Time: 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm
About [EU+ Series “Europe – A Year of Fateful Elections?”]
This year in March, the EU celebrates the 60th anniversary of its founding Treaties of Rome. But it is also faced with enormous challenges, not least the rise of right-wing populist parties and politics hostile to its structure and fundamental democratic values.
Several national elections in 2017 will be crucial for the future of Europe. After the dramatic Brexit referendum and the Austrian presidential race in 2016, it is the turn of the Dutch to make their voices heard (15 March). On 23 April/7 May, the French will follow. On 24 September, the Germans go to the polls.
The EUAP will follow the elections and their outcomes with a series of public debates about their respective political, economic and social backgrounds – and their consequences for the entire ‘European Project’.
Seminar “Merkel’s Germany and the EU at the Crossroads: Outcomes of the Federal Parliamentary Elections”
- Prof. H. Werner Hess, Deputy Director, European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong, Dept. of Government and International Studies/HKBU
This is a CCL event. Students who want to register for CCL have to sign up at the reception table at the event