This conference, that you can listen in podcast, discuss the main subjects of the European elections of May 2014 in order to contribute to the wide-spread debate that should arise because of these elections.

In the context of preparing the 2014 European elections, EuroCité, Europartenaires et Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute have launched a cycle of conferences on the European public space.

After the first the sessions on the “European partisan system”, “The medias and Europe” and “Europe: Symbols and Memory(ies)”, this conference will discuss the main subjects of the European elections of May 2014 in order to contribute to the wide-spread debate that should arise because of these elections.

 

Monday, September 16, 2013 • 14.00 > 19.00
Jacques Chaban -Delmas Building , Room Victor Hugo
101, rue de l’Université , 75007 Paris

PROGRAMME

14.00 > 14.15 Introduction
Thierry Repentin , Minister of State for European Affairs

14.15 > 15.45 Democratizing ” European Affairs “
Keynote speech by Edouard Lecerf , CEO of TNS Sofres
Sylvie Goulard , MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament
Sandro Gozi , Italian MP, member of the Democratic Party
Jannick Jadot, MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance in the European Parliament
Discussion with the audience
Moderator: Jean -Noël Jeanneney , President of Europartenaires , former Minister

15.45 > 17.15 Facing the economic and social crisis in Europe
Keynote speech by Bernadette Ségol , Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation
Pervenche Berès , President of Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament (PSE)
Guy Verhofstadt , President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament
Discussion with the audience
Moderator: Yves Bertoncini , Director , Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute

17.15 > 18.45 Strengthening the position of Europe in the world
Keynote speech by Elisabeth GUIGOU , President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly , founding President of Europartenaires , former Minister
Bernard Guetta , Journaliste for international politics at France Inter
Pascal Lamy , former Director General of the World Trade Organization , Honorary President of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute
Bernardino Leon , EU Special Representative for the Southern Region of the Mediterranean (tbc)
Discussion with the audience
Moderator: Nicolas Léron, President, Eurocity

18.45 > 19.00 Conclusion
Jacques Delors , Founding President of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute , former President of the European Commission

Language of the event: French