CONFERENCE – 10. APRIL
09.30 – 13.15
Tænketanken EUROPA has the privillege of hosting a big international conference as a part of the big, european project New Pact for Europe.
The goal of New Pact for Europe is to create the frames for a new debate on the future of Europe. The conference in Copenhagen will look at the immediate challenges facing Europe and spark a discussion on the possibilities and visions for the future.
Key speakers include Martin Lidegaard, Foreign Minister of Denmark, Janis A. Emmanouilidis from the European Policy Centre, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, former Foreign Minister of Denmark and Claus Kragh, European Editor at Monday Morning. The speeches will be the starting point for a broad and inclusive debate on what a 'New Pact for Europe' could look like. The points and conclusions of the conference will then be used as input for the next phase of the project.
The conference will take place in Fællessalen, Christiansborg, from 9.30 till 13.15 on the 10th of April. You can see the full programme below.
Participation is free, but registration is necessary as there is a limited amount of spots. You can register here: http://bit.ly/OvPqiJ
Deadline for registration is the 4th of April.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to write to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can read more about New Pact for Europe and see the first report of the project here: http://www.newpactforeurope.eu/
9.35: The need for a new European agenda
Opening by the director of Think Tank EUROPA, Bjarke Møller
9.45:Denmark and the New Pact for Europe
Opening remarks by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Martin Lidegaard
9.55: Europe’s key challenges and strategic options in a political landscape of turbulence
Speech by the Janis A. Emmanouilidis, director of European Policy Centre, Bruxelles
10.20: Comments from former Foreign Minister of Denmark, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen and European Editor at Monday Morning, Claus Kragh
10.40: Panel Debate with Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen and Claus Kragh. Q&A
11.00: Coffee break
11.15: Danish euro-scepticism and how to frame the debate of a New Pact for Europe
Speech by Research Director of Think Tank EUROPA, Catharina Sørensen.
11.30: Standout sessions in smaller groups
What are the key challenges to get a New European Pact, what are the main strategic options and what option could find a majority in Denmark?
12.00: Short update from the group sessions
12.20: Open debate in the audience about the key challenges and strategic options
12.40: Closing remarks by Bjarke Møller
12.45: Networking lunch