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Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert visited Carmel Convent School (CCS) in New Delhi

19.10.2018 - Press release

Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, former President of the German Parliament and current Chairman, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), visited Carmel Convent School (CCS) in New Delhi on Wednesday, 17th October.

Prof. Dr. Lammert lighting the lamp
Prof. Dr. Lammert lighting the lamp© ZfA

The School, a PASCH –School, under the umbrella of ZfA (Central Agency for German Schools Abroad), hosted a podium discussion in cooperation with the KAS on “The value of democracy and the role of the youth within it”.

Podium discussion
Podium discussion© ZfA

Arshia, Divya, Prisha and Pritika, class XII students of CCS and Alina, Franziska, Ian and Katharina, class XII students of the German School New Delhi (DSND) participated in the debate.

It was in German language and was moderated by Prof. Lammert.

The Topic of the Podium discussion was The value of democracy and the role of the youth within it”
The Topic of the Podium discussion was “The value of democracy and the role of the youth within it”© ZfA

The detailed debate with the students on democracy, liberty and equality impressed Prof. Lammert. Graf v. d. Schulenburg, Head of the Cultural Department complemented that he was impressed by language proficiency of the Indian students and profound understanding of democracy of all students.

Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, former President of the German Parliament and current Chairman, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), visited Carmel Convent School
Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, former President of the German Parliament and current Chairman, Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), visited Carmel Convent School© ZfA

His successor, Johanna Borchardt, who was also present at the function, complemented the state-of-the-art presentation by the students. For her, it was a successful event organised by ZfA in cooperation with KAS.

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