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NOW Vienna 2017

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Final Report

Declaration

31. January, 2017

Press Release

31. January, 2017

Dossier “Children on the Move”
Dossier

January, 2017

Agenda

January, 2017

List of Participants

January, 2017

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Credit: Rishabh Kaul / Act.Now

Videos

Opening Ceremony

‘Children under the Radar’

Opening Speeches at the International Mayors’ Conference in Vienna, Austria, 30-31 January 2017

– Patricia Kahane (President of the Kahane Foundation and Partner Act.Now),
– André Heller (Multimedia Artist and Partner Act.Now),
– Hania Ibrahimnijad
– Nataša Mirkovic (Singer)

NOW 2017 – Concert

“Sounds of Hope and Connecting Mobile Music School” at the International Mayors’ Conference in Vienna, Austria, 30-31 January 2017

Musical Director: Marwan Abado

NOW 2017 – Voices of Europe

NOW 2017 – Panel 1 “Educational realities of refugees in the MENAT Region”

NOW 2017 – Panel 2 “Diversity and social cohesion in European classrooms”

NOW Athens 2016

Documents

Executive Summary

July, 2016

Final Report

July, 2016

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July 23, 2016

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Schedule of the Conference

List of Participants

July 21-23, 2016

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July 22, 2016

Press Review

Roughly 80 reports on the Conference

Photos

All pictures royalty free for editorial use.
Credit: Rishabh Kaul / Act.Now

First Day

NOW Conference Athen - event location - Technopolis City of Athens (Gazi)
NOW Conference Athens
NOW Conference Athens - Panel Table
NOW Conference Athens – Panel 1 – The EU Trukey Agreement (Lefteris Papagiannakis, Vice Mayor of Athens, Department for Immigrants)
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 1 - The EU-Turkey-Agreement - Gerals Knaus (Head of ESI), Maria Elena Koppa (Former MEP), Hannes Swoboda (former MEP), Katalin Pir (MEP)
Press Conference - Patrica Kahane, Hannes Swoboda, Katalin Piri, Gerald Knaus, Lefteris Papagiannakis
Press Conference - Patrica Kahane, Hannes Swoboda, Katalin Piri, Gerald Knaus, Lefteris Papagiannakis
NOW Conference Athens - Press Conference - Hannes Swoboda (Curator, former MEP)
Press Conference - Katalin Piri (MEP, Rapporteur from Turkey to the EU)
Press Conference - Lefteris Papagiannakis (Vice Mayor of Athens, Department for Immigrants)
NOW Conference Athens - Press Conference - Gerald Knaus (European Stability Initiative)
NOW Conference Athens - Press Conference - Patricia Kahane (Act.Now)
NOW Confernce Athens - Participants
NOW Conference Athens Participants
NOW Conference Athens - Opening Speech (Andre Heller)
NOW Conference Athens - Andre Heller
NOW Conference Athens - Opening Speech (Hannes Swoboda)
Xanthoula Soupli President Municipality of Idomeni on the "Human Dimension" on the NOW Conference
Sediq Attaya (Refugee) on the "Human Dimension" of the EU-Turkey-Agreement
NOW Conference Panel 1 - The EU-Turkey-Agreement - Maria Elena Koppa (Former MEP)
NOW Conference Athens - Andre Heller

Second Day

NOW Conference Athen Panel 3 - What NOW?
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 3 - What NOW?
NOW Conference Athens - Working Session - Andre Heller
NOW Conference Athens - Hannes Swoboda (Curator, former MEP), Maria Elena Koppa (Former MEP)
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 3 - What NOW? - Lefteris Papagiannakis (Vice Mayor of Athens, Department for Immigrants)
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 3 - What NOW? - Gerald Knaus (Founding Chairman, European stability Initiative)
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 3 - What NOW? - Alev Korun
NOW Conference - Panel 3 - What NOW? Kati Piri (MEP)
NOW Conference Athens - Panel 3 - What NOW? - Hannes Swoboda (former MEP, Curator)
Final declaration of the NOW Conference - On stage Robert Misik, Andre Heller
NOW Conference Athens - Participants - Patricia Kahane (Act.Now), Hannes Swoboda (former MEP), Alev Korun (MP Austria)
NOW Conference Athens 2016 - Visual Recording by Harald Karrer
NOW Conference Athens Participants

Videos

Opening Ceremony

Opening Speeches at the international Mayors’ Conference in Athens, Greece. Friday, 22 July 2016

Patricia Kahane (President of the Kahane Foundation and Partner Act.Now), André Heller (Multimedia Artist and Partner Act.Now), Hannes Swoboda (Board Member Bruno Kreisky Forum for international Dialogue, former MEP) and Katalin Piri (Member of the European Parliament Netherlands)

Press Conference

Press conference at the International Mayors’ Conference in Athens, Greece. Friday, July 22 2016

Patricia Kahane (President of the Kahane Foundation and Partner Act.Now), Hannes Swoboda (Board Member Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, former MEP), Katalin Piri (Member of the European Parliament Netherlands), Gerald Knaus (Founder and Head of the European Stability Initiative), Lefteris Papagiannakis (Athens City Council, President of the Department for Immigrants)

 Panel 1 – The EU-Turkey Agreement (Part 1/2)

 Panel 1 – The EU-Turkey Agreement (Part 2/2)

 Panel 2 – The Human Dimension (Part 1/2)

 Panel 2 – The Human Dimension (Part 2/2)

 Panel 3 – What NOW? (Part 1/2)

 Panel 3 – What NOW? (Part 2/2)

NOW Vienna 2016

Documents

Final Report

Report on the Conference

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Press release

January 22nd, 2016

Refugees: International Mayors’ Conference in Vienna discussing solutions

The Mayors’ Promise

Mutual promise of the mayors at the NOW Conference

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The Mayors’ Declaration

A mutual document as a result of the NOW Conference

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Conference Agenda

Agenda of the NOW Conference

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Participants

List of all participants of the NOW Conference

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Press Review

Roughly 100 reports on the NOW Conference

Videos

Opening Ceremony

André Heller, Patricia Kahane, Christian Kern, Sonja Vessely, Andreas Babler

Preliminary Declaration

André Heller

Mayors’ Promise

André Heller, Viola Raheb, the mayors

Interview Tjark Bartels

Robert Misik, Tjark Bartels (District Administrator Hameln-Pyrmont, Germany)

First Panel

Viola Raheb (University of Vienna, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Department of the Studies of Religions)

Second Panel

Chaired by Hannes Swoboda (politician, former Member of European Parliament)

Third Panel

Chaired by Robert Misik (author and journalist)

Concert

Music performed by refugees conducted by Marwan Abado (Austrian-Palestinian musician, composer and oud player)

Photos

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Credit: Daniel Novotny

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