Open Borders: Unavoidable or Unnecessary?

Globalization has been a growing force since the Industrial Revolution, removing barriers to the movement of goods, capital and people. Yet today, the movement of people is hindered by mounting fears of terrorism, migration and geopolitical instability. Are open borders a real threat?

- Why do we block the free movement of people?
- What would be the consequences of open borders?

Simultaneous interpretation in English and German

This session is on the record and webcast live.