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Figel: Bigger Role for Culture in EU Foreign Policies

Ljubljana, 13 May - Culture and intercultural dialogue must play a bigger role in the external relations of the EU, as they are crucial for cooperation and mutual understanding, EU Commissioner Jan Figel said at the opening of a two-day international conference in Ljubljana on Tuesday.

Ljubljana
Left to right, Jan Figel, European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, Hans-Gert Poettering, president of the European Parliament, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel (left), European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel (left), European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Hans-Gert Poettering (left), president of the European Parliament, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Hans-Gert Poettering (left), president of the European Parliament, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Hans-Gert Poettering (left), president of the European Parliament, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
In the foreground left to right, Jan Figel, European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, Hans-Gert Poettering, president of the European Parliament, and Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel (left), European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, and Hans-Gert Poettering, president of the European Parliament, at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel, European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel, European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jan Figel (left), European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, and Hans-Gert Poettering, President of the European Parliament, at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Ljubljana
President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering at the opening of the conference entitled "New Models, New Paradigms - Culture in the EU External Relations"
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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