encounter | conference / debate

The European Union at a Crossroad

Institut Pierre Werner (IPW)

Event details

    In a difficult socio-economic context and a geopolitical environment marked by uncertainty, the European elections - scheduled from 6 to 9 June 2024 in the 27 EU Member States - represent a crucial moment with many issues at stake for democracy, solidarity and cohesion on our continent. To face up to these unprecedented societal and transnational challenges, Europe must not only revive the lessons of history to empower countries, regions and communities, but above all encourage the participation and commitment of citizens, among whom the younger generations occupy a place of choice. Dialogue, debate and critical thinking are more important than ever. In keeping with their vocation of transmitting values and knowledge and opening up new horizons, the Centre Europe Direct at the University of Luxembourg (ED-UNILU), the Institut Pierre Werner (IPW) and their partners – Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH), the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), the City of Esch-sur-Alzette, the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg, the European Parliament Liaison Office in Luxembourg and the European Parliament Archives – are pleased to invite you to the conference-debate. Guest speakers:
    • M. Pat Cox, Former President of the European Parliament, President of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe
    • Mrs Anne Calteux, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg
    • M. Robert Goebbels, former Member of the Chamber of Deputies and of the European Parliament, former Minister
    The conference language is English. Questions can be addressed in English, French, German and Luxembourgish. The event will also include the documentary exhibition “Shaping Europe: the story of European elections” created by the Archives of the European Parliament.
    Main organiser

    Institut Pierre Werner (IPW)

    Other organisers & support

    Organisation : Centre Europe Direct at the University of Luxembourg, Institut Pierre Werner

    Collaboration : Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), City of Esch-sur-Alzette, Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg, European Parliament Liaison Office in Luxembourg and European Parliament Archives

    Soutien: neimënster

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