World Youth Forum Right to Dialogue: Programme of X Edition

World Youth Forum Right to Dialogue: Programme of X Edition

Misato Oi

We dedicate this edition of the forum to Misato Oi, dear friend who was attending many editions of the forum and participated to the Poetry Competition Castello di Duino. She will not be anymore with us but we remember and store the seed she left us

The “dialogic condition” 

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Dialogue means work according to rules, a values-producing relationship; it’s not just a mediation or a communion, but the formation of social, economic and political spaces through subjective rights and cultural expressions.


September 28th  2017

Caffé degli Specchi Piazza Unità d’Italia Trieste (Italy)

September 29th – October 1st,  2017 / Trieste (Italy)

Department of Legal, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies

 University of Trieste   – Via Fabio Filzi 14



Thursday, September 28


6,00 pm

Caffé degli Specchi, Piazza Unità d’Italia, Trieste

Ignazio Licata
Theoretical Physicist

Little Variations on science. A Talk conducted by Lucia Burello

(open to the public)


Musical Variations by Mariia Iemelianenko


Friday, September 29

8,00 am

Foyer of the Department of Legal, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies
Registration of the participants



Dialogue and relational networks: the dialogic condition
Generating and transforming values, relationships, spaces to exercise the “capabilities”, ways of storytelling, focus on the future.

Auditorium (Chair Gabriella Valera / Ana Cecilia Prenz)

9,15 – 10,00 am

Gabriella Valera

Ekaterina Tcarapina (Russian Federation)
Graduate student (MA) at The Higher School of Economics, Moscow

The dialogic condition in the World Youth Forum Right to Dialogue”.


Alessandra Coppola (Italy)

APICE European Trainer and Project Manager – National Coordinator of No Hate Speech Movement Italy

Towards a European framework on Youth Rights: the ENTER Recommendation of Council of Europe.


10, 00- 11 am




Break 11,00- 11,25



11,30 – 13,30 am

Parallel Panel


(Dialogue and relational networks…: follows)



 I, 1 

Hall A1 (Chair Alessandra Coppola /Francesco Querin)


11,30  am- 1,30 pm


Olga Matveieva (Ukraine)

Ph.D., Ass.Prof., Dnipropetrovsk Regional Institute for Public Administration, NAPA under President of Ukraine

Dialogue with a time as a category of public administration: essence, evidence, objectives


Martina Domina (Italy)

Medicine student at University of Perugia, member of the European Youth Forum of Umbria
The importance of dialogue: the ability to be understood by Institutions and students at the same time


Daria Siedykh (Ukraine)

Member of Ukrainian Parliament Olena Sotnyk assistant, Ukrainian Catholic University MPA student

Dialogue between youth and government: who leads?


Najaada Kurti (Albania / Italia)

Educatrice professionale, docente di lingua italiana e mediatrice interculturale                                    

Il dialogo nella scuola interculturale


Akintunde Akerele (Nigeria / Germania)

Masters student of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Stuttgart

Dialogue and news flow/publication: the press between “the government” and “Nigerians”.






I, 2 

Hall G1 (Chair Gabriella Valera /Antoine Cid)


11,30 – 1,30 pm


Rina Arllati (Albania / Kosovo)

English and literature student

Religious tolerance at the Albanian people; a rich diversity based on peace


Bora Arllati (Albania / Kosovo)

Literature student at public university “F. Agani”, Gjakova

Cultivation of friendly relations among young people of different communities in Kosovo


Artem Matveiev (Ukraine)

Co-founder of NGO ‘Ukrainian Expert Foundation’

Consensus oriented dialogue as an instrument of social conflicts overcoming for the purposes of sustainable development


Tatyana Lipai (Belarus)

Networking projects : Project “What YOUth believe – Interfaith Dialogue in Youth Work”






I, 3

Hall A3 (Chair Dario Castellaneta /Francesca Luise)


11,30am – 1,30 pm



Marija Tičič (Croatia)

Psychology student at University of Zagreb, University Department for Croatian studies

The healing power of the “I-Thou” contact as the key of Gestalt psychotherapy dialogue.


Rossana Gargiuolo (Italy)

Psicologa, volontaria e coordinatrice area progetti presso “Associazione malati rari Feimar onlus”

Rare Sharing: la complessità del dialogo tra rarissimi (Rare Sharing: the complexity of the Dialogue among “very rare subjects”).


Kristina Khutsishvili (Russian Federation / Italy)

PhD candidate at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy

Intergenerational dialogue as Bakhtinian open-ended process. Memories, myths, and identities.


Rustem Tahkirov (Tajikistan)

Public figure and executive director Republican public organization “Youth of new century”

Understanding main values, principles and factors of volunterism for development of multilateral dialogue on volunteer base to involve civil society and officials.







Dialogue condition and dialogue between cultures: knowledge, beliefs, forms of expression and cultural languages



II, 1

Hall E  (Chair Riccardo Vecellio Segate/ Mila Lazic)


11,30 am  – 1,30 pm


Aliaksandr Shuba (Belarus / Germany)

Early Stage Researcher, UrbanHIST project at the Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar

Symbolic interactionism in urban landscape: cultural heritage and interaction with Soviet urban landscape


Yuliia  Kozhukhovska (Ukraine)

PhD student at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Dialogic condition: poetry and society in terms of journey metaphor (a case study of modern Greek poetry)


Nishtha Paliwal (India)

Communication Officer at Centre for Catalyzing Change, Delhi

Indian theatre- evolved culture

Matilda Miraka (Albania)

Student at Human Studies Faculty (University of Tirana)

Dialogue between knowledge and power





Friday, September 29



3,30 pm Auditorium



Welcome address:

Prof. Maria Cristina Benussi, Deleguate of the Rector of the Univeristy of Trieste

Prof.  Lorenza Rega, Head of the Department




Opening Session

New languages: understanding and communicating complexity



Chair Enrico Maria Balli

GEO SISSA Medialab


4,00 pm-6,00 pm


Lecture by Ignazio Licata

Theoretical Physicist at Institute for Scientific Methodology (ISEM) Italy; School of Advanced International Studies on Theoretical and Nonlinear Methodologies of Physics, Italy; International Institute for Applicable Mathematics and Information Sciences (IIAMIS) Italy; B.M. Birla Science Centre, Adarsh Nagar, India.

Against the “Dismal Science”. A physicist among economists






Francesco Querin (Italy /Germany)

Process and Integration Manager

Customer service as an opportunity for integration. Some cases of the relationship between cultures in corporations





Saturday, September 30


9,00 am – 1,00 pm



Dialogue and complexity: language, knowledge, science

An open understanding of “science” reveals it as a constitutive factor of every space of life. Therefore, the access to complexity as its method and substance is an essential element of the dialogic condition.



III, 1

Hall A1

(Chair Dario Castellaneta/Francesca Luise)


9,00 – 10,30 am


Alina Virstiuk (Ukraine)

Author of
Dialogue and bilingualism: one of the biggest challenges in Ukraine


Maryia  Anishchankava (Belarus / Italy)

Conference interpreter, co-founder of GBL/AEGEE-VR, TEDTalks subtitler, Biz4All mentor (ODB Brussels)

Hardships in translating, understanding, accepting


Ekaterina Matveeva (Russian Federation / United Kingdom)

Linguist, teacher, coach, memory athlete, CEO of Amolingua

Language alter ego as a dialogic cognition and dialogue between cultures


Cristina Teodora Stoica (Canada)

MA Student at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Language barriers and the dialogic condition: understanding the effect social and cultural norms have on the exile experience




Break 10,30- 10,55



(Dialogue and complexity… follows)


11,00 – 1,00 pm


Hall A1 (Chair Marija Tičič / Alessandra Coppola)


Johnathan Ordonez (Nicaragua / Italy)

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Milan / Research Fellow at the CEA, Argentina

The role of science in the 21st century: searching for an open dialogue between cultures


Aparna Tiwari (India)

Masters Degree student in Social Work at Delhi School of Social work, University of Delhi

Dialogue: an institution having social, cultural impact and its chronology


Hammou Brahim Ouaissa (Algeria)

Master student on timber industry engineering at the Sopron University /OGV’s Manger on Aiesec

Dialogic condition and dialogue between «cultures»: knowledge, beliefs, ways of
expressions, forms of cultural languages


Mariia Iemelianenko (Ukraine)

Media consultant for short-terms projects at WHO CO in Ukraine

The role of the media in intercultural dialogue.











Crisis, Integration, Institutions



9,00 am – 10,30 am

Hall G,1  (Marcin Piekalkiewicz / Riccardo Vecellio Segate)


Viktor Miloshevski (FYROM)

Consultant for European educational and cultural projects

The dialogue condition in the Europe’s new reality of integration


Mark Emil Aguinaldo (Philippines / Italy)

PhD student at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna & Visiting PhD student at Lund University

Dialogue between cultures: insights on diversity capital amidst nationalism and migration crisis in Europe


Natalia Ustinova (Russian Federation)

Project manager at STAR Spb

Bringing up uncomfortable social issues: how to make peacebuilding dialogue efficient


Sarala Moursupalli (USA / India)

Dialogue without engagement? The social/cultural global consequences of dominating and disengaging political narratives






Break 10,30- 10,55





Journalism, Media and Post-truth: from popular Science to the faked news through new media

The role of the press in the «public» elaboration of the information





11,00 am -1,00 pm

 Auditorium   (Chair Gabriella Valera /Antonella Rizzo)

(Credits Ordine dei Giornalisti)


Olga Shestopalova (Ukraine)

Freelance journalist, marketing specialist and self-employed lawyer

Genetically modified dialogue: from Trojan horse to Trojan virus


Oksana Maslova (Ukraine)

Co-owner and editor in the citizen journalism project The Culturemeter

The role of the press in the «public» elaboration of the information


Olga Pyshkina (Russian Federation)

Research Assistant, Master in Public Administration, University of Birmingham (UK)

Truth and politics in Russian mass media


Nadia Ahmad (Australia)

Student of Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University

Raising a voice for Syria


Inna Travkina (Russian Federation)

International delegations coordinator at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Moscow)
Popular science in mass media. Does it create a dialogue in our world today?






  1. Dialogue between border cultures

Border literatures and cultures, intercultural exchanges in different parts of the world, particularly in those realities that are in contact with each other and that have experienced common and/or conflicted stories.




Hall E1 (Gabriella Valera / Johnathan Ordonez)


9,00 – 10,30 am


Olena Ianytska (Ukraine)

PhD student and an assistant-professor in Rivne State Univerity for Humanities, Ukraine

Multicultural and social dialogue through social networking sites: Facebook and Twitter as tools of globalization


Antoine Cid (France)

Literature professor

One belt, one road… many brigdes


Manasseh Gowk (Ghana)

Business Development Officer at PFL Education

Traditional and digital storytelling: telescoping communication barriers and exploiting emerging cultural opportunities


Arun Gunasagaran (Malaysia)

Bachelors degree in Accounting and Finance at Curtin University, Malaysia

Demolishing cultural barriers to ensure coherent and comprehensive communication between border cultures


Mark Veznaver (Italy)

Undergraduate Student of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Trieste

Member of the International Study and Documentation Centre for Youth Culture

Dialogue and contradictions in an episode of U.S. history







Break 10,30-10,55






Intergenerational dialogue: culture and history; continuity and break, memory and critical elaboration of the past.



9,00 – 10,30 am

Hall  D1 (Chair Ornella Urpis/ Giovanni Delli Zotti)


Trang Vu Hong (Vietnam / Germany)

Master student and social activist

Dialogue of justice – Public apologies for past crimes in the recognition and restoration of victims’ dignity.


Parth Vaidya (India / United States – Graduate International policy & Environment student at Columbia University, New York, USA) – Aayushi Panchal (India / United States – Graduate student at Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)

Historical reconciliation in East Asia: need for youth & dialogue


Aqeel Malik (Pakistan)

Barrister-at-Law | Partner at ANZ Partners

India and Pakistan – Building bridges through cultural diplomacy & dialogue


Karem Saad (Tunisia)

Forest Engineer, Head of Forest Division in Zaghouan / member of The YaLa Young Leaders movement

Pluralistic democracy through dialogue: Tunisia case study


Sina Rahimi Motem (Iran)

Co-Founder of Nordix Earthina – an Entrepreneur who have the E-commerce Business point of view

Humanitarian dialogue





Break 10,30-10,55




Dialogue and National/ International Institutions, Dialogue and Diplomacy


11,00 – 13,00 am

Hall D1 (Chair  Riccardo Vecellio Segate/ Olesya Dovgalyuk)


Valeriia Zhdanova (Ukraine)

Head of international relations department at Students’ League of Ukrainian Bar Association, Kharkiv branch

Ukraine v. Russian Federation in the International Court of Justice as a form of legal dialogue.


Natalia Kiseleva (Russian Federation)


Instruments for fostering a dialogue in contemporary international humanitarian law.


Olufemi Mirth Adenitan (Nigeria)

(Bsc, MA, LLB) Coordinator, Green House Resource Center (GHRC), Nigeria

Conflict resolution under international law: utilising dialogue and diplomacy in the UN’s R2P doctrine.


Bronislav Totskyi (Ukraine)

PhD student at Koretsky Institute of state and law; attorney-at-law at IPHR

Dialogue as a key method of peace-keeping in the hybrid war.


Somayeh Bahrami (Iran)

Department of International Relations, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran

From monologic condition to dialogic condition and solving the crisis of Iranian nuclear dossier.






3,30 – 4,00 pm



Chair Enrico Elefante /


Dialogic condition in cyberspace: the dilemma of Internet Governance



Presentation of a research by Olesya Dovgalyuk (Russian Federation / Belgium) and Riccardo Vecellio Segate (Italy / UK)






4,30 – 7,30 pm


General Debate

Results, Doubts, Work Hypothesis, Future


Chair Gabriella Valera







Sunday, October 1




until 4,30 pm

Free time


4,30 pm

Casa della Musica, via Capitelli 3, Trieste

“Gift of Cultures”: Music, Poetry, Stories….from the world.


Proposal and performance by the “forumers”

and by

 Cinzia Platania (artist and art therapist)

“Little” variations on Truth: Istallation and e performance.

Saleem Mustaf (kurdish irachi violinist)
Musical Contribution


Thanks to  ICS, Consorzio Italiano di Solidarietà – Ufficio Rifugiati Onlus (Trieste) for collaboration.




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