Wednesday 19. September 2018
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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06. July 2018

Tribute to Cardinal Tauran who died this Friday

Webnews 06/07/2018

It is with great sadness that COMECE became aware of the death of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

14. May 2018

COMECE participation to the Katholikentag

Webnews, 14/05/2018

Approximately two-thousands people attended the flagship event on the future of Europe entitled “In Diversity divided”, co-organised by COMECE, together with Renovabis and the Catholic Social Science Centre (KSZ), on 11 May 2018 in Münster, Germany.

12. July 2017

Religious actors discuss with policy-makers how to implement resilience

Webnews, 12/07/2017

COMECE hosted a roundtable debate on the concept of resilience and the respective roles of policy-makers and faith-based actors in this process. The meeting gathered 30 stakeholders from European External Action Service, European Commission, European Parliament as well UN and faith-based actors from the field. 

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Michael Kuhn

Senior Advisor In charge of Ecology & Sustainability and Education, Culture and Youth policy...
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