Opening Ceremony - Inaugural Lectures

Opening Ceremony of the Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy.


Welcome to the delegations, opening speech to debates and inaugural lectures with speakers from around the globe.

Wednesday, 7 December - 6 p.m-8 p.m
Languages : FR - EN - ES - PT

Followed by cocktail reception and art event.


Eric Piolle Mayor of Grenoble and President of the IOPD in 2022 (France)

Marc Serra Solé Municipal Councillor of Barcelona, Secretary General of the IOPD (Spain)

Jean-Marc Yacé Mayor of Cocody and Co-President of the IOPD (Ivory Coast)

Clara Brugada Mayor of Iztapalapa and Co-President of the IOPD (Mexico)

Eduardo Paes Mayor of Rio de Janeiro and President of the IOPD in 2023 (Brazil)

Inaugural lecture

Elisa Loncon (Chile)

Gerson Almeida (Brazil)

Magali Plovie President of the French-speaking Brussels Parliament (Belgium)

Marion Carrel Professeure des Universités en sociologie, Université de Lille-CeRIES (France)

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