Civil Society: Electronic International Symposium


Fifth Electronic International Symposium
"Civil Society In The XXI Century"

The Centro de Estudios Internacionales para el Desarrollo (International Research Center for Development) has organized the Fifth Electronic International Symposium "Civil Society in the XXI Century" that will be held from June 1st to June 28th, 2000.

This symposium es an event made througt electronic mail. This means that papers, communications, opinions and commentaries on the subject will be presented by participants through the electronic mail during the weeks this symposium will be held.

It is offered to professors, researchers and students, universities or studies centers members, officials, diplomatic and NGO's members.


The following topics will be developed:

June 1st to 7th: Democracy, deficit of democracy and civil society
June 8th to 14th: Civil society and the third sector in the integration processes
June 15th to 21st: Towards a New Social Contract: Proposals
June 22nd to 28th: Conclusions

This symposium is being sponsored by:

  • Argentina's Foreign Affairs Ministry
  • Embassy of Poland at Buenos Aires
  • Embassy of France at Buenos Aires
  • School of Economic Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires
  • Center for the Studies of International Relations of Rosario, Argentina (CERIR, in Spanish)
  • Foundation Novum Millenium of Argentina
  • Regional Coordinating Agency for Economic and Social Research of Nicaragua (CRIES, in Spanish)
  • Venezuelan Institute for Social and Political Studies (INVESP, in Spanish)
  • Esquel Group Foundation (Washington DC, USA)

    Official Languages

    Spanish, Portuguese, English, French and Italian.


    The first day of every week prestigious specialists will present their official written communications to be set forth debate during that period. Also, every participant in the symposium will be able to send his works in the course of every week, according to the indicated.


    Interested persons should forward the inscription with complete date to:
    Centro de Estudios Internacionales para el Desarrollo (CEID)
    or fax: (5411) 4686-0212
    or with a letter to:
    San Jose de Calasanz 537 PB A
    1424 - Buenos Aires

    without certificate of participation:
    Argentina $ 25
    Rest of the world US$ 25

    with certificate and CD ROM with communications:
    Argentina $ 40 (mail expenses included)
    Rest of the world US$ 40 (mail expenses included)

    San Jose de Calasanz 537 PB A
    1424 - Buenos Aires
    Telefax (5411) 4686-0212

  • Last updated:    May 2000

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