Official Foundation of the new EJ Section
President of the Regional Parliament
addresses Catalan European Journalists in
Journalists of the “Asociación periodistas
europeos” de Cataluña
met on March 7th 2008
at the Press
The meeting was introduced by the President of the Catalan Association Teresa Carreras and our international President Paolo Magagnotti was present too.
Pahl addressed the audience on the topic “Regionalism,
Cross-boarder Co-operation and Ethnic Issues”, paying special attention to the
After recalling the most important passages that marked the history of the South Tyrolean population, from the division of Tyrol after WWI, to the fascist oppression and the fights for autonomy till the recognition of a special statute meeting important needs and requirements for the protection of the German-speaking people in the Province of Bolzano/Bozen, Pahl underlined the necessity of guaranteeing concrete protection to all the ethnic and linguistic minorities in Europe as a condition for peaceful coexistence in a European Union that wants to reach and keep its unity based on diversity.
want to live in a