Sunday, November 8, 12:30-14:00
Cites for Europe – the Responsibility of Cities for Europe
In the opening plenary session representatives* of local governments and citizens from all over Europe share their views on the role of cities and regions in a Europe Bottom Up process.
Opening Speech by Michael Müller, Governing Mayor of Berlin, Discussion with European Mayors and City Representatives: Luca Bergamo, Rome, Italy; Emil Boc, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Jacek Jaskowiak, Pozen, Poland; Katrine Nödtvedt, Bergen, Norway; Mohamed Ridouani Leuven, Belgium; Krzysztof Soska, Szczecin, Poland; Maximilian Wonke, Panketal, Germany with Rosa Balas Torres, Director-General for External Relations of the Regional Government of Extremadura; Martin Guillermo, General Secretary of European Border Regions and Lena Düpont, Member of the European Parliament
Moderation: Volker Hassemer, Stiftung Zukunft Berlin