ERIC Number: ED470394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Democratic Citizenship. Report of the Final Conference (Strasburg, France, September 14-16, 2000).
The Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) project, organized by the Council for Cultural Cooperation within the Council of Europe, was launched in 1997 and concluded in 2000. Objectives of the final conference were (1) to present the results of the EDC project including those found in the various publications and in the final report; (2) to critically reflect and discuss these project results; (3) to plan future dissemination of the project's results; and (4) to strengthen the development of education for democratic citizenship. This report of the final conference provides a summary of the three day proceedings. The report includes reports from the working groups and provides a brief synthesis of these group discussions. The final section of the report presents the views of the rapporteur-general on some of the main issues arising from the conference and the significance of these issues within the EDC project as a whole. The report is divided into three sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Proceedings of the Conference" (Day 1: Stocktaking, Official Opening of the Final Conference, Reports from the Stocktaking Working Groups; Day 2: Explorations, Synthesis Presentation of the Stocktaking Working Groups from Day 1 by the General Rapporteur, Panel Discussion, Working Groups Exploring Particular Issues and Future Possible Developments within Education for Democratic Citizenship; Day 3: The Future, Panel Discussion on Proposed Future EDC Activities, Panel Discussion: Outlook of Future Actions, Closing Conference Address: Professor Mwesiga Baregu); and (3)"Synthesis of the Debates and the Conclusions of the Final Conference." (BT)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Planning
Council of Europe, 67075 Strasbourg, Cedex, France. Tel: 33-3-88-41-20-00; Web site: http://www.coe.int.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).