Friday, October 5, 2012
Dialogues of Civilizations on Rhodes
World Public Forum
Dialogues of Civilizations
opened on October 3 on the
island of Rhodes
in the presence of 500 high-profile participants from more than 30 countries, running until October 8. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the
focuses this year on
Global Peace and Justice
"As an intercultural, interdisciplinary, and inter-religious platform, the Rhodes Forum wishes to address major global challenges like political crises, economic changes and socio-economic problems,"
stresses Vladimir Yakunin
, Founding President of the World Public Forum and also president of Russian Railways.
Development Minister Kostis Hatzidakis addressed
the inaugural event which took place at the
medieval Palace of the Grand Masters
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