TITLE: "The EAST-WEST DIALOGUE: A Call for Action"
PLACE: Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
DATE:23-24 November 2006.
I. Women's Rights and Empowerment
II. Intercultural Dialogue, Diversity and Democracy
III. Universal Values, Religion and Human Rights
IV. The City: a Space for "Glocal" Coexistence
ORGANIZERS AND COLLABORATORS: CASA ASIA, UNESCO, the Club of Madrid, the Foundation Universal Forum of Cultures, the Office of Human Rights of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (MAEC) , the U.S. Consulate General and under the patronage of the copresident of the High Level Group for the Alliance of Civilizations and with the support of ASEF.
PARTICIPANTS: Shirin Ebadi, Lawyer and Peace Nobel Prize Laureate, Iran - Attiya Inayatullah, Member of the Pakistan Parliament - Sophie Bessis, journalist and research director at the Institute of Strategic and International Relations, Paris, France - Fikria Harrouch, 2005 UNESCO Youth Forum representative for the Netherlands - Helen Te Hira, National Education Organiser for the National Distribution union, New Zealand - Pan Guang, Director and Professor of Shanghai Center for International Studies and Institute of Eurasian Studies at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and member of the High-level Group of United Nations for the Alliance of Civilizations, PR China - Vitaly Naumkin, President, International Centre for Strategic and Political Studies, Moscow and member of the High-level Group of United Nations for the Alliance of Civilizations - Oscar Pujol, Indologist and Director of Educational Programmes, Casa Asia, Spain - Cassam Uteem, former President of the Republic of Mauritius - Zlatko Lagumdzija, former Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina - Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile - Federico Mayor Zaragoza, President of the Culture of Peace Foundation and Co-President of the High-level Group of United Nations on the Alliance of Civilizations
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