Pan-European Memorial to the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels (programme)

April 11, 2017
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European Parliament, Brusels

Wednesday 26 April 2017 from 16.30 -18.30 

room: JAN 6Q1

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PROGRAMME

Moderator: Göran Lindblad, President, Platform of European Memory and Conscience, SE

16.30–16.40

  • Welcome and opening remarks – László Tőkés, MEP, RO

16.40-16.45

  • Video message from Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

16.45-17.00

  • The role of education in prevention of future totalitarianisms – Milan Zver, MEP, former Minister of Education, SI

17.00-17.20

  •  A new monument in the Brussels landscape? – Geoffroy Coomans de Brachène, Alderman for Town Planning and Heritage, City of Brussels

17.20-17.40

  • Introduction and announcement of the international competitionNeela Winkelmann, Managing Director, Platform of European Memory and Conscience, CZ

17.40-18.00

  • What would a monument to the victims of Europe’s totalitarianism signal to the worldprof. Hannes H. Gissurarson, School of Social Sciences, University of Reykjavik, Iceland

18.00-18.20

  • Discussion

18.20-18.30

  • Concluding remarks – Pavel Svoboda, MEP, CZ, Chair, Committtee on Legal Affairs

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18.30-19.30

  •   Refreshments – MEP SALON, ground floor

Contact: Dr. Neela Winkelmann, Managing Director, Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Londýnská 43, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic, tel.: +420-222 561 053

director@memoryandconscience.eu, www.memoryandconscience.eu

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