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Events in 2005
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Conference"Intercultural Dialogue: The Way Ahead"
28-29 October 2005
Programme (pdf)
  "European Culture: Identity and Diversity" Colloquy report
  Open Platform of Cooperation (pdf)
  Memorandum of co-operation with the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures
 

Coordinated programme of activities between the Council of Europe and the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO)

  Faro Declaration (pdf)
  Framework Convention (pdf)
  Explanatory report (pdf)
  Wroclaw Procedings (pdf)
  Picture Gallery of Faro Conference
   
Colloquy on "European Culture: Identity and Diversity"
8-9 September 2005
Speakers and their contribution
List of participants
  Summary (pdf)
 
Opening Conference
9-10 December 2004
Declaration
Awards Ceremony for Five Cultural Routes
The new dimensions of Europe
50 years of the European Cultural Convention (pdf)
Text of the Convention - Chart of signatures et ratifications
 
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40 years of cultural co-operation 1954-1994 by  Etienne GROSJEAN
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Colloquy on: “European Culture: Identity and Diversity”

Strasbourg, France
8-9 September 2005

Speakers and their contributions

Mohammed ARKOUN
Philosopher. Former professor of history of the Islamic thought, University of Sorbonne (Paris III), France. Lecturer in Arab language and literature, Paris 1956; PhD in literature, Sorbonne 1968.
In Praise of Subversive Reason: Beyond Dialogue and the Quest for Identity

Gabriella BATTAINI-DRAGONI
Director General, Directorate General IV (Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport) of the Council of Europe

CÚzar B╬RZEA
Professor at the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania. Director of the Institute for Educational Sciences, Bucharest. Vice- President of the Steering Committee for Education of the Council of Europe.
Contribution

Lynne CHISHOLM
Professor at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Expert in the sociology of education, work and youth.
General report

Terry DAVIS
General Secretary of the Council of Europe.
Speech

Giovanni DI STASI
President of Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe (CLRAE) of the Council of Europe, since 2004.
Speech

Joaquim DUARTE
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the Council of Europe. Chairman of the Ministers' Deputies.
Closing remarks

Gvozden FLEGO
Philosopher. Professor at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Minister of Research and Technology of Croatia (2002-2003). President of the Council for Education, Science and Culture of the Social-Democratic Party of Croatia (2004).
Inclusion, participation and the role of culture

RenÚ GUTMAN
Chief Rabbi of the Consistory of the Lower Rhine (Bas-Rhin), France. PhD in religious sciences. Member of the Standing Committee of the Conference of European Rabbis (NGO) and co-author of “Juifs, chrÚtiens, musulmans en dialogue” (Ed. du Signe 2002)
“European culture, identity and diversity”

Maria HADJIPAVLOU
Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Cyprus. Expert in inter-community dialogue, conflict resolution and gender studies.
Speech

Fabienne KELLER
Mayor of Strasbourg and Senator of the Lower Rhine (Bas-Rhin), France.
Speech

Catherine LALUMIERE
Former Minister of France (1981-1986). General Secretary of the Council of Europe (1989-1994). European Deputy and Vice-President of the European Parliament (1994-2004). Since 2003 President of the “Europe House” in Paris.
Speech

Jacques LEGENDRE
Senator of the North (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), France, and Vice-President of the Senate Committee on culture. Chair of the Committee on Culture, Science and Education of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Speech

Laurent MAZAS
Reverend Father. Pontifical Council for Culture, Holy See.
Statement

Simon MUNDY
Director of the Centre for the Cultural Environment, International Policy Institute, King's College, London, United Kingdom.
The Challenge of Identity to Cohesion and Freedom

Benoţt PAUMIER
Director of cultural policies and international affairs, Ministry of Culture and Communication, France.
Speech

Michael RAPHAEL
Trainer in inter-cultural learning for about 15 years and expert in mediation and conflict management. Consultant for the Council of Europe in the “Democratic Leadership Programme”.
Input

Mihail SHVYDKOY
Head of the Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography of Russia. Former Minister of Culture of Russia (2000-2004).
Presentation

Katerina STENOU
Director of the Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue, UNESCO.
Contribution

Christian TER STEPANIAN
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe. Chairman of the Rapporteur Group on Education, Culture, Sport, Youth and Environment of the Committee of Ministers.
Remarks

John TOMLINSON
Professor of Cultural Sociology at the Nottingham Trent University. Director of the Institute for Cultural Analysis, Nottingham (ICAn).
Culture, Identity and Citizenship

Jacques TOUBON
Deputy of Ile-de-France, France. Member of the European Parliament, Group of the European People’s Party (Christian-Democrats) and of the European Democrats.. President of EURIMAGES.
Speech