Antwerp Diamond Election Debate
AWDC is organizing a special, Diamond-themed Election Debate on September 6!
In the run-up to the local elections on October 14 2018, the AWDC is organizing an election debate on Thursday, September 6. This special debate, covering a wide variety of relevant issues and diamond-related topics, takes place at 4 pm in the Antwerpsche Diamantkring.
When: Thursday, September 6 - 4:00 PM
Where: Antwerpsche Diamantkring, Hoveniersstraat 2
During the debate, five important Antwerp politicians will engage in a discussion moderated by journalist Indra Dewitte:
- Kris Peeters – CD&V
- Wouter Van Besien - Groen
- Ludo Van Campenhout – NVA
- Philippe De Backer – Open Vld
- Jinnih Beels – Sp.a
They will be asked to discuss five statements and questions concerning local, national and international issues related to the diamond industry:
- The Antwerp diamond square mile needs a makeover
- The gold and jewelry shops around the station give the diamond square mile a bad reputation
- Is the city of Antwerp making enough efforts to promote Antwerp as the most important diamond trading center worldwide?
- Access to Belgian banks is essential for a Belgian industry
- What should be done to ensure the future of Antwerp as a diamond trading hub?
Would you like to know the positions of these political parties regarding these matters? Then don’t miss out on the Diamond Election Debate.
Registration is mandatory. Places are limited and registrations are on a first come, first served basis. Please register below!