Opening Panel Debate

Date & Time: 
Fri, 24/03/2017 -
18:00 to 20:00


The 24th of March the Millenium Festival will start with the Opening Panel Debate which will take place at BOZAR at 6pm on the thematic :



(English only)


In a world every day more globalized, the fields of development and international cooperation are in transition.


Why are the relationships between citizens and institutions dysfunctional?

What do we need to establish a new type of relation between the decision-makers and the people? What role could art play to resolve this disconnection?


This debate represents a unique opportunity to list to a panel of prestigious speakers, express and exchange your convictions with them:

  • Stefano ManservisiDirector General of Directorate General ‘International Cooperation and Development' (DEVCO).
  • Dr. Patrick I. Gomes, Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP).
  • Marie Arena, Eurodeputize.
  • Ivan Krastev, Political Scientist, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and board member of the international Crisis Group (International Crisis Group).
  • Paul Dujardin, General Director and Artistic Director of BOZAR.


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