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Fresach adopts Truth Charter

At the conclusion of the European Tolerance Talks 2024, the Denk.Raum.Fresach Board adopted a truth charter in which the principles and methods for researching truth are defined. Governments and civil society are called upon to strengthen trust in scientific methods for finding the truth, it says. This cannot be achieved through regulations or laws, but
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Hannes Swoboda honored for his political life’s work

The European politician Hannes Swoboda (78) was honored on Thursday evening in Fresach for his political life’s work in the spirit of tolerance, democracy and human rights. Swoboda gained respect and recognition for his social commitment across ideological boundaries; he built bridges with his political and cultural commitment and encouraged many people to think and
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Tolerance Award 2024 for Radka Denemarková

The Czech author and translator Radka Denemarková (56) accepted the European Tolerance Prize for Democracy and Human Rights from the city of Villach on Thursday evening. According to the jury, Denemarková knows how to weave a wide variety of characters and anecdotes into an imaginative literary tapestry like no other political writer. Her uncompromising commitment
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Big celebration: European State Prize for Fresach

Big surprise: We won the Austrian European State Prize 2024 in the “Europe in the Community” category with the European Tolerance Talks! Fresach-Mayor Gerhard Altziebler and the Denk.Raum.Fresach (DRF) team accepted the award from European Minister Karoline Edtstadler in Vienna on Tuesday. “For us, this is a special recognition,” said Wilfried Seywald from the Denkwerkstatt.
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Fresach nominated for European Award

The Carinthian mountain village of Fresach is among the finalists of the Austrian “European Award 2024”. The municipality was able to convince in the “Europe in the community” category with the European Tolerance Talks. With this project, Fresach is making a significant contribution to achieving the common goals of European understanding and strengthening European awareness,
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