NO REGION LEFT BEHIND – Challenges for Europe´s regions in transition

Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 17:30

Keynote speaker: Ursula von der Leyen (President of the European Commission)













„No region left behind – Challenges for Europe´s regions in transition

17:30 – 17:35


  • Dennis Radtke MEP (EPP Group Coordinator in the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs)
  • Dr. Hardy Ostry (Head of European Office, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)

17:35 – 18:15

Keynote speech

  • Ursula von der Leyen (President of the European commission)

18:15 – 19:45

Panel discussion

  • Pierre Baussand (Head of Office, Eurofound Brussels) – Moderator
  • Jörg Hofman (Chair of IG Metall Germany), confirmed
  • Josianne Gauthier (Secretary General, Catholic Social justice organisations, CIDSE), confirmed
  • Karoline Edtstadler (Minister for Europe, Austria), tbc

19:45 – 20:30

Questions & Answers

20:30 – 20:35

Closing Statement

  • Anne Liekenbrock (Head of office to Dennis Radtke MEP)

20:35 – 22:00

Cocktail and Fingerfood

March 18, 2020

European Parliament, Brussels
ASP 00 G La Brasserie

How to get there

Motel One Brussels
EU Thon Hotel Brussels
B-aparthotel Ambiorix

*limited number of places


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