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2011 Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

Media, Beliefs and Religions - The role of the media in fostering intercultural dialogue, tolerance and mutual understanding: freedom of expression of the media and respect towards cultural and religious diversity

 

Draft programme
Abbaye de Neumünster
Luxembourg
28-29 November, 2011

 


Rencontre 2011
du Conseil de l’Europe
sur la dimension religieuse
du dialogue interculturel

Media, Convictions et Religions - Le rôle des medias dans la promotion du dialogue interculturel, de la tolérance et de la compréhension mutuelle : la liberté d’expression des medias et le respect de la diversité
culturelle et religieuse

Sunday 27 November

              Arrival of participants

Monday 28 November

8.45 am – 10.00 am Welcome and registration of participants

10.15 am – 10.45 am Opening of the 2011 Exchange

              Welcome by the Co-chairs of the Exchange 2011:

                Ambassador Arif MAMMADOV
                Chair of the Rapporteur Group on Education, Culture, Sport, Youth and Environment (GR-C), Committee of Ministers, Council of Europe

                Ambassador Andrey TEHOV
                Chair of the Rapporteur Group on Human Rights (GR-H), Committee of Ministers, Council of Europe

              Opening speeches:

                Mr Thorbjřrn JAGLAND
                Secretary General of the Council of Europe

                Chair of the Committee of Ministers
                (or his representative)

                Mr Jean ASSELBORN
                Deputy Prime Minister
                , Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg
                (or his representative)

                Mr Mevlüt ÇAVUŞOĞLU (to be confirmed)
                President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

                Mr Keith WHITMORE
                President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

10.45 am – 11.15 am Introductory statements

                Speakers:

                - Ms Anne BRASSEUR, Rapporteur of the Committee on Culture and Education of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

                - Representative of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Council of Europe (to be confirmed)

                - Ms Caroline FOUREST, Journalist, France

                Discussion

11.15 am – 11.30 am Coffee-break

11.30 am – 1.00 pm Introductory presentations

                Mr Mark THOMPSON
                Open Society Institute Media Program, United Kingdom, Media and Information Society Division

              Ms Biljan KAŠIC (to be confirmed)

                Centre for Women’s Studies Zagreb
                Expert to the Gender Equality, Public and Family Law Division

              Expert (to be confirmed)
              Information Society and Internet Governance

              Mr Abdel Hamid BEYUKI
              Expert, European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)


    Discussion

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm Lunch hosted by:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm Presentation of the 3 sub-themes

                Sub-theme I: Expression in the media of society’s religious and non-religious convictions – The respective roles of the traditional media and the new media – Ms Myria GEORGIOU

                Sub-theme II: Place, image and discourse of women with religious and non-religious convictions in the media - Ms Dounia BOUZAR

                Sub-theme III: Building bridges based on common values – The role of education to the media and to religions and non-religious convictions, respective contributions - Mr Jean De BRUEKER

3.30 pm – 6.00 pm Discussion groups

              Group A with interpretation (Bilingual)

                Sub-theme I: Expression in the media of society’s religious and non-religious convictions – The respective roles of the traditional media and the new media.

                Moderator I: Ambassador Thomas HAJNOCZI

                Resource Person I: Ms Myria GEORGIOU

                Rapporteur I: (to be confirmed)

              Group B (English-speaking)

                Sub-theme II: Place, image and discourse of women with religious and non-religious convictions in the media.

                Moderator II: (to be confirmed)

                Resource Person II: Ms Dounia BOUZAR

                Rapporteur II: (to be confirmed)

              Group C (French-speaking)

                Sub-theme III: Building bridges based on common values – The role of education to the media and to religions and non-religious convictions, respective contributions.

                Moderator III: Mr Guido BELLATI CECCOLI

                Resource Person III: Mr Jean DE BRUEKER

                Rapporteur III: (to be confirmed)

Tuesday 29 November

9.00 am – 11.00 am Discussion Groups

              Group A (Bilingual)

                Sub-theme III: Building bridges based on common values – The role of education to the media and to religions and non-religious convictions, respective contributions

                Moderator III: Mr Guido BELLATI CECCOLI

                Resource Person III: Mr Jean DE BRUEKER

                Rapporteur III: (to be confirmed)

              Group B (English speaking)

                Sub-theme I: Expression in the media of society’s religious and non-religious convictions – The respective roles of the traditional media and the new media.

                Moderator I: Ambassador Thomas HAJNOCZI

                Resource Person I: (to be confirmed)

                Rapporteur I: (to be confirmed)

              Group C (French speaking)

                Sub-theme II: Place, image and discourse of women with religious and non-religious convictions in the media.

                Moderator II: (to be confirmed)

                Resource Person II: Ms Dounia BOUZAR

                Rapporteur II: (to be confirmed)

11.00 am – 11.30 am Coffee-break

11.30 am – 1.00 pm Group A (Bilingual)

                Sub-theme II: Place, image and discourse of women with religious and non-religious convictions in the media.

                Moderator II: (to be confirmed)

                Resource Person II: Ms Dounia BOUZAR

                Rapporteur II: (to be confirmed)

              Group B (English speaking)

                Sub-theme III: Building bridges based on common values – The role of education to the media and to religions and non-religious convictions, respective contributions.

                Moderator III: Mr Guido BELLATI CECCOLI

                Resource Person III: Mr Jean DE BRUEKER

                Rapporteur III: (to be confirmed)

Group C (French speaking)

                Sub-theme I: Expression in the media of society’s religious and non-religious convictions – The respective roles of the traditional media and the new media.

                Moderator I: Ambassador Thomas HAJNOCZI

                Resource Person I: (to be confirmed)

                Rapporteur I: (to be confirmed)

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch hosted by:

                Ambassador Arif MAMMADOV

                Ambassador Andrey TEHOV

2.15 pm – 3.15 pm Closing Session

Concluding Remarks
Reports presented by the Rapporteurs of the 3 sub-themes and debate animated by Ms Sue CARO, General Rapporteur

Closing Remarks

                Ambassador Arif MAMMADOV

                Ambassador Andrey TEHOV

3.30 pm Departure of participants