Past Event

World Leaders Forum: Can the EU be True to its Values? First Vice-President of the European Commission H.E. Frans Timmermans

September 24, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans will discuss current global and European challenges, including migration, populism, and threats to democracy, the media, and the rule of law. Recently described by the Financial Times as "Europe's champion idealist", Frans Timmermans is on the frontline of EU policy on managing migration, defending the judiciary, fighting terrorism, and harnessing globalization in the face of threats to the multilateral world order.

Welcome Remarks by:
Anya Schiffrin
Director of the Technology, Media, and Communications specialization at the School of International and Public Affairs

Moderated by:
Adam Tooze,

Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History and Director of the European Institute

Co-sponsored by
theĀ European Institute and the Technology, Media and Communications Specialization at SIPA.

Registration for this event is filled and now closed. It will be live streamed on the World Leaders Forum website and the information will be provided the day of the event.

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