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Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker to open European Tolerance Talks 2020

The environmental scientist, social democratic politician and Club of Rome Honorary President Prof. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker will open the European Tolerance Talks 2020 on the topic “Exodus – Leaving the Familiar” on May 28th in the Carinthian mountain resort Fresach. The longtime member of the German Bundestag, German church council and senior official of
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EXODUS ? Preview 2020

Exodus – Leaving the familiar Why we should see climate change and migration as opportunities. The radical changes in economy and environment are forcing people to rethink their proven ways of life and behavior. Large cities as well as rural regions are affected by climate change, with serious consequences for the entire food and energy
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Citizens’ Dialogue prepares Fresach Freedom Charta

The participants in the European Tolerance Talks 2017 in the Carinthian mountain village of Fresach have drawn up a Declaration of Freedom which will be presented to the provincial government in Klagenfurt, representatives of the federal government in Vienna and later the European Parliament in Brussels. The “Fresach Freedom Charta” was created by intensive discussions
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PEN celebrates 70 years of re-establishment

Within the framework of the European Tolerance Talks 2017 PEN Club Austria celebrated the 70th anniversary of its re-establishment with a reading and a “long night of literature” in the Carinthian mountain village of Fresach. PEN President Helmuth A. Niederle and Vice President Kurt F. Svatek therefor asked for the issuance of 20 Nansen passports
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