Conférence
 

Brussels, 19 March 2014 – 15 European Parliament votes that shaped EU and national politics 2009-2014

07/03/2014
 
In partnership with Vote Watch Europe, we organise a conference on the "15 European Parliament votes that shaped EU and national politics 2009-2014" in Brussels on 19 March from 9h30 to 12h30.

Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and VoteWatch Europe invite you to a conference on the “15 European Parliament votes that shaped EU and national politics 2009-2014”.


19 March 2014
from 9:30 to 12:30
at the Renaissance Hotel
Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels

Mandatory registration at inscription@notre-europe.eu

09.30 > 09.45 Introduction by Yves Bertoncini, director of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute

09.45 > 10.55 First panel discussion “What types of cleavages exist in the European Parliament? How do the political groups behave?”

Chaired by Sir Julian Priestley, former secretary general of the European Parliament
With the participation of Doru Frantescu, policy director, VoteWatch Europe
Georgy Ganev, programme director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria (tbc)
Nicolai von Ondarza, senior associate, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Germany
Lorenzo Vai, research fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Centro Studi sul Federalismo and
University of Turin, Italy

 

10.55 > 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 > 12.25 Second panel discussion “How do national politics and the European Parliament connect? When does nationality win over ideology?”

Chaired by Michiel van Hulten, managing director of VoteWatch Europe with the participation of Valentin Kreilinger, research fellow, Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin
Melchior Szczepanik, expert, Institute for Public Affairs, Poland
Renaud Thillaye, senior researcher, Policy Network, United Kingdom
Elina Viilup, research fellow, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), Spain

 

12.25 > 12.30 Conclusion by Michiel van Hulten, managing director of VoteWatch Europe