12th Annual Symi Symposium, Skiathos 2009 - 13th Annual Symi Symposium, Poros 2010

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12th Annual Symi Symposium, Skiathos 2009 - 13th Annual Symi Symposium, Poros 2010

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.