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Muslim youth from 11 countries in dialogue with Danish ministers, media and minorities
32 young Muslims came to Denmark yesterday invited by Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke and Krogerup Højskole. Their week in Denmark will engage them in an intense debate programme.Anne Mette Nordfalk
21. March 2006
Tuesday the group meets the minister of foreign affairs Per Stig Møller, Wednesday and Thursday they meet representatives from Danish minority groups in Copenhagen and Aarhus and Friday the Danish Newspaper Politiken has announced a public hearing with the young Muslims and a number of Danish politicians among others Kristian Jensen (minster of taxation), Mogens Lykketoft (former minister and member of social democratic party), and Mogens Camre (Danish Folk party). The visit will be rounded up Saturday with a youth manifesto and a public party at Studenterhuset in Copenhagen. The manifesto will become part of the Danish paper ‘Mandag morgen’’s initiative: Coexistence of Civilisations. Throughout the week, the visiting youth will in addition be linked up with a group of young Danes at Krogerup Folk high school with whom they will engage in a cultural dialog and a number of cultural and social activities.
Read Bente Topsøe Jensen - head of MS' International Department's speech at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tuesday the 21st of March.