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Brexit - A French/ German dialogue between 2 former Eu Parliament Presidents
Start date  : 25 January 2018
Start time  : 04:00 am
End time  : 07:00 pm


The Future of the European Union - a French-German Dialogue Between Two Former Presidents of the European Parliament


The former Presidents of the European Parliament Nicole Fontaine and Hans-Gert Pöttering share their perspectives on the future of the European Union

While many fear the consequences of Great Britain's impending withdrawal from the EU, Nicole Fontaine sees Brexit as an opportunity to be seized.

Join our debate with Nicole Fontaine and Hans-Gert Pöttering for a compelling discussion about the future of a post-Brexit European Union. Find out why Nicole Fontaine believes Brexit will be the impetus the EU needs to refocus on its original misson and purpose: a strong, harmonious, and unified Europe. She will share his perspective in a lively discussion with Hans-Gert Pöttering.


DEBATE TOPICS

    - Diagnosing the illness within the EU
     
    - How the true risk was for great Britain to remain
     
    - An opportunity to strengthen and reunite Europe
     
    - The vision for the EU moving forward
     

- Nicole Fontaine is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France. She is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement, part of the European People's Party. Fontaine was the President of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2001. (Source: Wikipedia)

- Hans-Gert Pöttering is a German politician and was the President of the European Parliament from January 2007 to July 2009. Since 2010 he is Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. He has served as a Member of the European Parliament continuously since the first elections in 1979 until 2014 and was Chairman of the European People's Party-European Democrats 1999–2007. (Source: Wikipedia)