Europe after Sibiu: Towards differentiated integration?

EU3D organised a roundtable as a follow-up to the European summit in Sibiu, where European leaders discussed the next steps towards a more united, stronger and more democratic union.

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On 9 May 2019, 27 heads of state and government met at an informal European summit in Sibiu, Romania (photo: European Commission, Future of Europe website)

This invitation-only and closed-door round-table was organised as a follow-up to the Informal European Council in Sibiu, Romania, where European leaders discussed the next steps towards a more united, stronger and more democratic union.

Senior academics and policy-makers gathered in Bruegel to take stock of the commitments coming out of the Sibiu summit, debate on the future of European governance and discuss scenarios for differentiated integration. 

Speakers

  • Paweł Karbownik, Advisor in the Cabinet of Donald Tusk, President of the European Council
  • Andrew Duff, President of the Spinelli Group and Former Member of the European Parliament 1999-2014 (member of EU3D Advisory Board)
  • Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel
  • John Erik Fossum, Professor at ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo and EU3D coordinator

Programme

10.30-11.00

Welcome and registration, coffee & tea

11.00-12.30

Session 1: Taking stock of the current state of affairs after Sibiu

A round-table discussion with Paweł Karbownik, moderated by Guntram Wolff

12.30-13.30

Lunch

13.30-15.00

Session 2: Thinking ahead for differentiated integration in Europe

A round-table discussion with Andrew Duff, moderated by John Erik Fossum

Participants

The meeting participants included high-level representatives from the European Parliament Research Service, the European Political Strategy Centre, EU3D Advisory Board members, and researchers from the EU3D team.

Background

Organizer

Bruegel
Published Apr. 26, 2019 11:03 AM - Last modified Sep. 3, 2019 1:55 PM