Diaspora-Engagement: Best practice examples on a regional and national level in development politics
On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014, CoMiDe organised, together with the City of Vienna and the Afrika Vernetzungsplattform, a lobbying event in the Vienna City Hall.
The event took place from 6 to 8.30 p.m, about 100 visitors were present. After an opening by Sandra Frauenberger, Councilwoman for Integration, Women’s Issues, Consumer Protection and Personnel, the following persons spoke on the panel:
Lucia Fresa | Comune di Bologna | Cooperation and human rights office | Bologna
Shams Asadi | Menschenrechtskoordinatorin der Stadt Wien
Martina Schlapbach | Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (DEZA)
Helmuth Hartmeyer | Austrian Development Agency
Annelies Vilim | Director of Globale Verantwortung – Platform for development and humanitarian aid in Austria
Alexis Nshimyimana Neuberg | Africa Networking Platform in Austria (AVP)
The event was moderated by Michael Fanizadeh of theVienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation.
The following video should give a good impression of the event:
A detailed report in German can be downloaded here.