Roundtable: "The 2014 EP elections- really different this time?", with Mr Jo LEINEN MEP and Sir Julian PRIESTLEY


Monday 17.03.14
20:00 to 22:00


Dijver, room E

On March 17th, the Department of European Political and Administrative Studies of the College of Europe, Bruges, hosts a Roundtable on "The 2014 EP elections - really different this time?", with two high-level speakers:



Jo Leinen, Member of the European Parliament since 1999 and President of the European Movement International (EMI). Chaired the European Parliament's Committees on the Environment (ENVI) and Constitutional Affairs (AFCO); former Minister of the Environment in the State Government of Saarland in Germany. Author of numerous publications, among others "Die Zukunft Europas : für eine demokratische und soziale EU" (The future of Europe: for a democratic and social Union). Co-chair of the Spinelli-Group in the EP and the Campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA).


Sir Julian PRIESTLEY, former Secretary General of the EP

Now campaign adviser for Martin SCHULZ for the Commission presidency; author of several books on Europe, '6 Battles That Shaped Europe's Parliament,'; 'Europe's Parliament; People Places Politics;' (with Stephen CLARK);'Our Europe, Not Theirs' (ed), and many articles on European politics. On the boards of Votewatch and Notre Europe/ the Jacques Delors Institute.

The event is open to all (all College departments & public)

Contact: nathalie.rubin-delanchy [at]

More information to come closer to the event.