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2005 Participants

  • ALAEDDIN, Fouad - Saudi Arabia
    Managing Partner Ernst & Young, Middle East Riyadh
  • ALLOUN, Abed - Palestine
  • AYALA, Luis - Chile
    Secretary-General Socialist International
  • BARNETT, Anthony - UK
    Founder & Editor in Chief OpenDemocracy.Net
  • BENTLEY, Tom - UK

2005 Executive Summary

Opening Session
How the Next Generation Perceives the
Future of the European Union

In the wake of the rejection of the EU’s constitutional treaty, this year’s Symi Symposium began with a series of views from young Greek political activists about the future of the Union.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005
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(From left to right)
Kumi Naidoo, CEO & Secretary General of CIVICUS, the World Alliance for Civic Participation; Andreas Papandreou, Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the University of Athens; and Nicholas Negreponte, Founding Chairman of the Media Lab & Professor of Media Technology at MIT, at a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

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A snapshot from a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005
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A snapshot from a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

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A snapshot from a music event with the Irish-born Cretan world citizen Ross Daly (3rd from left) and the Greek lyra player Kelly Thoma (second from left), on the sidelines of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

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(Left to right) Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish Minister for Industry and Trade, George Papandreou, President of Socialist International and President of PASOK, and Richard Parker, Professor at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, at a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

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Nicholas Negreponte, Founding Chairman of the Media Lab & Professor of Media Technology at MIT, at a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

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Group photo with the participants at the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

8th Symposium - Rethymno 2005

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(From left to right) Nicholas Negreponte, Founding Chairman of the Media Lab & Professor of Media Technology at MIT, and Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab, at a workshop of the 8th Annual Symi Symposium which took place in Rethymno, in the Greek island of Crete, in July 10-16, 2005.

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