European Meet-Up "Re-founding Europe - Towards a federal union", Berlin, 20th April 2018

 

Friday 20 April 2018| 15:00-17:30

Landesvertretung Nordrhein-Westfalen

Hiroshimastraße 12-16, 10785 Berlin, Germany

 

The Spinelli Group is organising a series of events in European national capitals in order to meet citizens and national policy makers and make advance the debate on federal solutions to the challenges Europe is facing.

The next national event of The Spinelli Group will take place in Berlin on 20 April. This will be the opportunity to engage senior members of the European Parliament from different countries and members of the new German parliament and government in a discussion on the role and responsibility of Germany in the process of Europe’s refoundation and in particular the incoming debate on the reform of the Eurozone.

The debates will be in German and English, with interpretation.

Registration is compulsory

Programme

 

 

14:30

Registrations

15:00

Opening

15.15 - 16.15

1st Roundtable

REFORMING THE EURO-ZONE – NATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY, EUROPEAN PUBLIC GOODS: WHERE DOES THE BALANCE LAY?

 

 

 

Keynote presentation by: 

Peter ALTMAIER, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

 

Followed by a discussion with: 

Christopher GLÜCK, President of the Young European Federalists (JEF)

Danuta HÜBNER, Chairwoman of the European Parliament Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Alexander GRAF LAMBSDORFF, Member of the Bundestag

Jo LEINEN, Member of the European Parliament

 

Moderated by: 

Andrew DUFF, President of The Spinelli Group

16.30 - 17.30

2nd Roundtable

REFORMING THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS: MORE POWERS TO THE STATES OR TIME FOR A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND A FEDERAL UNION?

 

 

With interventions by: 

Elmar BROK, Member of the European Parliament and President of the Union of European Federalists (UEF)

Ana GOMES, Member of the European Parliament

Gunther KRICHBAUM, Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on European Affairs

Axel SCHÄFER, Member of the Bundestag

 

Moderated by: 

Andrew DUFF, President of The Spinelli Group

In cooperation with

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