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One World Panel Debates

All panel discussions will be held at the Institut Francais (Francouzský institut) every day after the film screening, which starts at 7.30 p.m. All debates will be interpreted into Czech and English.



On-line Activism: Click for Freedom

05.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

Undemocratic regimes have a new enemy: blogs and social media. Have we progressed to a new stage of civil society, or is online activism overrated? Film screening: Forbidden Voices Guests: Yoani ...

Human Rights Sunk in Oil

06.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

While the EU emphasises democratic values, it turns a blind eye in the case of oil-rich Azerbaijan. This year’s recipient of the Homo Homini award, who is from Azerbaijan, will share his views. Film ...

Debt Business: The Spiral of Poverty

07.03.2013 | 19
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

According to official statistics, around 10% of Czechs are at present threatened by poverty. A major factor in this is household indebtedness, which is not only down to loans themselves but to disproportionate ...

A New Political Hope?

08.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

Even though elections bring new political faces, they all end up in the same rut soon enough. Does civil society have any chance of achieving a radical change in its political representatives? Film screening: ...

Syria 2013: What now?

09.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

In 2011 there was hope that Syria would take a democratic path. Instead of that, a civil war erupted and the country has been hit by a humanitarian crisis. People in Need staff report directly from the ...

Celebrity for Charity?

10.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

Bono Vox, Lucie Bílá are just a couple of the celebrities who attract enormous attention from the international and Czech public for charity and development aid. But are famous faces an effective help ...

When Parents Are Weird

11.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

Do state institutions have the right to take a child from its parents because, thanks to its choice of diet, the child is skinny? Or obese? This debate attempts to find the line between personal freedom ...

Your Money or Your Life

12.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

A third player appears when doctors are deciding on medicines to prescribe to patients: pharmaceutical firms. Is the patient the victim of a system where profit comes first? Or are we all responsible ...

The End of Violenece Against Women?

13.03.2013 | 19:30
Francouzský institut - Štěpánská 35, Praha 1

Pakistan and India are experiencing an unprecedented wave of opposition to violence against women. Are better times ahead for women in traditional societies? Film screening: Outlawed in Pakistan Guests: ...

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