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Federalism, Decentralisation and Conflict M anagement in M ulticultural S ocieties. Public Conference from Thomas Fleiner Budapest – January 2008. Main Questions:. Holding or bringing multicultural Societies together we have to ask:. How should they be governed?.

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    1. Federalism, Decentralisation and Conflict Management in Multicultural Societies Public Conference from Thomas Fleiner Budapest – January 2008

    2. Main Questions: Holding or bringing multicultural Societies together we have to ask: How should they be governed? Who should govern whom? And even more explosiv: Who should decide who should govern?

    3. The Challenge of the Nation State Multicul- turality Challenges of the Na- tion-State Nation- state Diversi- tiy con- flicts Fragmen- tation Glocali- sation

    4. The issues: Why is multiculturalism a problem? Do federalism and decentralization help to bring or to hold multicultural societies together?

    5. Is a fragmented civil society as nation builder of a multicultural state conceivable and realistic? Based on what concepts does the international community intervene and/or manage conflicts of multicutlural societies?

    6. State of Modernity: all human individuals are equal as being Nation-State facing Multiculturality Egocentric Hobbes What Universal values, but they do not take culture as legtimacy fundament for politcal identity serious Bearers of unalienable rights Locke What is the main problem? Rational Citoyens Rousseau Exploiters or exploited Marx for all? is good Capable of rea- son and judge- ment Kant Cost-benefit driven Homo oeconomicus

    7. Nation - State Integrating in- to one cultu- re of identity Ignoring Culture Denying Culture Conflict with ethnic minorities

    8. Multiculturality: Diversity Conflicts Controversyaboutthe roots and the potentials of the different conflicts: have economic roots have historical roots Symptoms or causes? are stired up by neighbours Induced by ethnicity are generated by fundamentalism are promoted by warlords Illegitimate state State v. minority terror

    9. Reality Modern State Glocalisation Consumers profit from global market „citoyens“ claim universality of human rights human beings seek local security and local identity

    10. Promoting: shared-rule self-rule? Challenges of the Nation-State with regard to fragmen- tation by diversity Reconciling: conflict ma- nagement power- sharing? What is Legitimacy of multicultural nations ta- kes cultures seriousely but is focussing on particular rather than universal values To get legi- timacy from diversi- ties by good for communities? Tolerating: minority protection; affirmative action? us and for our Equalising: collective rights?

    11. I. To bring or to hold together by state-making or by state-reconstructing

    12. Bring together through constitution making by democratic procedure: Who is the „Pouvoir Constituant“?

    13. Bring together by Constitution making Negotiation

    14. Hold together through reconstructing the federal balance: Creating a new canton by secession

    15. Creating a new Canton Jura out of secession and self-de- termina- tion Jura CH Berne

    16. Along language lines? French German

    17. Or along religious lines? Catholic Protestant

    18. Hold together through reconstructing the federal balance: Nation – building:

    19. II. Hold or bring together by decentralization

    20. To bring together by improving local democracy The challenge of elitism

    21. To bring together by improving local democracy Transparancy and accountability

    22. To hold together by improving local governance Responsiveness

    23. To hold toge- ther by improving local governance Human Rights

    24. III. To hold or bring fragmented civil society(ies) together

    25. With Rights

    26. To bring civil so- cieties together with rights Right of Self-determination

    27. To bring together with rights Collective rights

    28. Civil societies facing diversities

    29. How can civil societi(es) hold together when they face pluralism of languages

    30. How can civil societ(ies) hold to- gether when they face religious diversities

    31. IV. To bring or hold together by the international community

    32. To bring together Role and legitimacy of international action

    33. To hold togethter Forms of international involvement: Governance

    34. State- making Constitution making Bring together Negotiation State Unity Recon- structing Soft secession Hold together Nation-Building Local de- mocracy Elitism Bring together State Structure Decentra lisation Transparency Local Go- vernance Responsiveness Bring and hold multiculurality together Hold together Human Rights Self-Determination Rights Bring together Civil So- ciety Collective Rights Language Diversi- ties Hold together Religion Interna- tional C. Bring together Intervention Hold together Int. governance