El Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación, Sr. D. José Manuel García-Margallo, presentará el informe “Europa y la democracia en el Norte de África: una segunda oportunidad”.
A public lecture of Prof. Dejan Jović, Chief Analyst to the President of the Republic of Croatia Ivo Josipović. Discussant: Pavel Anastasov, Head unit Strategic Policies, Analysis and Forecast to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Dr Manna will lay out his thoughts on the competing ambitions of regime and opposition forces, deteriorating domestic and regional fault lines, particularly deepening sectarianism, as well as his own vision for a way forward
Petit déjeuner débat à l'Ambassade de Finlande avec Guillaume Duval, rédacteur en chef d'Alternatives Economiques, et Sixten Korkman, ex-Directeur Général de l'ECOFIN au Conseil de l'UE
Shall criticized of its democratic deficit Brussels guard the democracy in the EU states? Would that mean the threat of paneuropean paternalism? What kind of sanctions and instruments of pressure it could use?
Russia is undergoing the sharpest crackdown on the opposition in almost twenty years. Has Putin defeated the opposition? And how far can he go without triggering a backlash?
Is it now impossible for EU states to remain true to the principle of “fellow citizen favouritism” and also to the rules of the EU?
Thomas Graham and Andrei Soldatov will discuss the internal dynamics and contradictions of the Russian regime and their implications on the country’s actions and interests in the international arena
Petit déjeuner-débat au Sénat consacré aux enjeux des prochaines élections européennes.
While the discussion will focus on Israel and Iran's respective perceptions and policies, Ali Ansari and Nadav Eyal will also touch on how these play out in regional developments and notably the Syria conflict.