Oikeusministeriö järjestää kesäkuussa Helsingissä mielenkiintoisen konferenssin aktiivisen kansalaisuuden tematiikasta. Puhujiksi konferenssiin ovat tulossa muiden muassa professori Ove Korsgaard (Århusin yliopisto), professori Ann Macintosh (Leedsin yliopisto), Michael Remmert (Euroopan neuvosto), Keboitse Machanga (International IDEA), David Mathews (European Institute for Public Participation) ja David Mc Clure (Yhdysvaltojen General Services Administration Office of Citizen Services and Communications OCSC).
Alla on virallinen kutsu englanniksi, ja konferenssin ohjelma löytyy osoitteesta. http://www.kansanvalta.fi/en/Etusivu/Tutkimusjakehitys/EPACE/HelsinkiConferencepa
Toivomme, että konferenssiin ilmoittaudutaan lomakkeen kautta: http://www.kansanvalta.fi/en/Etusivu/Tutkimusjakehitys/EPACE/HelsinkiConferencepa/EPACE2010conferenceregistration
We are delighted to invite you to attend EPACE Active Citizenship Conference on 10 – 11 June in Helsinki, Finland.
The conference is held in the framework of the EPACE project (Exchanging good practices for the promotion of an active citizenship in the EU)which is coordinated by the Ministry of Justice Finland and supported by the European Commission.
The conference will disseminate the outcomes of the EPACE project which is due to end in July 2010. The project has sought to elaborate and exchange good citizen participation practices on areas such as democracy policy and administration, e-participation as well as democracy education. Cross-cutting themes are youth participation and immigrant inclusion.
General themes of the conference relate to assessing and evaluating democratic processes and policies as well as to international democracy exchange and collaboration. In addition, the planned European Democracy Exchange Network for central government officers is due to have a launch meeting in conjunction with the conference.
Among confirmed speakers are Professor Ove Korsgaard (Århus University), Professor Ann Macintosh (University of Leeds), Michael Remmert (Council of Europe), Keboitse Machanga (International IDEA), David Mathews (European Institute for Public Participation) as well as David Mc Clure (the U.S. General Services Administration Office of Citizen Services and Communications OCSC).
Further information and the full agenda of the conference can be found at: http://www.kansanvalta.fi/en/Etusivu/Tutkimusjakehitys/EPACE/HelsinkiConferencepa
Please note that registration is necessary in order to participate in the event. You may register your attendance as soon as possible but by Friday 21 May 2010 at the latest through this link:
This invitation can be forwarded to anyone interested in attending the conference.
We look forward to seeing you in Helsinki.
Sari Aalto-Matturi, Head of Democracy Affairs, Ministry of Justice Finland, Democracy and Language Affairs unit
Marcus Brixskiöld, Director and Head of Division for Democratic Issues, Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality, Sweden
Hille Hinsberg, Government Communication Officer, State Chancellery, Estonia
EPACE is funded by the European Commission Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme and implemented by the Ministry of Justice in Finland together with the State Chancellery of Estonia and the Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality in Sweden.
For questions relating to the conference and additional information on travel arrangements, please contact:
E-mail: demokratia.om (at) om.fi
Tel. +358 9 1606 7699