Activities 2008

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December 19-20, Monaco

Meeting hosted, for the fourth time, by the Principality of Monaco and Prince Albert II. The panel of present Collegium members ensured the high interdisciplinary and international nature of the work. The Conference held mainly in form of dialogues, followed by a discussion of all participants: Michel Rocard: Preoccupations for the Planet. Dialogue Edgar Morin – Peter Sloterdijk: Towards a new categorical imperative. Dialogue Michael Doyle – Stéphane Hessel: Multilateralism and coherence in the functioning of the community of States. Dialogue F.H. Cardoso – René Passet: Macroeconomic disorder, poverty and famine. Gérard Toulouse: The world at the crossroads. Also participating: Ruth Dreifuss, Bernard Miyet, François Nordmann and Sacha Goldman.

November 20-21, Strasbourg

Participation of the International Collegium in the Colloquium “In the Spirit of Sakharov”, under the patronage of the European Parliament.

September 26-27, Geneva

Meeting of Collegium concerning the White Book project; Meeting with Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO); International Collegium conference day : “The Planet in Danger”, on September 27th, in the context of the Geneva Philosophy Festival.

July 7, Paris

Presentation event of the Collegium International, with Stéphane Hessel, vice-President of Collegium and his new book “Le citoyen sans frontière” – Fayard.

May 5, Paris

Working session of the Collegium; establishing the structure and foundations of the White Book.

April 5-8, United States Collegium Mission

Meetings in New York: Michael Doyle, Professor of Foreign and Security Policy at Columbia University, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Chairperson of the Advisory Board of the Democracy Fund, campaign adviser to Barack Obama; Roland Rich, Executive Director of the Democracy Fund; Permanent Representative of France to the USA, Ambassador Jean Maurice Ripert.

Meetings in Washington D.C.: Lester Brown, founder and President of the Earth Policy Institute; Charles Curtis, President of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and his team; Jack Healey, President of the Human Rights Action Center, human rights adviser to the U.S. government, former Executive Director of Amnesty International USA. James Early, Director of Cultural Studies and Communication, Smithsonian; Cultural Policy and Democratic Development.

January 24, Paris

Meeting of GRITT-Transversals (network at the origin of the Collegium International). Video recording for Collegium, including Rene Passet, Edgar Morin and Joel de Rosnay.

January 9, Monaco

Meeting of Collegium International. Decision made to create a Collegium White Book followed by a Collegium’s Collection.

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