The 2008 theme of Intercultural Dialogue is not limited to Europe itself, but also to the many regions that Europe maintains close relations with, and TakingITGlobal is playing host to part of one such initiative. 1001 Actions is an initiative of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation - dedicated to mutual knowledge and respect in the Euro-Mediterranean region. We are collecting 'Images for Dialogue' from youth in this region, which stretches from Portugal to Turkey, from Sweden to Algeria. The pieces in this collection will reflect the common heritage, mutual respect and images of peace and hope from youth throughout this vast region. They will act as a bridge between youth living in different cultural settings and coming from different backgrounds, but sharing the sense of community throughout the Euro-Med region.
Meanwhile, in Bonn, PJ - Manager of TakingITGlobal's Climate Change Project - is right in the thick of the UN negotiations and is providing regular blog updates http://www.tigblog.org/group/cydbon.... He recently sat down with Bard Lahn, an Advisor on International Climate Policy from Norges Naturvernforbund OR Friends of the Earth Norway, to discuss Norway's connection to Alberta's oil fields, listen in!
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*Photo Peace by Inon Gershovitz