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Citizens’ Dialogue in Prague

Praag, Tsjechië
© Anton Bussemaker
date May 30, 2016
city Prague, Czech Republic
location Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Poupětova 1 Show location
organisation European Commission (EC) i

Dialogue with European Commissioner VĚRA JOUROVÁ and Czech PM BOHUSLAV SOBOTKA

30 May 2016, Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Poupětova 1, Prague, Czech Republic

Highlights of the event

From the audience


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