Bucharest 2011: Urban Policies and Cultural Heritage

Poster_EU_JPEGAfis_lowresA4_webPublic Hearing in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Monica Macovei (EPP - RO) 

Date: 30 March, 2011

Time: 15h00 - 17h00

Location: European Parliament, Building Altiero Spirelli, Room A5E-3, 60 rue Wiertz, Brussels

Four monuments and fifty historical buildings have already been demolished, 1,000 people evicted, entire historical neighbourhoods slated to disappear. This is part of the collateral damage to build a cross-city road.

This hearing will discuss aspects of the urban planning in Bucharest and how to preserve the city's architectural heritage.

Opening: Monica MACOVEI - MEP (EPP, Romania)

Bucharest heritage - Overview: Serban STURDZA - Executive director, Pro Patrimonio Foundation

Unsustainable urban planning: Gruia BADESCU - Urban designer, Platform for Bucharest

The Buzesti-Berzei demolitions: Roxana WRING - President Pro_Do_Mo Association; Doina VELLA - Vice-president, Pro_Do_Mo Association

Q&A / Debate and conclusions