, Berlin

United States of America

-Robert EARLE
Counselor, Embassy of the United States of America, Bonn