Speakers' Corner

Date: 
mercredi, 23 mars, 2022 - 18:00
Endroit: 
Fondation Universitaire
Rendez-vous: 
mercredi 23 mars 2022 à 18 h.

En 2022 la Fondation Universitaire lance une nouvelle série de débats sous le titre « Speakers’ Corner » en collaboration avec Trans European Policy Studies Association” (TEPSA). Des orateurs britanniques (politiciens, diplomates, professeurs, entrepreneurs ,...) bénéficieront de cette tribune au cœur de L’Union européenne pour nous donner leurs points de vue sur les relations entre le Royaume Uni et UE et sur l’UE en général et d’en débattre avec nous.
La première activité a lieu le 23 mars 2022 à 18 h. avec comme sujet “WHAT THE PAST TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE: UK - EU RELATIONS”, avec les membres du panel Sir Stephen Wall, Dr Martin Westlake and Mr Charles Grant et le modéarateur Mr Jim Cloos. 
Le débat est suivi par une réception.

Inscription et paiement avant le 15 mars 2022. Participation : 25 € p.p.  Formulaire d'inscription.

Comme l'activité se déroule en anglais, les informations ci-dessous sont données en anglais uniquement.

Presentation of the speakers and the moderator. 

 STEPHEN WALL was,for 35 years, a British diplomat. He worked closely for five British Foreign Secretaries and for three Prime Ministers. He took part in the negotiations of five European Treaties and was for five years the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU. He was Prime Minister Tony Blair’s senior official adviser on EU matters. His latest book “Reluctant European, Britain and the European Union form 1945 to Brexit” was published by Oxford University Press in 2020

MARTIN WESTLAKE is Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges). He has spent over four decades studying European integration. He has worked in the Council of Ministers and the European Commission, with the European Parliament and from 2003-2013 in the European Economic and Social Committee, where he served as Secretary General, 2008-2013. His most recent publications include 'Slipping Loose: The UK's Long Drift Away from the European Union' and, as editor, 'Outside the EU: Options for Britain' (both Agenda Publishing, 2020)

CHARLES GRANT has been the Centre for European Reform’s director since its foundation in 1998. He works on subjects such as Brexit, the future of Europe, Russia and China.  Before founding the CER he was a journalist on the Economist for 12 years, including a stint as Brussels correspondent. His biography of Jacques Delors, ‘Delors: Inside the House that Jacques Built’ appeared in 1994.

JIM CLOOS is presently Secretary General of TEPSA (Trans European Policy Studies Association). He retired in February 2021 as Director-General in the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, after a long European career in the Luxembourg Permanent Representation, Commission cabinets and the Council Secretariat.

He co-authored "National Leaders and the Making of Europe", an 'insiders’ history' of the European Council, John Harper, 2015, as well as "Le traité de Maastricht: genèse, analyse, commentaires."  (Bruylant 1993). He has published numerous articles on EU-related questions.

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15 mars