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 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

Presented by the World Leaders Forum & Co-sponsored by the European Institute and the Technology, Media and Communications Specialization at SIPA.