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The Mayors and figures received at the City Hall since the beginning of the term of office

The Mayors and figures received at the City Hall

As an important capital city on the international scene, Paris receives the mayors of major world cities and leading figures.


2006

30 January: the mayor of Rome, Mr Walter Veltroni
20 February: the mayor of Montreal, Mr Grald Tremblay
7 March: Ms Hauwa Ibrahim, lawyer, citizen of honour of the City of Paris
24 March: the mayor of Turin, Mr Sergio Chiamparino
12 April: the mayor of Casablanca, Mr Mohamed Sajid
3 May: the Prime Minister of the Tunisian Republic, Mr Mohammed Ghannouchi
22 May: the mayor of Madrid, Mr Alberto Ruiz Gallardon
8 June: the Governor of Cairo, Dr Abdel-Azim Wazir
30 June: the mayor of Qubec, Ms Andre Boucher
4 July: the mayor of Washington, Mr Anthony Williams
19 October: the Prime Minister of Armenia, Mr Andranik Margaryan

2005

50 mayors from across the world (Jakarta, Rome, Berlin, London, Barcelona, Athens, Stockholm, Istanbul, Budapest, Pretoria, Toronto, etc.) for a joint initiative following the tsunami which hit South-East Asia
His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, then Cambodia's ambassador to UNESCO, currently King of Cambodia
Ms Leila Shahid, official representative of the Palestinian Authority in France
Mr Klaus Wowereit, mayor of Berlin
Mr Walter Veltroni, mayor of Rome
Mr Vladimir Omeltchenko, mayor of Kiev
Mr Jean-Paul L'Allier, mayor of Quebec
Mr Lars Engberg, mayor of Copenhagen
Mr Manuel Tornare, mayor of Geneva
Mr Pape Diop, mayor of Dakar
Mr Uri Lupolianski, mayor of Jerusalem
Mr Aboubakr Belkora, mayor of Meknes
Mr Tadatoshi Akiba, mayor of Hiroshima
Mr Yorikane Masumoto, mayor of Kyoto

2004

Mr Wang Qishan, mayor of Beijing
3,000 mayors from across the world in May for the creation of the UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments)
Mr Anthony Williams, mayor of Washington
Mr Gilberto Gil, Brazilian Minister for Culture
Mr Simon Compaore, mayor of Ouagadougou
Mr Jean Charest, Prime Minister of Quebec
Ms Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize winner

2003

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Ms Chen Zhili, deputy Prime Minister of China
Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Maronite patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant
Mr Jamel Romero, mayor of Arequipa (Peru)
Mr Klaus Wowereit, mayor of Berlin

2002

Mr Jean-Paul LAllier, mayor of Quebec
Mr Manuel Tornare, mayor of Geneva
Mr Christian Ude, mayor of Munich
Mr Goh Kun, mayor of Seoul
Mr Csar Maia, mayor of Rio de Janeiro
Mr Willie Brown, mayor of San Francisco
Mr Jan Kasl, mayor of Prague

2001

Mr Yuri Luzhkov, mayor of Moscow
Mr Ken Livingstone, mayor of London
Mr Mariano Arana, mayor of Montevideo
Mr Milan Bandic, mayor of Zagreb
Mr Bernard Landry, Prime Minister of Quebec
Mr Tadatoshi Akiba, mayor of Hiroshima
Mr Joan Clos, mayor of Barcelona
Mr Abbs Mohsen, mayor of Tunis
Indian Chief Raoni


The Mayor also has regular contact with the Ambassadors in Paris, who are often received at City Hall. Every year, Bertrand Delano gives his New Year greetings to the diplomatic corps.



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