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Germany: Chancellor Merkel suggests round table of responsibility

Published on: 28.02.07

In a speech on the 12th Media-Dinner in Hamburg on February 22nd the German Chancellor Angela Merkel has affirmed the necessity of youth protection: She said, that in regard of new themes like violent computer games, a round table of responsibility would be an idea, because these problems concern the whole of the society. Merkel called on the media to build alliances and agree on strategies of self regulation to restrict such forms of misuse.

Link: Speech of the Chancellor from the 22nd February (in German) (Link opens external webpage in a new window)


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