Celebrating Diversity in Canadian and Swedish Cities
||2017-02-22 10:15 -- 2017-02-22 11:30
||Niagara building, auditorium NI:C0E11
Please note that seats are limited, so we will operate a 'first come, first served' policy.
You are invited to an address given by the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston in the presence of His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf.
His Excellency will share his thoughts on the importance of diversity and inclusion, and how diversity helps us to enrich our societies, followed by a panel discussion between distinguished experts, including the mayors of the cities of Calgary and Malmö, on how we foster social harmony and which approaches to integration are most effective.
The event will take place at Malmö University, Niagara Building, auditorium NI:C0E11, on Wednesday 22 February at 10:30 – Guests must be seated no later than 10:00..
Professor Kerstin Tham, Vice-Chancellor
H.E. David Johnston. Governor General of Canada
Kent Andersson, Mayor of Malmö, Chairman of the City Council
Anna Heide, CSR and Sustainability Manager, MKB Housing
Alia Hogben, Executive Director, Canadian Council of Muslim Women
Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
Maatalii Okalik, President, National Inuit Youth Council, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)
Moderator: Professor Christian Fernandez, Malmö University
Please note that for security reasons, you will be required to present photo ID upon arrival.