Conférence
 

Brussels, 15 June 2011 – Presentation of the report Think Global Act European

18/04/2011
 
Presentation of the contribution of 16 European Think Tanks to the Polish, Danish, and Cypriot Trio Presidency of the European Union, Brussels, 15 June 2011.

Presentation of the contribution of 16 European Think Tanks to the Polish, Danish, and Cypriot Trio Presidency of the European Union will take place on 15 June 2011, Egmont Palace – Place du Petit Sablon 8 bis, 1000 Brussels, from 8.30 am to 1.15 pm.

The contribution of 16 European Think Tanks to the Polish, Danish, and Cypriot Trio Presidency of the European Union

Extracts in French are available.

9.00 – 9.10 am
Welcome speech
Mr Antonio Vitorino, President, Notre Europe

9.10 – 9.20 am
Key recommendations of the report
Mrs Elvire Fabry, Senior Research Fellow, Notre Europe

9.20 – 11.00 am Panel 1: Lisbon Treaty rules in a time of crisis: stress tests for European governance. The vision of the rotating presidencies.
Moderator: Mr Philippe de Schoutheete, Member of the Board of Directors, Egmont
Mr Jan Tombinski, Permanent Representative of Poland to the EU
Mr Claus Grube, Permanent Secretary of State at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr Nicholas Emiliou, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus
Mr Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary General, EEAS
Questions from the think tanks’ experts

11.25 – 1.10 pm
Panel 2: Prospects for European growth and implications for the EU policies
Moderator: Mrs Jesse Scott, Director for Energy and Climate, demosEuropa
Mrs Pervenche Berès, Chair of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Rapporteur of the Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis, European Parliament
Mr Michael Clauß, Director General for European Affairs, German Federal Foreign Office
Mr Jonathan Faull, Director General, Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Questions from the think tanks’ experts

1.10 pm
Concluding speech
Mr Andreas Theophanous, Director, Cyprus Center for European and International Affairs
Mr Fabrizio Tassinari, Head of Research Unit, Foreign Policy and EU studies, Danish Institute for International Studies