Wim Kok, former Prime Minister of The Netherlands and President, Club of Madrid
Dr. Howard Duncan, Metropolis Project
"Cities of Migration showcases the exceptional value of sharing local experiences. Global cities need to find common points of comparison in their quest to enhance their integration experience."
Joe Berridge, Urban Strategies
"Best cities are flexible, innovative, and they find solutions. They create opportunities for themselves and others -and seize them."
Melinda Crane, freelance journalist; news anchor; Quadriga talk show host, Deutsche Welle-TV
Francesca Froy, OECD LEED Programme
"Cities need to anticipate what is happening in the global economy and how that might relate to local strengths and assets"
Ulrich Kober, Bertelsmann Stiftung
"The success of international practices helps us address shared challenges. At Bertelsmann Stiftung, we believe we should learn from the world."
Sir Richard Leese, Manchester City Council
Ali Eteraz,critically-acclaimed author, Children of Dust, winner of the 2009 NewStatesman Book of the Year
Raja Miah, M.B.E. Founder, PeaceMaker
John DeStefano Jr., City of New Haven
Vijaya Vaidyanath, Waitakere City Council
Ratna Omidvar, Maytree
"100 Good Ideas in Integration! Cities of Migration is leading by example, sparking new conversations, connecting city leaders. I hope you can join us."
Daniel De Torres, Barcelona Municipality
Marnix Norder, The Municipality of The Hague
Julia Deans, Toronto City Summit Alliance
Hugo Seabra, Gulbenkian Foundation
Tufyal Choudhury, Open Society Institute
Jose Ramon Fernandez-Pena, Welcome Back Initiative
Susan Marjetti, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
"Change is hard, and there's always resistance, but to be relevant, you have to reflect your community."
City of Stuttgart
Vince Donovan, South Wales Police Service
Ramazan Salman, Ethno-Medical Centre
Alan Broadbent, Maytree Foundation
Maelenn Le Capitaine, France Terre d'Asile
Justin Treagus, OMEGA
Ali Eteraz, author, Children of Dust, winner of the 2009 New Statesman Books of the Year
Kica Matos, The Atlantic Philanthropies
Raheel Mohammed, The Young Foundation
Rokhaya Diallo, Les Indivisibles
"National identity is neither static, nor monolithic, but in a constant state of evolution."
Stefania Gavin, The Gate Project
Elizabeth McIssac, TRIEC
Bashy Quraishy, European Network Against Racism
"The question of the opportunity agenda is timely. What is it? who influences and shapes it? and who will it benefit?"
Greg Clark, OPENCities
"City leadership is at the heart of city success...cities do not succeed by accident."