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Visitors’ Record in Fresach 2019

The 5th European Tolerance Talks 2019 in Carinthia have set a new visitors’ record. Nearly 800 participants took part in the three-day dialogue forum in Fresach, another 200 attended the tourism forum and the opening reception in Villach. More than 500 people watched the discussions over the Internet. A record of the more than 20
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Transparency protects against monitoring by Algorithms

The chances and risks of digitalisation and the applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Europe were discussed by a well-attended panel of experts at the last Panel of the Economic Forum on Friday afternoon. The technology researcher Petra Schaper-Rinkel of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) warned against caution to possible monitoring by sophisticated algorithms.
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Rainer Münz: Without immigration, economy collapses

Demographic changes such as population decline, emigration and outflow of resources from rural areas and appropriate responses and counter-recipes were the central themes of the Economic Forum on Friday afternoon. It turned out that attractive education and good jobs alone are not enough. The speakers agreed quickly that the rural area for locals can only
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Risky Depletion of Vital Resources

The power of global capital, the looming sale of natural resources and a lack of awareness of the protection of agricultural land were the focus of the Economic Forum at the European Tolerance Talks 2019 on Friday morning. The panel discussion saw the need for action in particular in politics that has so far failed
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Sonia Boumad receives Tolerance Award 2019

The European Tolerance Award 2019 for Democracy and Human Rights of the Austrian PEN Club and the City of Villach goes to the author Sonia Boumad, who was born in Lebanon and since 2007 has found a new home in Austria. The award was presented Thursday evening 6th June during the European tolerance talks in
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Europe needs a new Definition

Brexit, new nationalisms and the climate uprising of youth were the focus of the European tolerance talks on Thursday afternoon. It became generally clear that the UK’s exit from the EU, the strengthening of European rights and the growing social and environmental problems need to redefine the continent. It was also agreed that creation myths
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Das „Europäische Toleranzzentrum Fresach“ wird im Rahmen des Österreichischen Programms für ländliche Entwicklung – Vorhabensart 19.2.1 gefördert. Der Förderbetrag in Höhe von EUR 192.120 für die Periode 2016-2018 setzt sich aus Mitteln von Bund, Land und der Europäischen Union zusammen.

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