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Humanism, interculturalism and young active citizenship
IHEYO Conference, Paris 2005

You can find here all the Conference 2005 reports. Below on this page, you can find the programme with links to summaries and presentations available.

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- Full conference report
- Report of the first day
- Report of the second day
- Report of the third day
- Summary of the projects developed
- Overview of all presentations and summaries of workshops
- Overview of links and resources


Conference Programme "Humanism, intercultualism and young active citizenship"

8th of July – Day 0 – Participants arrival day
17.00 Registration desk opens
19.00 Dinner

9th of July – Day 1
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Official opening
- Short welcome by IHEYO President Miss Gea Meijers
- Greeting by IHEUs 1st Vice President Mrs. Sonja Eggerickx
- European Humanist Federation greeting by Mrs. Suzy Mommaerts
- Introduction on conference idea, topics, programme, and aims by conference organisers
- Practicalities by conference organisers

10.15 Break
10.45 Namegames and teambuilding in groups
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Summary presentation of pre-input from participants
13.40 Key-note speech on Interculturalism by Prof. Dr. Rik Pinxten
14.00 Questions and comments
14.15 Key-note speech on Value of Cultural Diversity by sociologist Mr. Kjartan Selnes
14.30 Questions, comments and debate

15.15 Break
15.45 Group debates on sub-topics
17.00 Plenary presentation of group debates
17.30 Day programme ends
19.00 Dinner
20.00 Cultural evening

10th of July – Day 2

08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Babel – Presentation on Interlifestance dialogue with muslim, christian, jewish, buddhist
and humanist representatives. Presentation by Hans Christian Nes and Marc Campign.
09.45 Socratic dialogue – Search for common values in group dialogue
10.30 Break
11.00 Key note speech by Dominique Verte

12.30 Lunch
13.30 Intercultural learning exercise
15.30 Break
16.00 Delphi introduction
16.10 Brainstorming in groups, finding problems and possible solutions (=projects)
17.10 Plenary presentation of projects/ideas from groups
17.30 Day programme ends
19.00 Dinner

11th of July – Day 3
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Plenary introduction on the Council of Europe
09.15 Plenary introduction on the European Youth Forum
09.25 Introduction to workshops
09.30 Workshop round 1:
- International Youth Exchanges
- International Youth Involvement
- Exploring your outlook on life
- Youth & Europe
10.30 Break
11.00 Selection of projects and forming of groups - Groups start working as they are formed

12.30 Lunch
13.30 Workshop round 2 (same as the morning)
14.30 Group work continues (with breaks on their own)
17.30 Day programme ends
19.00 Dinner

12th of July – Day 4
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Group work continues (own breaks)
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Exhibition launch
14.30 Group work continues (own breaks)
17.30 Day programme ends
19.00 Dinner
20.00 Light creation

13th of July – Day 5
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Group work continues
- Groups makes presentation to another group from 10.00
- Groups start finalising after getting feedback (own breaks )
12.29 Deadline for groups deliver a written short paragraph presenting their
project(s) to the jury
13.30 Day programme ends – lunch, free afternoon and evening

14th of July – Day 6

08.00 Breakfast
09.30 Groups present their projects to jury representatives and all groups
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Plenary presentation and voting, award to best (elected) project
15.30 Summary and official closing of conference
17.30 Day programme end
19.00 Dinner and farewell party

15th of July – (Day 7) – Participants departure day
08.00 Breakfast

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