Events

Past Event

A Discussion on the Future of Europe

February 25, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
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This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated panel discussion with a distinguished group of thinkers, policymakers, and practitioners on the challenges facing Europe and the implications for the region and the world's economy, politics, and democracy followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Participants:
Ambassador Anne Anderson, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations
Kemal Derviş, Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution; Senior Advisor, Sabanci University; Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
George A. Papandreou, Member of Parliament and Former Prime Minister of Greece; SIPA Global Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
George Soros, Chair, Soros Fund Management LLC; Founder and Chair, Open Society Foundations
Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Cochair of the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

Moderated by:
Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, School of International and Public Affairs

Cosponsored by:
Center on Global Economic Governance and The Brookings Institution