Thursday, June 11, morning

Breakfast session (closed doors)

  • Word of welcome from ICAO Secretary General, Mr. Raymond Benjamin
  • Adress and Presentation of the speakers by the Mayor of Montréal, The Honourable Denis Coderre
  • Speech by the Mayor of Miami, Mr. Tomás Regalado                                         

Declaration of opening by the Mayor of Montreal, The Honourable Denis Coderre

Panel of experts “Openness and Vigilance” (closed doors)

  • Ms. Hedieh Mirahmadi, President and founder of the World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE)
  • Ms. Marie-Hélène Bacqué, Sociologist, urban planner and professor at Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
  • Ms. Julie-Anne Boudreau, Researcher and professor at the Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS)

Start of discussions (closed doors): presided by the Mayor of Montreal, The Honourable Denis Coderre

Main themes

  • Theme 1: “Inclusive Cities: the Role of Cities in the Context of Diversity”
  • Theme 2: “Vigilant Cities: Action by Cities in Security and Vigilance”

Thursday, June 11, afternoon

Luncheon conference by the Montreal Council of Foreign Relations (CORIM) (public)

  • Opening remarks by The Honourable Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal
  • Speech by Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris
  • Closing remarks by Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington

Resumption of the working session

  • Consideration and adoption of the Montréal Declaration (closed doors)
  • Consideration of the International Observatory of Mayors on Living Together

Signature of the Montreal Declaration

Press conference