The Importance of Open Dialogue
Jonas Gahr Store Keynotes - In his presentations, Jonas Gahr Store, the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, speaks to the...
IStore confronts the lack of communication between State and non-state actors. He suggests that the government lacks the ability to address modern conflicts as they are. He probes the issues, asking the difficult question, “Should we talk to those who attack our societies, challenge our most deeply held values, and violate rights we consider fundamental?” Store makes an effective argument that the key to dealing with conflicts between states is open dialogue and more communication.
Store argues that political dialogue must be opened completely to better solve issues and tensions.