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"Europe, what next? Strategic challenges"

Who is organizing:

ECFR Warsaw Office and Grupa PTWP S.A. kindly invite you to a public debate Europe, what next? Strategic challenges, organised within the framework of the XI European Economic Congress.


Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 09:30-11:00

Conference Room 6, International Congress Centre
plac Sławika i Antalla 1, Katowice

We kindly invite you to a debate with:

  • Christine Bosse, Chairman of PLANBørnefonden and The Danish European Movement; Chairman of Bank Nordic, Tele Post Greenland and Nunaoil; Board Member of Allianz and Assistansbolaget
  • Julia De Clerck-Sachsse, Adviser, Strategic Planning, European External Action Service
  • Anna Diamantopolou, President, DIKTIO - Network for Reform in Greece and Europe; European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in 1999-2004
  • Ana Palacio, Member of the Spanish Council of State; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Vice President and General Counsel of the World Bank Group
  • Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Relations of Poland

Thematic scope:

  • Reasons and manifestations of a crisis of liberal democracy in Europe
  • Pro-European “awakening”. Is there an alternative to anti-European populism?
  • New political movements in Europe. Choices by Europeans; their vulnerability to populism
  • Single- or two-speed EU? A community of values or an “association to protect the common market”?
  • Attractiveness of the EU’s development model (democracy, security, joint management, weakening of the power of supranational companies)
  • Dilemmas of expansion and closing. What Eastern policy should the EU pursue?
  • Impact of migration on the future of the Community


The debate will be held in English and Polish and will be translated simultaneously.

We kindly ask you to register.


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