Cities – usually engines of growth, progress, and personal freedom – and their citizens have become vulnerable targets of terrorism. How do security threats affect communities and social cohesion in cities? Are there common approaches to respond to such threats, be it in Paris, London, Berlin, or any other city?

Next year could be the most consequential for Europe since the Berlin Wall fell, or maybe even since the end of World War II. It is no exaggeration to say that the European Union's future lies in the balance.

Amb. Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference and Senior Professor for Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice at the Hertie School of Governance, for TIME Magazine

Further information


Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft
Christiane Timmerhaus
Project Manager


T. +49 (0)172 619 52 28


The event is organised in cooperation with the Munich Security Conference and LSE Cities.

Event details

17 Februar 2017, 9.00 to 10.30 p.m.
Tresor @H‘Ugo’s
Promenadeplatz 1-3
80333 Munich


by invitation only