"Welt: Bürger gefragt" - North-South Partnerships
The event was opened by Dr. Gisela Splett MdL, State Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Baden-Württemberg and Dr. Karl-Hans Schmid, Foundation for Development Cooperation (SEZ).
During the 3-hour event also the Burundi meeting took place.
The state of Baden-Württemberg has a partnership with Burundi. Burundi was represented by a delegation. S.E. Laurant Kavakure, Foreign Minister of Burundi, reported on the progress that that the partnership already brought for his country. Representatives of civil society discussed with him new possibilities of cooperation.
In discussion about "North-South partnerships" Dr. Gisela Splett (MdL) and Dr. Ute Heinbuch, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) were also available for exchange in plenary.
The moderation had Dr. Regina Fein and Dr. Dieter Heidtmann of the Evangelical Academy Bad Boll.