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The Riga Committee was founded on 23rd May 2000 in Berlin.

The city of Berlin is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Berlin for the Riga Committee is

Ms Petra Lutz
Head
Department for Archives, Libraries, Memorials, Museums and Visual Art Facilities
________________________________________________________

The Governing Mayor of Berlin
Senate Chancellery - Cultural Affairs
Brunnenstraße 188-190
10119 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 90 228 540
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 90 228 455
E-Mail: petra.lutz@kultur.berlin.de

The city of Berlin was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Bielefeld is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Bielefeld for the Riga Committee is

Mrs. Britta Klausing
Office of the Lord Mayor
(Altes Rathaus)
Niederwall 25
33602 Bielefeld
Tel.: + 49 (0)521 / 51 33 05
Fax: + 49 (0)521 / 51 33 80
Email:  britta.klausing@bielefeld.de

The city of Bielefeld was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Dortmund is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Dortmund for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Stefan Mühlhofer
City Archive Dortmund
Director of the Steinwache Memorial Site
Märkische Straße 14
44122 Dortmund
Tel.: + 49 (0)231 / 50-25210
Fax: + 49 (0)231 / 50-26011
Email:  smuehlhofer@stadtdo.de

The city of Dortmund was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Düsseldorf is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Düsseldorf for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Bastian Fleermann
State Capital Düsseldorf
Director of the Memorial and Remembrance Centre
Mühlenstraße 6
40213 Düsseldorf
Tel.: + 49 (0)211 / 89 26202
Fax: + 49 (0)211 / 89 29137
Email: Bastian.Fleermann@duesseldorf.de  
http://www.ns-gedenkstaetten.de/nrw/duesseldorf

The city of Hamburg is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Hamburg for the Riga Committee is

Ms Carola Kollmannsberger
Senate Chancellery of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Planning Staff
Remembrance Culture Department
Hermannstraße 15
20095 Hamburg
Tel.: + 49 (0)40 / 42831-495
Fax: + 49 (0)40 / 4279 15-112
Email: Carola.Kollmannsberger@sk.hamburg.de

The city of Hanover is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Hanover for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Harald Härke
Head of Culture and Personnel
City of Hanover / New Town Hall
Trammplatz 2
30159 Hannover
Tel.: + 49 (0)511 / 168-43916
Fax: + 49 (0)511 / 168-46373
Email: D1@Hannover-Stadt.de

The city of Hanover was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Kassel is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Kassel for the Riga Committee is

Ms Martina Heise-Thonicke
City of Kassel
Department of the Lord Mayor
34112 Kassel
Tel.: + 49 (0)561 / 787-1235
Fax: + 49 (0)561 / 787-881235
Email: Martina.Heise-Thonicke@kassel.de

The city of Kassel was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Cologne is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of German President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Cologne for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Werner Jung
Director
NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne
Appellhofplatz 23-25
50667 Köln
Tel.: + 49 (0)221 / 22 12 63 40
Fax: + 49 (0)221 / 22 12 55 12
Email: werner.jung@stadt-koeln.de
Website: www.nsdok.de

The city of Cologne was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Leipzig is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of German President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Leipzig for the Riga Committee is

Mr Michael Faber
Mayor for Culture
Martin-Luther Ring 4-6
04109 Leipzig
Tel.: +49 (0)341 / 123 4209
Fax: +49 (0)341 / 123 4205
Email: Michael Faber kulturdezernat@leipzig.de

Mayor Michael Faber and Dr. Günter Schmidt, vice-chairman of the city association and member of the state board of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (German War Graves Commission), participated as representatives of the city in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

The city of Münster is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Münster for the Riga Committee is

City Councillor Wolfgang Heuer
Town Hall 1
Klemensstraße 10
48127 Münster
Tel.: +49 (0)251 / 492-7010
Fax: +49 (0)251 / 492-7702
Email: wolfgang.heuer@stadt-muenster.de

The city of Münster was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

In addition, representatives of the city participated in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

The city of Nuremberg is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of German President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

The five member cities Bamberg, Bayreuth, Coburg, Fürth, and Würzburg joined at the same time as co-members.

Contact

of the city of Nuremberg for the Riga Committee is

Ms Martina Mittenhuber
Head of the Human Rights Office
City of Nuremberg
Hans-Sachs-Platz 2
90403 Nürnberg
Tel.: + 49 (0)911 / 231 - 5006
Fax: + 49 (0)911 / 231 - 3040
Email: Martina.Mittenhuber@stadt.nuernberg.de

Website: www.menschenrechte.nuernberg.de

The city of Osnabrück is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of Federal President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

of the city of Osnabrück for the Riga Committee is

Ms Christine Grewe
Department of Culture
Office for Peace Culture
Marienstr. 5-6
49074 Osnabrück
Tel.: +49 (0)541 / 323-2287
Fax: +49 (0)541 / 323-152287
Email: grewe.c@osnabrueck.de

The city of Stuttgart is one of 13 member cities that officially founded the German Riga Committee on Tuesday, 23rd May 2000, in the presence of German President Johannes Rau in Berlin.

Contact

der Stadt Stuttgart für das Riga-Komitee ist

Frau Nadine Seidu
Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart
Kulturamt
41-EK
Koordinierungsstelle Erinnerungskultur
Eberhardstr. 61
70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0)711 / 216-258591
Email: Nadine.Seidu@stuttgart.de
Erreichbar: montags, mittwochs und donnerstags

The city of Stuttgart was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

In addition, representatives of the city participated in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

Added member cities
by date of accession

The city of Bocholt is one of four member cities (No. 19 - 22) that officially joined the German Riga Committee on Thursday, 1st March 2001.

Contact

of the city of Bocholt for the Riga Committee is

Mr Thomas Waschki
First City Councillor
Berliner Platz 1
46395 Bocholt
Tel.: +49 (0)2871 / 953-244
Fax: +49 (0)2871 / 953-115
Email: Thomas Waschki ersterstadtrat@mail.bocholt.de

The city of Bocholt was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

In addition, representatives of the city participated in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

The city of Kiel is one of four member cities (No. 19 - 22) that officially joined the German Riga Committee on Thursday, 1st March 2001.

Contact

of Kiel for the Riga Committee is

Ms Gabriele Vosgerau
City of Kiel
Office of the City President
International Relations
Rathaus, Fleethörn 9
24103 Kiel
Tel.: +49 (0)431 / 901-251
Email: Gabriele.vosgerau@kiel.de

The city of Kiel was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative journey on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki as well as at the 2nd joint commemorative journey "Remembering deportation and extermination in Europe" at the 75th anniversary of the deportations from 3rd to 6th July 2017.

The city of Lübeck is one of four member cities (No. 19 - 22) that officially joined the German Riga Committee on Thursday, 1st March 2001.

Contact

of the city of Lübeck for the Riga Committee is

Ms Nina Jakubczyk
Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Cultural Office
Schildstraße 12
23539 Lübeck
Tel.: + 49 (0)451 / 122-4334
Fax: + 49 (0)451 / 122-4106
Email: nina.jakubczyk@luebeck.de

The City of Vienna is the only foreign city that actively and decisively supported the foundation. It later officially joined the German Riga Committee as one of four member cities (No. 19 - 22) on Thursday, 1st March 2001.

Contact

of the City of Vienna for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Oskar Wawra
Director for International Relations
Municipal Affairs of the City of Vienna
European and International Affairs

Or

Silvia Friedrich
Deputy Head of Division
European and International Affairs
Friedrich Schmidt-Platz 3
A-1082 Wien
Tel.: + 43-1-4000-82565
Fax: + 43-1-4000-7200
Email: silvia.friedrich@wien.gv.at

The City of Vienna was represented at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki by its own delegation under the leadership of the President of the State Parliament, Prof. Harry Kopietz.

The city of Bremen officially joined the German Riga Committee on Monday, 5th November 2001, as the 23rd member city.

Contact

of the city of Bremen for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Annette Lang
Head of Department
Freie Hansestadt Bremen
Senatskanzlei
Department 32 International Cooperation and Development Cooperation
Ansgaritorstraße 22
28195 Bremen
Tel. 0421-361 4041
E-Mail: annette.lang@sk.bremen.de 
www.rathaus.bremen.de

The city of Bremen was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Steinfurt officially joined the German Riga Committee as the 24th member city on Monday, 4th February 2002.

Contact

of the city of Steinfurt for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Stefan Elpers
Main and Personnel Office
Emsdettener Str. 40
48565 Steinfurt
Tel.: +49 (0)2552 / 925108
Fax: +49 (0)2552 / 925473
Email: elpers@stadt-steinfurt.de

The town of Warendorf officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 25th member town on Wednesday, 20th February 2002.

Contact

of the city of Warendorf for the Riga Committee is

Mayor Axel Linke
City of Warendorf
Lange Kesselstraße 4-6
48231 Warendorf
Tel.: + 49 (0)25 81 / 54 - 1001
Fax: + 49 (0)25 81 / 54 - 2901
Email: ulrike.jakisch@warendorf.de  (Büro Bürgermeister)

The city of Paderborn officially joined the German Riga Committee on Sunday, 10th March 2002, as the 26th member city.

Contact

of the city of Paderborn for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Wilhelm Grabe
City and District Archives Paderborn
Pontanusstr. 55
33102 Paderborn
Tel.: +49 (0)5251 / 88-2768
Fax: +49 (0)5251 / 88-2047
Email: w.grabe@paderborn.de 

The city of Dresden officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 27th member city on Thursday, 15th May 2003.

Contact

of the city of Dresden for the Riga Committee is

Ms Anja Krebs
State Capital Dresden
Office of the Lord Mayoress
Dr.-Külz-Ring 19
01067 Dresden
Tel.: +49 (0)351 / 488 2177
Fax: +49 (0)351 / 488 2146
Email: akrebs@dresden.de

The city of Dresden was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Billerbeck officially joined the German Riga Committee as the 28th member city on Monday, 6th June 2005.

Contact

of the city of Billerbeck for the Riga Committee is

Mayor Marion Dirks
Markt 1
48727 Billerbeck
Tel.: +49 (0)2543 / 7318
Fax: +49 (0)2543 / 7350
Email: dirks@billerbeck.de

The town of Billerbeck was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

In addition, representatives of the city participated in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

The city of Vreden officially joined the German Riga Committee as the 29th member city on Thursday, 14th September 2006.

Contact

of the city of Vreden for the Riga Committee is

Ms Gabriele Terhalle
Dept. School, Youth, Sport and Culture
Burgstr. 14
48691 Vreden
Tel.: +49 (0)2564 / 303 208
Email: gabriele.terhalle@vreden.de

The city of Coesfeld officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 30th member city on Thursday, 9th November, 2006.

Contact

of the city of Coesfeld for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Norbert Damberg M.A.
City Archive
Walkenbrückenstraße 25
48653 Coesfeld
Tel.: +49 (0)2541 / 939-3010
Email: norbert.damberg@coesfeld.de

The city of Coesfeld was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Bochum officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 31st member city on Saturday, 27th January, 2007.

Contact

of the city of Bochum for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Ulrich Kreutz
Town Hall
Office of the Lord Mayor
44777 Bochum
Tel.: +49 (0)234 / 910-2668
Fax: +49 (0)234 / 910-1102
Email: lmethling@bochum.de

The city of Gelsenkirchen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 32nd member city on Thursday, 8th November, 2007.

Contact

of the city of Gelsenkirchen for the Riga Committee is

Deputy Mayor Werner Wöll
c/o City of Gelsenkirchen
Council and Administration Department
Bochumer Straße 12 - 16
45875 Gelsenkirchen
Tel.: +49 (0)209 / 1 69-23 02
Fax: +49 (0)209 / 1 69-35 26
Email: wwoell@gelsennet.de

The city of Gelsenkirchen was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

More information on this topic can be found on the homepage of GELSENZENTRUM - Non-Profit Association for the Regional Culture and History of Gelsenkirchen

The city of Magdeburg officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 33rd member city on Monday, 25th February 2008.

Contact

of the city of Magdeburg for the Riga Committee is

Ms. Simone Borris, Deputy Mayor
Department V
Social Affairs, Youth and Health
Wilhelm-Höpfner-Ring 4
39116 Magdeburg
Tel.: +49 (0)391 / 540 - 3220
Fax: +49 (0)391 / 540 - 3223
Email: simone.borris@stadt.magdeburg.de

The city of Magdeburg was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

On the first weekend of November 2012 (2 - 4.11.) the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, Magdeburg, held a symposium of the Riga Committee. This was a continuation of the impressive meeting of the representatives of the member cities in Riga in July 2010. Together with the War Graves Commission in Saxony-Anhalt, the state capital of Magdeburg offered opportunities for encounters, exchanges and the further development of joint activities within the framework of this symposium.

The city of Recklinghausen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 34th member city on Thursday, 5th March 2009.

Contact

of the city of Recklinghausen for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Dr. jur. B.-Sebastian Sanders
Department of Social Affairs/Dezernat II
Stadt Recklinghausen
Rathaus
Rathausplatz 3
45657 Recklinghausen
Tel. +49 (0)2361 / 50-1120
Email: sebastian.sanders@recklinghausen.de

The city of Recklinghausen was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

In addition, representatives of the city participated in the First Symposium of the German Riga Committee in Magdeburg from 2nd-4th November 2012.

The city of Gütersloh officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 35th member city on Monday, 9th November, 2009.

Contact

of the city of Gütersloh for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Frank Mertens
Integration Officer of the City of Gütersloh
Head of Department - Council and Mayor's Office
Town Hall I, Room 106
Berliner Straße 70
33330 Gütersloh
Tel.: +49 (0)5241 / 822442
Fax: +49 (0)5241 / 823269
Email: frank.mertens@gt-net.de

The city of Gütersloh was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and at the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The cities of Haltern am See and Marl officially joined the German Riga Committee on Wednesday, 27th January, 2010, independently of each other, as the 36th and 37th member cities.

Contact

of the city of Haltern am See for the Riga Committee is

Press Officer Georg Bockey
City of Haltern am See
City Hall
Dr.-Conrads-Straße 1
45721 Haltern am See
Tel.: +49 (0)2364 / 933-402
Fax: +49 (0)2364 / 933-111
Email: Georg.Bockey@haltern.de

The cities of Marl and Haltern am See officially joined the German Riga Committee on Wednesday, 27th January, 2010, independently of each other, as the 36th and 37th member cities.

Contact

of the city of Marl for the Riga Committee is

Ms Jennifer Radscheid
City of Marl
Carl-Duisberg-Str. 165
45772 Marl
Tel.: +49 (0)2365 / 99-2699
Fax: +49 (0)2365 / 99-2111
Email: jennifer.radscheid@marl.de

The city of Viersen officially joined the German Riga Committee as the 38th member city on Monday, 14th June 2010.

Contact

of the city of Viersen for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Udo van Neer
Brabanter Straße 131a
41751 Viersen
Tel.: + 49 (0) 2162 / 95430
Fax: + 49 (0)2162 /
Email: udo.van.neer@t-online.de

The city of Viersen was represented by its own delegation at the commemorative trip on the 10th anniversary of the German Riga Committee and the commemoration ceremony on 9th July 2010 in Riga-Bikernieki.

The city of Herford officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 39th member city on Tuesday, 17th May 2011.

Contact

of the city of Herford for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Christoph Laue
Municipal Archives Herford/City Archives Herford
Amtshausstr.2
D-32051 Herford
Tel.: +49 (0)5221 / 132-213
Fax: +49 (0)5221 / 132-252
Email: c.laue@kreis-herford.de

The city of Moers officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 40th member city on Tuesday, 4th October 2011.

Contact

of the city of Moers for the Riga Committee is

Mrs. Michaela Sämisch
Office of the Mayor
Rathausplatz 1
47441 Moers
Tel.: +49 (0)2841 / 201206
Email: michaela.saemisch@moers.de

The city of Marburg officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 41st member city on Tuesday, 4th September 2012.

Contact

of the University City of Marburg for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Dieter Finger
Magistrate of the University City of Marburg
Barfüßerstraße 50
35037 Marburg
Tel.: + 49 (0)6421 / 201 381
Fax: + 49 (0)6421 / 201 300
Email: dieter.finger@marburg-stadt.de

The city of Bünde officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 42nd member city on Friday, 9th November, 2012.

Contact

of the city of Bünde for the Riga Committee is

Mrs. Sabine Bartetzko
City of Bünde
Office of the Mayor
Bahnhofstraße 13+15
32257 Bünde
Tel.: +49 (0)5223 / 161230
Email: s.bartetzko@buende.de

The city of Stadtlohn officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 43rd member city on Tuesday, 11th December 2012.

Contact

of Stadtlohn for the Riga Committee is

Ulrich Söbbing
City Archive Stadtlohn
Markt 3
48703 Stadtlohn
Tel.: +49 (0)2563 / 97797
Fax: +49 (0)2563 / 409654
Email: Ulrich Söbbing archiv@stadtlohn.de

The city of Dülmen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 44th member city on Friday, 24th January 2014.

Contact

of the city of Dülmen for the Riga Committee is

Mrs. Esther Joy Dohmen
Adult Education Centre City of Dülmen
Münsterstr. 29
48249 Dülmen
Tel.: +49 (0)2594/12415
Email: e.dohmen@duelmen.de

The city of Ahlen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 46th member city on Sunday, 26th January 2014.

Contact

of the city of Ahlen for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Frank Merschhaus
Department 1 / Press Office
City of Ahlen
Westenmauer 10
59227 Ahlen
Tel.: + 49 (0)2382 / 59-455
Fax: + 49 (0) 2382 / 59-441
Email: merschhaus@stadt.ahlen.de

The city of Drensteinfurt officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 45th member city on Sunday, 26th January 2014.

Contact

of the city of Drensteinfurt for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Gregor Stiefel
Department 4 - Archives and Culture
City of Drensteinfurt
Postfach 1260
48310 Drensteinfurt
Tel.: + 49 (0)2508 / 995-122
Fax: + 49 (0)2508 / 995-6137
Email: g.stiefel@drensteinfurt.de

The city of Werne officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 47th member city on Monday, 19th May 2014.

Contact

of the city of Werne for the Riga Committee is

Mrs Gabriele Kuschyk
Mayor's Office
City of Werne
Konrad-Adenauer-Platz 1
59368 Werne 
Tel.: + 49 (0)2389 71-319
Fax: + 49 (0)2389 71-323
Email: g.kuschyk@werne.de

The city of Gescher officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 48th member city on Tuesday, 27th May 2014.

Contact

of the city of Gescher for the Riga Committee is

Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff
City of Gescher
Marktplatz 1
48712 Gescher
Tel.: + 49 (0)2542/60-0
Fax: + 49 (0)2542/60-123
Email: info@gescher.de

The town of Mainbernheim officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 49th member town on Wednesday, 16th July 2014.

Contact

of the city of Mainbernheim for the Riga Committee is

Mayor Peter Kraus
City of Mainbernheim
Rathausplatz 1 
97350 Mainbernheim
Tel.: + 49 (0)9323/8042-37
Fax: + 49 (0)9323/8042-33
Email: buergermeister@mainbernheim.de

The city of Krefeld officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 50th member city on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014.

Contact

of the city of Krefeld for the Riga Committee is

Ms Sandra Franz
NS Documentation Centre Villa Merländer
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 42
47799 Krefeld 
Tel.: + 49 (0) 2151 / 50 35 53
Fax: + 49 (0) 2151 / 86 27 10
Email: sandra.franz@krefeld.de

The city of Rheine officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 51st member city on Tuesday, 27th January, 2015.

Contact

of the city of Rheine for the Riga Committee is

Mr Oliver Jansen

City of Rheine
The Mayor
Department of Education, Youth, Family and Social Affairs
Klosterstr. 14
48431 Rheine 
Tel.: +49 (0)5971 / 939 668
Fax: +49 (0)5971 / 939 503
Email: oliver.jansen@rheine.de

The city of Telgte officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 52nd member city on Friday, 6th February 2015.

Contact

of the city of Telgte for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Marc-André Spliethoff
Department 1 Control / Central Services
Baßfeld 4
648291 Telgte
Tel.: +49 (0)2504 / 13247
Fax: +49 (0)2504 / 13228
Email: marc-andre.spliethoff@telgte.de

The city of Herten officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 53rd member city on Wednesday, 10th June 2015.

Contact

of the city of Herten for the Riga Committee is

Ms Julia Döring
Department 1.1 Personnel, Organisation and Council Affairs
City of Herten
Kurt-Schumacher-Straße 2
45699 Herten
Tel.: + 49 (0)2366 / 303-356
Fax: + 49 (0)2366 / 303-
Email: j.doering@herten.de

The city of Ahaus officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 54th member city on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015.

Contact

of the city of Ahaus for the Riga Committee is

Mrs. Karen Jungkamp
City of Ahaus
Department of Education, Culture, Sport
Rathausplatz 1
48683 Ahaus
Tel.: + 49 (0)2561 / 72-321
Fax: + 49 (0)2561 / 72-81 321
Email: K.Jungkamp@ahaus.de

The city of Mönchengladbach officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 55th member city on Friday, 2nd March 2018.

Contact

of the city of Mönchengladbach for the Riga Committee is

Mr Michael Oehlers
Office of the Lord Mayor
Protocol Department
City Hall Abbey
Rathausplatz 1
41061 Mönchengladbach
Tel.: + 49 (0) 2161 / 25-2510
Fax: + 49 (0) 2161 / 25-2518
Email: michael.oehlers@moenchengladbach.de 

The city of Oberhausen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 56th member city on Wednesday, 27th June 2018.

Contact

of the city of Oberhausen for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Daniel Erkens
Speaker of the Lord Mayor
City Hall Oberhausen
Schwartzstraße 72
46045 Oberhausen
Tel.: + 49 (0) 208 / 825-2296
Fax: + 49 (0) 208 / 825-5000
Email: daniel.erkens@oberhausen.de 

The city of Leverkusen officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 57th member city on Wednesday, 19th September 2018.

Contact

of the city of Leverkusen for the Riga Committee is

Ms. Ursula Siewert
City of Leverkusen
Mayor, Council and Districts
Friedrich-Ebert-Platz 1
51373 Leverkusen
Tel. +49(0)214-406 88 73
Fax +49(0)214-406 88 79
E-Mail: Ursula.siewert@stadt.leverkusen.de

The city of Borken officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 58th member city on Sunday, 14th October 2018.

Contact

of the city of Borken for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Norbert Fasse
Head of the Borken Municipal Archives
Im Piepershagen 17 
46325 Borken
Tel.: +49 (0)2861 / 939 217 
Fax: +49 (0)2861 / 939 62 217
E-Mail: norbert.fasse@borken.de

The municipality of Südlohn officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 59th member municipality on Thursday, 18th October 2018.

Contact

of the municipality Südlohn for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Matthias Lüke
Head of Order and Social Affairs
Municipality Südlohn
Winterswyker Str. 1
46354 Südlohn
Tel.: + 49 (0) 2862 / 58230
Fax: + 49 (0) 2862 / 58259
Email: matthias.lueke@suedlohn.de

The city of Bottrop officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 60th member city on Sunday, 27th January, 2019.

Contact

of the city of Bottrop for the Riga Committee is

Ms Heike Biskup
Director of the Bottrop Municipal Archives
Blumenstraße 12 - 14
46236 Bottrop
Tel.: +49(0)2041-703754
E-Mail: heike.biskup@bottrop.de

The city of Wesel officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 61st member city on Tuesday, 5th February 2019.

Contact

of the city of Wesel for the Riga Committee is

Dr. Martin Roelen
City of Wesel
Archive Team
An der Zitadelle 2
46483 Wesel
Tel.: + 49 (0)281/1645 403
Fax: + 49 (0)281/1645 397
E-Mail: martin.roelen@wesel.de

The municipality of Heek officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 62nd member municipality on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019.

Contact

of the municipality of Heek for the Riga Committee is

Jürgen Lammers
Municipality of Heek
Department of General Administration, School, Youth and Culture
Bahnhofstraße 60
48619 Heek
Tel.: + 49 (0)2568 / 93 00 20
Fax: + 49 (0)2568 / 93 00 40
E-Mail: j.lammers@heek.de

The municipality of Nottuln officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 63rd member city on Tuesday, 14th January 2020.

Contact

of the municipality of Nottuln for the Riga Committee is

Christian Wermert
Municipality of Nottuln
Head of Marketing, Tourism, Archive, Town Twinning, Online Editorial Office
Stiftsstraße 4
48301 Nottuln
Tel.: + 49 (0)2502 / 942 128
E-Mail: wermert@nottuln.de

The city of Lemgo officially joined the German Riga Committee as its 64th member city on Friday, 5th June 2020.

Contact

of the city of Lemgo for the Riga Committee is

Mr. Fabian Schröder
Head of Museums
City of Lemgo
Rathaus, Marktplatz 1
32657 Lemgo
Telefon: + 49 (0) 5261 / 213 463
Telefax: + 49 (0) 5261 / 213 5210
E-Mail: f.schroeder@lemgo.de

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