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'Super Citizens' of the World Converge on Montréal PR Newswire MONTREAL, August 16, 2012 MONTREAL, August 16, 2012

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'Super Citizens' of the World Converge on Montréal
PR Newswire MONTREAL, August 16, 2012
MONTREAL,August 16, 2012/PRNewswire/ --CIVICUSWorld Assembly: an international summit on citizen action Close to one thousand representatives of civil society organisations from around the world will be coming toMontréal's Palais des Congrèsfrom September 3 to 7.These 'super citizens', activists working for democracy and the rights of millions of people all over the planet, will be taking part in the World Assembly of global civil society networkCIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, organised in collaboration with theInstitut du Nouveau Monde (INM) of Montréal. Among numerous organisations represented:Amnesty International,United Nations Development Programme, Rockefeller Foundation.Speakers include:Marina Silva, environmental activist and former Minister of Environment (Brazil),Caroline Anstey,World Bank(UK),Kumi Naidoo, head ofGreenpeace International,Ana-Maria Garzón,Rainforest Alliance (Colombia), and many others. Information and registration at: http://www.civicusassembly.org. For further information: Media relations: Roch Bilodeau +1-855-347-7622 rbilodeau@pharecom.ca