Petr Potchinchtchikov: What helps to create an inclusive civil society?
What helps to create an inclusive civil society?
Presentation by Petr Potchinchtchikov
WHO IS MR. P.?
Petr Potchinchtchikov is an entrepreneur, freelance journalist, interpreter and
cultural producer. He lives in Helsinki, Finland.
Among other projects Petr works for Finnish national Broadcast company
He also works as expert for Art Promotion Center Finland (member of
National Council for Interdisciplinary Art, Diversity and International Activities;
chairperson of Subcommittee for multiculturalism).
Previously Petr has worked as executive manager of FARO – Finnish
Association of Russian-speaking Organizations, and in The Culture for All
..and what is he going to talk
The presentation will deal with an idea of inclusive society as
a motivating factor for an integration process.
All ideas are based on experience of the presenter, mainly
living and working in Finland as a person with an immigrant
The presenter is not responsible for possible consequences
such as reaction of those who might feel affected…
WHAT IS INTEGRATION AND
Nobody can be integrated by someone else, the process of
integration is self-reliant and based on a free will and
Society can provide help, but can also disturb and prevent
(by giving false signals and hopes, defining identity on
behalf, combining under target groups, patronizing, hiding
behind political correctness, not being able to explane itself
The process of integration is always mutual
The Holy Trinity of integration
What do we need to create an
Ability to change and transform
Ability to tolerate different points of views
And much more...