On 5 March 2018, Alexander STUBB, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank and a College of Europe alumnus (Ramon LLULL promotion), gives a speech entitled "Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness at the College of Europe" at the College of Europe Bruges campus. The speech is part of the College's Nordic National Week, organised by students from Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
Alexander STUBB is Vice-President of the European Investment Bank since August 2017. His oversights include the Bank’s financing activities in the Nordics & Baltics, and Russia, Belarus and Moldova; Funding & Treasury; Urban Development; Security & Defence; Corporate Responsibility and Diversity. Alexander STUBB served as Prime Minister, Finance Minister, Foreign Minister, Trade and Europe Minister of Finland. His background is in academia and civil service, with a focus on EU affairs. He was a member of the European Parliament from 2004-2008, a government minister from 2008-2016, a member of parliament from 2011-2017 and chairman of the National Coalition Party from 2014-2016. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, has published 18 books and is a self-professed sports fanatic.
The event is open to all students.
Registration is only required for the general public, before Sunday 4 March, 12:00 (noon) as there is a limited number of seats available.
For more information, please contact Tuure-Eerik NIEMI.