Bridges for Dialogue:The mediating role of civil society in international disputes

Events / 22.6.11


CMC in a joint effort with the Home of Macedonian Culture will present the first Macedonian-Greek Dictionary ever published in Greece and discuss the role of civil society and people to people contacts as facilitators of mutual understanding in the event of international rows.

The conference is scheduled as follows:

15:30 Accreditations (Read below PRACTICAL INFORMATION for access to the European Parliament).

Press Conference: Presentation of the first Macedonian – Greek Dictionary Published in Greece.

Room Anna Politkovskaya, PHS 0A50. European Parliament (Brussels)
Interpretation EN | FR – Questions in Greek and Macedonian will be answered by Pavlos Voskopoulos.

16:00 – 16:15 Addresses
François Alfonsi. MEP for the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament.
Günther Dauwen. Secretary of the Centre Maurits Coppieters and EFA director
Pavlos Voskopoulos. Representative of the Home of the Macedonian Culture.

16:16 – 16:30
Questions and Answers

Conference: Bridges for dialogue.

Room ASP 1G3. European Parliament (Brussels)
Interpretation EN | ES | FR

16:30 – 16:40 Opening address
Xabier Macías. President of the Centre Maurits Coppieters

16:40 – 17:25 Presentations
Marija Aleksic Ciceva. Editor of the First Macedonian-Greek Dictionary Published in Greece.
Pavlos Voskopoulos. Representative of the Home of the Macedonian Culture.

17:25 – 17:35 Closure address
Jill Evans. MEP for the Greens/EFA Group.

17:35 – 18:00 Debate
Open Interventions
Questions and answers

18:00 – 19:00 Cocktail

Download the full program HERE

Download the invitation HERE


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This conference is a joint intiative of the Centre MAurits Coppieters and the Home of Macedonian Culture. In cooperation with the European Free Alliance and European Free Alliance Youth

This Conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference nor the opinions of the speakers.