Civil G8 2006

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Preliminary Documents


Dear collegues !

We hereby invite you to participate in the International Social Forum of non-governmental organisations, devoted to the contribution made by civil society institutions to the agenda for the G8 Summit.
The aim of the Forum is to discuss and develop NGO proposals on the priority themes for the Russian Chairmanship of the G8 energy safety, education, the fight against infectious diseases, as well as on solving the other pressing problems mankind is facing.
The Forum will take place in Moscow on March 9-10, 2006. It is assumed, that the Sherpas could take part in one of the sessions.
The Civil G8 website can be found at Please recommend this site to your partners interested in taking part in the process. They can register on this site and participate in discussing problems connected with the priorities of the Russian chairmanship and other pressing issues.
We would also be thankful for any advice concerning G8Vrelated NGO measures that are taking place in different countries, reports prepared by NGOs and other materials that might be posted on the site. Please send your suggestions to info@civilg8.ruand For additional information, please call: +7(495)251-63-08, 206-49-14, 206-53-91, fax 206-34-96.
If you are interested in taking part in the Forum, please fill in the attached registration form and send it to the given addresses at any time before 1 March, 2006 at the latest.
Please let us know if you need to book hotel accommodation and transport FROM `en_en_en_en_the` airport on arrival. We are prepared, if necessary, to cover the costs of your return economy class flight to and FROM `en_en_en_en_Moscow` and your hotel accommodation.

Best regards,

Co-ordinator of the National
Working Group of the
"Civil G8 - 2006" project Ella Pamfilova


9-10 March, 2006 Moscow, Russia
Tel.: +7(495)251-63-08, 206-49-14; Fax: +7(495)206-34-96,
Web-site: http://www.civilg8.rue-mail:

1. First name
2. Surname
3. Organisation
4. Position
5. Address
6. Telephone
7. Fax
8. E-mail
9. Web-site
10.In the work of which Round Table of the Forum do you wish to participate?:
a/ energy security
b/ education
c/ combating infectious diseases
d/ other issues at G6-2006 official agenda:
- counterterrorism
- proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
- settlement of regional conflicts
- the development of the global economy, international trade
- financing for development
- protection of the environment
11. What are your key proposals for the G8 countries: what specifically should they do on what above mentioned topic in order to resolve the most important problems for the development of mankind?

Please indicate whether you require a Russian visa; in this case, please provide the following details:
1. Citizenship and date of birth
2. Passport number
3. At which Russian consulate in which city do you intend to apply for your visa
4. Cost of your return ticket to Moscow (in USD)

Organizing Committee will cover the cost of the economy class ticket, minimal tariff and shortest itinerary for the dates of the meeting. Please, buy ticket yourself and you will get reimbursement at the meeting in Moscow.

Expert opinion

Halter Marek


Halter Marek
Le College de France
Olivier Giscard dEstaing


Olivier Giscard dEstaing
COPAM, France
Mika Ohbayashi


Mika Ohbayashi
Institute for Sustainable Energy Poliy
Bill Pace


Bill Pace
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy
Peter I. Hajnal


Peter I. Hajnal
Toronto University, G8 Research Group

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