Conference: "The EU in an Increasingly Complex World: Internal and External Challenges"

Date

Tuesday 20.02.18
16:00 to 17:30

Location

Room E
Dijver, Bruges campus
Dijver 11
8000 Bruges
Belgium

In the framework of its National Week, the Italian Society of the College of Europe has organised the Conference "The EU in an Increasingly Complex World: Internal and External Challenges"

In order to discuss such issues, we were pleased to welcome:

  • Ambassador Luca FRANCHETTI PARDO, Italian Permanent Representative to the Political and Security Committee of the European Union;
     
  • Professor Giovanni GREVI, Senior Fellow at the European Policy Centre and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, co-author of Empowering Europe’s Future: Governance, Power and Options for the EU in a Changing World’(2013) and author of European Security and Defence Policy – The First Ten Years (2009);
     
  • Doctor Gian Paolo ACCARDO, Executive Editor of VoxEurop and Correspondent for Internazionale in France, he covers French, Belgian and European politics;
     
  • Doctor Giulia PASTORELLA, Government Relations Manager at HP – EU.

 

The speakers addressed the following topics: Latest developments in the Common Security and Defence Policy (Amb. Franchetti Pardo); External Challenges: Transatlantic Relations and Global Governance (Dr. Grevi); Internal Challenges: Populism, Migration, Brexit (Dr. Accardo); and The future Italian contribution to the EU integration process: which role and responsibilities for the New Young Generation of EU citizens? (Dr. Pastorella).

    Italian National Week: "The EU in an Increasingly Complex World: Internal and External Challenges"

    The conference was followed by a reception in the Foyer, where guests had the opportunity to taste Italian wines and enjoy 'aperitivi' offered by Medolago Albani Wine Company.

    Italian National Week 2018