This is the introductory address by Ira Harkavy, Chair of the US Steering Committee of the International, Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy, at the international conference "Reimagining Democratic Societies" that took place in Oslo, Norway 27-29 June, 2011.
Hate on the Net — Promoting Tolerance by Means of (Media) Education is a collection of papers from the Annual Conference of the International Network Against Cyber Hate (INACH) November 8-9, 2007 Berlin, Germany
Norway's Minister of Education, Kristin Halvorsen held the opening of the Council of Europe conference "Shared Histories for a Europe without Dividing Lines", which took place in Drammen/ Norway, June 15-17, 2010.
Robert Jackson's presentation at the second Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, in Istanbul 2009. In his presentation, Jackson concentrates on education about religious diversity with a special emphasis on the relationship between the interpretive approach and tolerance/respect.
This is the presentation by Bert Vandenkendelaere,
Chairperson of the European Students' Union at the international conference "Reimaging Democratic Societies: A new era of Personal and Social Responsibility"
This presentation by Eduardo J. Padrón, President of Miami Dade College, was given at the international conference "Reimagining Democratic Societies: A New Era of Personal and Social Responsibilities?" that took place in Oslo, Norway 27-29 June, 2011. President Padrón is widely recognized as one of the top educational leaders in the world and is often invited to participate in educational policy forums in the United States and abroad.
This is the opening presentation by Aksel Braanen Sterri, President of the Student Parliament, University of Oslo, Norway, at the international conference "Reimagining Democratic Socities" taking place in Oslo, Norway 27-29 June, 2011.
In his presentation, Prof Jackson gives an account of the emergence of an interest in the study of religions in publicly funded schools by the Council of Europe, with particular reference to its Recommendation to member states on this subject.
Ólöf Thorhildur ÓLAFSDÓTTIR, Director of Education and Languages at the Council of Europe gave a key presentation at the International Symposium on Interculturalism taking place in Montreal earlier this year. In her paper she refers to a number of instruments prepared by the Council of Europe in the fields of education and intercultural understanding.
This is a presentation by Maria Helena Nazaré given at the international conference "Reimaging Democratic Societies: A new era of Personal and Social Responsibility that took place in Oslo 27-29 June, 2011. The conference focused on how higher education can contribute in developing active citizens.