Brussels, 8 December 2016 – Giving a new impetus to the Union? For an improved single European act
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Single European Act, the Jacques Delors Institute organises a high-level discussion on the opportunity to promote a new grand bargain which could give the Union a new impetus, within the framework of the cycle “Jacques Delors’ Archives et Actualités”.
15:00 > 15:15 – Introduction
Yves BERTONCINI, Director of the Jacques Delors Institute.
Hatto KÄFFER, deputy head of Historical Archives Service.
15:15 > 15:30 – Presentation “The Delors Commission and the commitment to ‘Social Europe’ in the ‘Age of Reagan’ 1″
Alessandra BITUMI, winner of the 2016 Jacques Delors Scholarship.
15:30 > 17:30 – Round-table “The Value of a Political Vision : Towards a New Grand Bargain that brings together Internal Market enhancements and the development of Social Europe”
Pascal LAMY, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute.
Gilles GRIN, Director of the Jean Monnet Foundation.
Bernadette SEGOL, former secretary general, European Trade Union Confederation.
Debate with participants moderated by Daniela VINCENTI, Editor in Chief of EurActiv.