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'Amsterdam is a city where 180 nationalities live next to each other and a role model of integration for Europe'

(27 June 2013)

'Amsterdam is a city where 180 nationalities live next to each other and a role model of integration for Europe'

Commissioner Hahn joined the Mayor of Amsterdam Eberhard Van der Laan on 26 June for a key debate on Europe with around 200 citizens and stakeholders at the city of de Balie debating centre. Speaking at the public debate ‘I Amsterdam, I Europe’ - on the importance of Europe for Amsterdam and its citizens, the Commissioner said "Amsterdam is a city where 180 nationalities live next to each other and role model of integration for Europe".

Speech

Presentation of Professor Zef Hemel, professor on Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Amsterdam on Amsterdam's urban development in the past, present and future in the presence of the deputy-mayor Maarten van Poelgeest responsible for urban planning and climate

 

Meeting with members of the Amsterdam Economic Board (triple helix cooperation) on Amsterdam’s economic and innovation agenda

 

Visit of the EU funded project on medical imaging technology PET-MRI Centre at the VU Medical Centre, a university medical centre: