Official opening

Council of Europe Hemicycle

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

  • Ms Pascale BOISTARD, Secretary of State for Women's Rights, Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights
  • 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, Chair of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

  • Mr Yuk HUI, Hong Kong, Researcher, Digital Media, Leuphana University, Germany
  • 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 Henry B. TAM, UK, Director of Cambridge University’s Forum for Youth Participation & Democracy
  • Ms Pascale THUMERELLE, France, Vice-President, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Vivendi
Lightshow by the Artist Collective Ososphere in front of the Palais de l’Europe followed by a reception