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18:00 - 20:00 25 October 2010

The EU after Lisbon

Location

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Timothy Kirkhope MEP, Member of the European Parliament, Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament
Claude Moraes MEP, Member of the European Parliament, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party in Europe
Andrew Duff MEP, Member of the European Parliament, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe
Gabi Zimmer ME, Member of the European Parliament, Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left

Almost a year after the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon, 6 months after the general election in the UK, and in view of the current budget/economic crisis it is time to discuss and debate the future (and the finality) of the European Union project. Was Lisbon the final step of European integration? Is it time to transfer competences back to the Member States? Or will the EU become more state-like? Or should the EU rather change its focus towards a more socially just and equal Europe? What is attainable and what is desirable?

UCL Laws, Centre of Law and Governance in Europe, have invited four Members of the European Parliament representing different parts of the political spectrum to reflect on many questions in a debate moderated by journalist Devid Rennie of The Economist. Each participant on the panel will be asked to deliver a five to seven minute long statement on how they see the future of the EU. On the basis of these statements a discussion will follow.


Contact

Lisa Penfold
+44 (0)20 7679 1514 | lisa.penfold@ucl.ac.uk


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