Ceremonies


Opening ceremony

 

May 23th : 1:45 pm to 4:30 pm

 

The opening ceremony will take place at Hôtel de Région Montrochet in Lyon, where the Regional Council of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes sits, the deliberative assembly of the French region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

We are glad to welcome two speakers for the opening speeches :

Ambassador Sylvie Bermann, Ambassador of France to Russia 🇷🇺, who will speak at our opening ceremony. Formerly French Ambassador to China 🇨🇳 and French Ambassador to the United Kingdom 🇬🇧 but also Director for United Nations, International Organizations, Human Rights and Francophony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (France).

Manga Kuoh, Professor at EDHEC, formerly resident official of the IMF & World Bank in Cameroon.

 

How do I get there ?

1 Esplanade François Mitterrand, 69002 Lyon

  • Tram T1 stop “Hôtel de Région – Montrochet”

 

Closing ceremony

 

May 26th: 2:00pm to 5:pm

 

The closing ceremony will take place at Espace de l’Ouest Lyonnais in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon.

We are glad to welcome one speaker for the closing speeches :

Pascal Turlan, judicial cooperation adviser and head of judicial cooperation at the International Criminal Court – Office of the Prosecutor ⚖️.

 

How do I get there ?

6 Rue Nicolas Sicard, 69005 Lyon

  • From Perrache station: line C21, Nicolas Sicard stop (15 minutes)
  • From the Gorge de Loup metro station: line C21, Nicolas Sicard stop (15 minutes)
  • From Part Dieu station: Tram T1 direction Perrache then line C21 stop Nicolas Sicard