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Debate with Yuri Lutsenko
France - 30/09/2013
Former Ukrainian Interior Minister and opposition leader, Yuri Lutsenko took part in a breakfast on 27th September 2013 at the Robert Schuman Foundation. At the heart of discussions was the Ukrainian political situation, the possible signature of an association agreement with the EU and the impact of the latter on the country's domestic political situation. Yuri Lutsenko also spoke of the conditions of detention of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the difficulties linked to her liberation before the signature of the association agreement. Finally Mr Lutsenko addressed the issue of relations with Russia, its ability to influence Ukraine from a political and economic point of view and the possible consequences if Ukraine drew closer to the EU.
Commemorative Ceremony at the Salon de l'Horloge
France - 05/09/2013
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Robert Schuman, the French Minister for European Affairs, Thierry Repentin organised a commemorative ceremony at the Quai d'Orsay in honour of Robert Schuman, Father of Europe, during which the Chairman of the Robert Schuman Foundation, Jean-Dominique Giuliani, delivered a speech.
European leaders paid tribute to Robert Schuman on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his death. The President of the Commission José Manuel Barroso made a declaration in which he insisted on Robert Schuman's importance to the European project. The President of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy signed an article in the French newspaper "La Croix" stressing the qualities of Europe's founding father. The Robert Schuman Foundation has put on line all of the texts devoted to the 50th anniversary of Robert Schuman's death.
Visits by students from Texas University
France - 12/07/2013
On 20th June 2013, the Robert Schuman Foundation hosted students from Texas A&M University. The Foundation's General Manager Pascale Joannin and the Manager for Franco-German Relations Manager, Inga Groth presented the Foundation's work and the role played by Robert Schuman in European integration.
What political future is there for Ukraine?
France - 21/06/2013
On 26th June the CERI organised a debate together with the Robert Schuman Foundation on "What is Ukraine's political future?" Robert Schuman Foundation Chair, Jean-Dominique Giuliani spoke alongside Vitaly Klichko, Chairman of OUDAR (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform) and Christian Lesquesne, Director of the CERI.
Europe: culture and politics
France - 17/06/2013
On 24th June 2013 the Social History Institution organised a seminar entitled "Europe: culture and politics". The concept of European culture as well as the challenge that communitarianism poses for the European Union was one of the main themes addressed. Jean-Dominique Giuliani, Chairman of the Robert Schuman Foundation and Magali Balent, Project Manager were on the panel of speakers.
Franco-German Economy Day
France - 21/05/2013
On 23rd May 2013 the Chairman of the Robert Schuman Foundation, Jean-Dominique Giuliani took part in the Franco-German Economy Day alongside Louis Gallois, Thierry Repentin, Ernst Burgbacher and Susanne Wasum-Rainer. The meeting was organised by the Franco-German Chamber of Trade and Industry. This day was split into three main discussions entitled "France-Germany: the split?" "Banking Regulation and Financing the Economy" and "France-Germany: two models of industrial competitiveness."
Should we be proud of being European ?
France - 14/05/2013
Europe House in Paris organized a conference "Should we be proud of being European?" on 14th May 2013. Pascale Joannin, General Manager of the Robert Schuman Foundation and Joachim Bitterlich, former advisor to Helmut Kohl and member of the Robert Schuman Foundation's Scientific Committee took part in the panel of speakers. Speeches were followed by a debate and a vote on the recommendations to improve education about Europe.
Which democratic renewal before the 2014 European elections ?
France - 11/04/2013
On 11th April 2013, the Young Europeans of Paris were presenting a conference entitled "Which democratic renewal before the 2014 European elections?". During this conference, which took place at the Centre Panthéon, Jacques Barrot, member of French Constitutional Council and of the Robert Schuman Foundation's Board of directors, but also Vice-president of the European Commission between 2004 and 2009 but also Jean-Vincent Holeindre, Lecturer in Political Sciences at Panthéon-Assas University discussed this topic.
What political union for Europe?
France - 03/04/2013
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty, and at a time when, with the Cypriot crisis the euro zone crisis is back at the centre of the news, the Master's Programme on European Affairs association at Sciences Po organised a conference on 3rd April 2013 in Paris on the topic: "Is political union a priority for Europe? Differences in concepts and visions between France, Germany and its European partners" Jean-Dominique Giuliani, President of the Robert Schuman Foundation, was on the debating panel, alongside Christian Lequesne, director of the CERI-Sciences Po, Christopher Bickerton, professor at Sciences Po and Marion Gaillard, lecturer at Sciences Po.
Welcoming of a delegation of American Students
France - 27/03/2013
The Robert Schuman Foundation received on 27 March in Paris a delegation of American Students from the DIS (Danish Institute for Study Abroad). The debate led by Magali Balent, Project Manager and Research Fellow of the Foundation and by Alain Fabre, expert on economy and business financial advisor, dealt with populism in Europe and the Euro crisis.