Jul 01

People’s Meeting 2016

The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute is taking part in this annual event for the second consecutive time to introduce itself to the Danish public and discuss the institute’s different Media, Cultural and Political projects.

The activities started with a session to introduce the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute and talk about the institute’s projects. The session took place with the participation of Hans Chr. Korshlom Nielsen; the Director of the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute along with Mohamed Abo Tera; the Culture program Manager, and Marwa Seoudi, the Cultural Projects’ Coordinator. The session was moderated by Anders Jericho, the Danish journalist and the former Board Member of the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute

The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute starts its participation in the second day of the people’s meeting activities with the screening of the movie “In Light of the Revolution”, followed by an open discussion with the movie’s Directors Lone Falster and Iben Haahr.

The session is moderated by Michael Irving, Head of MENA region office at the International Media Support.

The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute continues the activities of the second day of the People’s meeting through inviting the Danish Arab Partnership Program partners and friends to a reception party.

The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute starts its activities for the third day of the People’s meeting with an interview with the Danish journalist working in the Middle East Affairs Puk Damsgeard. The interview is moderated by the Danish journalist Lasse Ellegaard from the Danish newspaper Information.

About the Peoples’ Meeting or Folkemødet

The People’s Meeting (Folkemødet in Danish), is an annual political festival; a unique platform with open debates where politics meets citizens, businessmen, and organizations under informal patterns.

The purpose of the meeting is to support democratic dialogue, create the framework for meetings with and between decision-makers at all political levels and interest groups, create a vibrant and open framework for the development of inspiration for policy-formation, and to promote the people’s influence and understanding of society’s framework.

The events of the Peoples’ Meeting will be held in meeting rooms, ships, tents, open air spaces, restaurants, etc. The events will spread over an area, which extends over approximately one kilometer – from Allinge Airport to the south till Danchells Plant in the north.

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