08 Oct 2019

Sixth high-level "EU Diplomacy Lecture" by Federica MOGHERINI

From 14:45 till 16:00
Room E

Paul Henri Spaak building
Dijver 11
8000 Bruges

Dijver, Bruges campus

The Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe held the sixth annual "EU Diplomacy Lectures" in Bruges on Tuesday, 8 October 2019, followed by a short Q&A session.

Ms Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy & Vice-President of the European Commission:

"Implementing the EU Global Strategy: Challenges and Opportunities"

In June 2016, the High Representative submitted the EU Global Strategy, entitled "Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe", to the European Council. The Strategy aims to help the EU navigate a more complex, uncertain and contested world. This EU Diplomacy Lecture will address the implementation of the EU Global Strategy, taking stock of the achievements so far, the challenges and opportunities as well as the way forward.

About the speaker

Federica MOGHERINI has since November 2014 been the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Prior to joining the EU, she was Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (February-October 2014) and a Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (2008-14). In her parliamentary capacity, she was Head of the Italian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and Vice-President of its Political Committee (2013-14); member of the Italian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2008-13); Secretary of the Defence Committee (2008-13); and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. She also coordinated the Inter-Parliamentary Group for Development Cooperation. Federica MOGHERINI is a member of the Italian Institute for Foreign Affairs (IAI) and a fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She is also a member of the European Leadership Network for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (ELN) and of the Group of Eminent Persons (GEM) of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO). She graduated in Political Science from the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

Sixth high-level "EU Diplomacy Lecture" by Federica MOGHERINI.8 October 2019

The EU Diplomacy Lecture was followed by a roundtable discussion on “What makes a good (European) diplomat today?” in which several professors of the Department participated.

Roundtable - What Makes a Good European Diplomat Today.8 October 2019

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