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World Forum for Democracy 2015 – Freedom vs control: For a democratic response

Strasbourg, France 19 November 2015
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World Forum for Democracy 2015 – Freedom vs control: For a democratic response

The Congress will take an active part in the World Forum for Democracy (Strasbourg, 18-20 November 2015), which, this year, will be centred around the theme ‘Freedom vs. control: For a democratic response’. The Congress will sponsor in particular three working session (Labs) on 19 November 2015. Congress members Dusica Davidovic (Serbia, SOC), Member of the City Council of Nis, will speak in Lab 9 on “Intercultural responses”, Andrée Buchmann (France, SOC), member of the Alsace Regional Council, will address Lab 11 on “Freedom games”, and Leen Verbeek (Netherlands, SOC), King’s Commissioner of the Province of Flevoland and Vice-President of the Congress, will be speaker of Lab 12 “Countering radicalisation”. Congress Secretary General Andreas Kiefer and Denis Huber, Head of the Congress Co-operation and External Relations Service will respectively moderate Labs 11 and 9. In addition, the Congress will be represented by Clemens Lammerskitten (Germany, EPP/CCE) Member of the Niedersachsen Parliament and Vice-President of the Congress at the official opening of the Forum. Nawel Rafik Elmrini (France, SOC) Nataliya Romanova (Ukraine, ILDG), Dobrica Milovanovic (Serbia, EPP/CCE) and Angelika Kordfelder (Germany, SOC) will also participate in the event.