Bristol Hosts National Conference On Twinning With Germany

Over 100 delegates from all over the UK and from counterpart cities in Germany packed into City Hall in Bristol to take part in the British German Association’s conference on twinning with Germany. Mayor Marvin Rees welcomed the delegates and spoke passionally about Bristol’s commitment to internationalism and in particular its links with Hannover. Mayor Herman from Hannover also spoke as part of a panel discussion on the evolving nature of twinning within the BREXIT context. Robert Nicholls chairman of the Hannover Bristol Gesellschaft also spoke and took part in workshops with other delegations. The Bristol Hannover committee was well represented and organised the event with the BGA, supported by Bristol City Council, Airbus, Boehringer-Ingelheim, the German Embassy in London and Burges-Salmon.

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