Cultural Differences

to appear in Centre for Gobal Studies, University of Victoria

Marjorie Mitchell

Published: October 2006

Keywords: globalization, globalization, governance, civil society, ngo, igo, language, culture, Civil Society


Civil Society Conference Waterloo, Ontario October 17-19, 2006

Given that this conference brings together people of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to fashion a more credible, influential and unified voice for civil society at the level of international governance, it is essential for all participants to be mindful of the multiplicity of cultural and linguistic challenges that may enhance or impede intercultural understanding. This discussion paper provides a perspective on intercultural communication and some of these challenges. Throughout the paper, recommendations are offered for facilitating intercultural communication.

Disciplines: Governance

Publication: Cultural-Differences_Mitchell.pdf