Canadian Global Forum for Inclusion ‚6 Degrees‘ Comes to Berlin

Das Progressive Zentrum supports the event as Knowledge Partner

Das Progressive Zentrum’s Board of Directors member Katarina Niewiedzial talks about social equality in our systems, structures, and policies and if we can learn how to rebuild society in a more inclusive manner at the second Berlin edition of ‚6 Degrees‘ on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020.

Das Progressive Zentrum is excited to be a partner of the second edition of 6 Degrees Berlin, taking place at the Barenboim-Said Akademie, in Berlin, on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. This global forum will feature established and emerging leaders from Canada, Germany, and beyond, as well as performances, unique methods of dialogue, and more.

Among the speakers is Das Progressive Zentrum’s Board of Directors member Katarina Niewiedzial, the Commissioner of the Berlin Senate for Integration and Migration since May 2019. The Canada-based initiative challenges our unsettled age and works to counter growing divisions in society by providing forums around the world for conversations and action on inclusion, diversity, and citizenship.


Katarina Niewiedzial

Member of the Board
Katarina Niewiedzial is a Member of the Board of Das Progressive Zentrum. She serves as the Commissioner for Integration and Migration of the state of Berlin. From 2007 to 2014, she led Das Progressive Zentrum as the founding executive director. Katarina Niewiedzial studied political science and economics in Berlin, Limerick (Ireland) and Oldenburg.
At Das Progressive Zentrum, Diego was a Project Manager and primarily coordinated the annual Progressive Governance Summit and the New Urban Progress transatlantic dialogue. Diego is also currently the Get-Out-the-Vote Coordinator for Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Democrats Abroad. Before that role he was Chair of Democrats Abroad Berlin and also a Bernie Sanders Delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

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