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12th Symposium - Skiathos 2009

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Skiathos - the Greek island which hosted the 12th Annual Symi Symposium in July 12-16, 2009.
Group photo with the participants at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
A snapshot from a workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(Left to right) Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Leif Pagrotsky, MP, F. Minister of Trade and Industry, SAP, Sweden, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Gerd Leipold, International Executive Director of Greenpeace International, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(Left to right) Mats Karlsson, World Bank Country Director in the Middle East and North Africa, and Yossi Beilin, f. Member of Knesset and President of Beilink Business Foreign Affairs, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Mats Karlsson, World Bank Country Director in Middle East and North Africa, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Richard Parker, Lecturer & Senior Fellow at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
A snapshot from a workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(From left to right)
James Fishkin, Professor and Director of the Centre for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University, and Constantine Papadopoulos, Advisor for European Affairs at EFG Eurobank Ergasias, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(From left to right)
Ivan Vejvoda, Executive Director of the Balkan Trust for Democracy, and Bruce Clark, Correspondent of The Economist, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(Left to right) Cem Ozdemir, Chairman of the Green Party in Germany and Kumi Naidoo, Co-Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) & Chair of the Global Campaigning for Climate Action (GCCA), at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
James Fishkin, Professor and Director of the Centre for Deliberative Democracy of Stanford University, and Ipek Cem Taha, Global Leaders TV Program Host, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Yossi Beilin, f. Member of Knesset and President of Beilink Business Foreign Affairs, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Kumi Naidoo, Co-Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) & Chair of the Global Campaigning for Climate Action (GCCA), speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, and Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ron Heifetz, Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Jim Ray, Praxis LLC, speaks at a Workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
A snapshot from a workshop of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
(Left to right) Gerd Leipold, International Executive Director of Greenpeace International and George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, and George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, speaks at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Mats Karlsson, World Bank Country Director in Middle East and North Africa, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, and George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Kumi Naidoo, Co-Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) & Chair of the Global Campaigning for Climate Action (GCCA), at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, and Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, at the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Ségolène Royal, President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
Gerd Leipold, International Executive Director of Greenpeace International, speaks at the Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.
The Closing Ceremony of the 12th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in the Greek island of Skiathos in July 12-16, 2009.

Video

During the 13th Annual Symi Symposium on Poros in 2010, Kemal Dervis, Vice President of Brookings Institution, explains how lessons learned from Turkey's financial crisis in 2001 can be applied to Greece. James Galbraith, from the LBJ School of Public Policy of the University of Texas, speaks about the Symi Symposium experience. Mary Kaldor, Director of the LSE Centre for the Study of Global Governance, explains why the Symi Symposium has been a ‘voyage of discovery’. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia, describes how the Symi Symposium inspired him to write about the enlargement of Europe. Mats Karlsson, from the World Bank, talks about what makes the Symposium inspiring and what can open up the dynamics of the Greek economy. Jutta Urpilainen, Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Finland, explains why the Symi Symposium is a great concept. Ivan Vejvoda, Executive Director of the Balkan Trust for Democracy, explains how other Balkan counties can learn from Greece’s experience. Anthony Barnett, Founder of openDemocracy.net, describes what makes the Symi Symposium discussions special.

During the 12th Annual Symi Symposium on Skiathos in 2009, Cem Ozdemir – Germany, Chairman of the Green Party in Germany, Yossi Beilin - Israel, f. Member of Knesset President of Beilink Business Foreign Affairs, Gerd Leipold - Germany, Executive Director of Greenpeace International and Kumi Naidoo – South Africa, Co-Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) Chair of the Global Campaigning for Climate Action (GCCA), share their insights on climate change and the green movement as well as their Symi Symposium experience of dialogue and deliberation.

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