Past Event

Reopening: Upper Rhine

As European borders reopen this is a unique and valuable time to conduct a “temperature reading” of diverse actors about the local impact of the Covid-19 response.

Date: June 16, 2020, 12:30 pm Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

livestream @ 12:30 CET

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For this second event of Reopening Europe we will livestream from the town of Marckolsheim. A symbolic place of the borders of Europe, where remnants of the Maginot Line fortification left over from the Second World War can still be seen. Today this is one of the many towns of a euro-district which includes French and German local administrative cooperation.

We will explore how in such a peculiar cross-border region COVID-19 has affected people’s situations, local institutions, and the economy. What are their hopes and fears going forward? And what are their perceptions of Europe?

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This event is online only.

You will be able to access the livestream on this page, TwitterYoutube, and Facebook without any registration.

Schedule

Jun 16, 2020

12:30-13:30

Conversation

Chair: Giuseppe Porcaro, Head of Outreach and Governance

Jean-Baptiste Cuzin, head of cross-border, European and international cooperation of the local government of the "Grand Est" region

Lioba Markl-Hummel, Senior Project Manager, Eurodistrict Strasbourg-Ortena

Frédéric Pfliegersdoerffer, Mayor of Marckolsheim

Speakers

Giuseppe Porcaro

Head of Outreach and Governance

Jean-Baptiste Cuzin

head of cross-border, European and international cooperation of the local government of the "Grand Est" region

Lioba Markl-Hummel

Senior Project Manager, Eurodistrict Strasbourg-Ortena

Frédéric Pfliegersdoerffer

Mayor of Marckolsheim

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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