Stephane Gatignon has been the Mayor of the French town of Sevran near Paris since 2001. He is a member of the French Green Party Europe Écologie Les Verts.
France’s experience with immigration teaches us that unless we provide real equality, including political and social rights, we will always struggle as a society to cope with our changing demographics. For this to happen, we need to step out of our national context and see this as an issue that needs European level and global attention. This includes looking at environmental and social problems from a global perspective.Read more