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Opening Talk: Plea for open Europe

The European Tolerance Talks 2019 were ceremoniously opened in the Carinthian mountain village of Fresach on June 6th. In bright weather, numerous representatives of politics, economics and culture gathered in the Protestant church to hear the eagerly awaited opening speech of Italian linguist Maurizio Bettini on the roots and identity of Europeans. The university professor
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World Peace Game for the first time in Carinthia

The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with national sides making their final preparations ahead of this summer’s tournament. We now know the groups after December’s draw. England have been put together with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. Gareth Southgate’s side were not among the top seeds, meaning they featured in pot two
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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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