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May 17th, 2007

The DG travelled to Glasgow to participate in the CIVICUS World Assembly and to the Media and Civil Society Dialogue jointly organized by CIVICUS, IPS and Oxfam-Novib, on the relationship between the media and civil society, with a broader aim to increase understanding between mainstream media and civil society in order to improve the quality and quantity of coverage that civil society issues receive.
Jan Bouke Wijbrandi, Oxfam Novib, Kumi Naidoo, CIVICUS and Mario Lubetkin, IPS hosted the dialogue. TeleSur, BBC, Radio Netherlands, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera and NDTV India were among media participants and Gender at Work, GCAP, Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), Earth Charter International, World Vision and CIVICUS were among civil society participants.

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