Official opening

Council of Europe Hemicycle

Hosted by, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Senator-Mayor of Strasbourg and President of Alsace Regional Council 

  • Representative of the Government of France
  • Mr Matteo RENZI, Italy, Prime Minister (tbc)
  • Mr Martin SCHULZ, Germany, President of the European Parliament
  • Mr Jeremy RIFKIN, USA, President of the Foundation on Economic Trends, Economic and Social Theorist 
Round table discussion:  Young people - actors of global change?

Council of Europe Hemicycle

Moderator: : Ms Anne BRASSEUR, Luxemburg, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

  • Mr Felipe JELDRES, Chile, President of the International Union 
  • Mr Yves LETERME, Belgium, Secretary-General of International 
  • Ms Nancy LUBLIN, USA, CEO of Do Something Inc., Founder of Crisis Text Line
  • Mr Roberto MANGABEIRA UNGER, Brazil, Philosopher and Politician (via live stream)
  • Mr Henry B. TAM, UK, Director of Cambridge University’s Forum for Youth Participation & Democracy
Lightshow by the Artist Collective Ososphere in front of the Palais de l’Europe
Social Event