The Charlemagne Prize in Germany: Its History, Arlington Connection, a

Please join us in a panel discussion on the Charlemagne Prize in Germany:  Its History, Arlington Connection and 2022 Award to Belarusian Activists.  

The International Charlemagne Prize is awarded annually in Aachen, Germany, to recognize exceptional work done for European unity. Since Arlington is a sister city of Aachen, Arlington representatives have been invited to attend the prize ceremonies. 
A political officer from the German Embassy will discuss the purpose and history of the esteemed prize and Arlington County Board Member, Libby Garvey, will discuss her experiences attending past prize ceremonies.  Panelists also will talk about the three remarkable Belarusian democracy activists who won the 2022 prize (Maria Kalesnikava, Svietlana Tsikhanouskaya, and Veronica Tsepkalo).
The event is co-sponsored by the Aachen Committee and Ivano-Frankivsk Committee.



  • Tuesday, February 07, 2023 | 06:30 PM


Marymount University Ballston Center Auditorium, 1000 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA, 22201, View Map

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