/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Governor General of Canada to hold youth
dialogue on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Truce on February 11 at Vancouver
Public Library/

VANCOUVER, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - On the eve of the official Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will meet with over 500 young leaders to mark the Games through a high-energy discussion, entitled the GG's 2010 Olympic Truce Youth Dialogue: Promoting Mutual Understanding.

The dialogue will focus on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Truce and how peace, mutual understanding, inclusion and co-operation can be used in communities to resolve many of the common challenges faced by society today.

The Youth Dialogue will also be webcast at http://bcelc.insinc.com/sharingthedream/youthdialogue/ on February 11, as part of the British Columbia Ministry of Education's Sharing the Dream webcast series. The webcast will also be available at http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=1335.

    
    What:

    GG's 2010 Olympic Truce Youth Dialogue: Promoting Mutual Understanding

    When:

    9:00 am to 11:30 am
    Thursday, February 11, 2010

    Where:
    Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch
    350 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC

    Who:

    Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of
     Canada
    John Furlong, VANOC CEO
    Vancouver 2010 Indigenous Youth Gathering participants
    Olympic athletes
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611, E-mail: mediarelations@vancouver2010.com; For information about the Governor General's Youth Dialogue, please contact: Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, (613) 998-0287, (613) 302-0219 (cell), meletourneau@gg.ca

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