Rotary International Convention HH2019

Hamburg, 31.05 .-02.06.2019: More than 25,000 Rotarians from more than 133 countries participated in the convention, which took place in Germany for the first time in more than 30 years. The House of Friendship presented the diverse worldwide charity projects and activities. For five days, Rotarians discussed topics from End Polio Now to friendship, leadership or diversity. Our senior partner Prof. Ehlers, President of the Rotary Club Munich 2019/2020, participated on Friday in the reception of the Russian delegation and the corresponding country committees on the Grand Sailor Sedova. On Saturday morning, Prof. Ehlers hosted the 3k polio run around the Alster, a meeting with RI President 2020/2021 Holger Knaack, a German in Rotary’s 110-year history for the first time, and the opening of the House of Friendship. RI President 2018/2019 Barry rassin emphasized the “basic virtues” of Rotary – “Leadership, Fellowship, Diversity, Service and Integrity” in his address to more than 15,000 Rotarians at Sunday’s Grand Opening.