Vice Mayor of Vienna Vassilakou Visits Los Angeles

Vice Mayor Vassilakou and Austrian Consul General Ulrike Ritzinger in LA.

Vice Mayor Vassilakou and Austrian Consul General Ulrike Ritzinger in LA.

Vice Mayor of the City of Vienna, Maria Vassilakou, visited Los Angeles and participated in a panel discussion entitled  “Democracy at Community Level” on February 24, 2016. The event addressed questions pertaining to enhanced public engagement and voter participation at community level. It was jointly organized by the Austrian and Swiss consulates general in cooperation with Zocalo Public Square. Additional panelists included Grayce Liu, head of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment of the City of Los Angeles and Bruno Kaufmann, correspondent of SwissInfo.