Intercultural Dialogue & Education
Every human being has the right to education that corresponds with his capabilities and skills. This enables him to participate in society and to contribute to its life in accordance with his talents. This fundamental right is affirmed in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. In dialogue with the EU COMECE offers the experience of the Church who runs a wide range of institutions of formal and non-formal education. Increasing plurality and global migration movements raises the importance of intercultural dialogue in our society. In her contributions to this topic COMECE underlines the importance of «intercultural competence», of tolerance, openness and of mutual respect in a context of different cultures and traditions.
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25. November 2021
The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) invites you to join the webinar “Returning (to) cultural heritage”, aiming to discuss the role of cultural and religious heritage in the EU-Africa partnership. The event will take place online on Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 14:00 (CET).
10. November 2021
Press Release, 10/11/2021
The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) releases on Wednesday 10 December 2021 the first report of its Interfaith Youth Convention, which gathers young Europeans sharing their hopes and recommendations for a better care of our Common Home.
05. November 2021
Press Release, 05/11/2021
An ecumenical delegation, representing the Commission Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union of the (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC), met with the Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša on Friday 5 November 2021 in Ljubljana, to discuss the implementation of the Slovenian EU Presidency’s priorities.