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Congress closing session

Towards a new development model: dialogue with European leaders

After two days of lively discussions, this high-level closing session will look at how local, European and global players can work together to make sure that sustainability is safeguarded now and for generations to come.

Format: High level panel and contributions from participants of the different sessions
Interpretation: EN / FR / DE / ES / IT + 1

Invited speakers:
-Katarzyna Smetek, Polish Youth Climate Activist
-Paolo Gentiloni, EU Commissioner for Economy, in charge of SDG coordination
-Catherine Chabaud, First woman to sail solo around the world, Member of the European Parliament
-Michael Ludwig, Mayor of Vienna, President of the Austrian Association of Cities
-Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, Chair of the UCLG Standing Committee on Equality
-Mohamed Boudra, Mayor of El Hoceima (Morocco), President of UCLG
-Gunn-Marit Helgesen, CEMR Co-president, President of the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS)

Invited moderator: Ursula Hillbrand, AoH-Salonhosting