The Future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations in a New Global Order

A View from the European Parliament

August 27 Monday


August 27, 2018, 18.00-20.00


KAS New York Office, 220 E 42nd Street, New York, NY, United States. To the website ›



The KAS Office New York and the American Council on Germany are hosting a discussion and reception with Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament. Light snacks will be served.

Also available in Deutsch

Klaus Welle has been the Secretary-General of the European Parliament in Luxembourg since March 2009. He has served in various roles within the European Parliament in Brussels including Head of the Cabinet of the President (2007-2009), Director-General for Internal Policies (2004-2007), and Secretary-General for the European People’s Party (EPP) in Parliament (1999-2003). He also served as the Secretary-General for the EPP and the European Union of Christian Democrats (EUCD), as well as the Head of the European and Foreign Policy Department at the CDU Central Office.

Mr. Welle holds a degree in Economics from the University of Witten/Herdecke and is the recipient of grants from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.


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Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament, outlining his vision of the European Union in a speech at the KAS New York Office

Contact person

Andrea Ellen Ostheimer

Director KAS New York Office

Andrea Ellen Ostheimer
Phone +1 646 852 6500
Fax +1 646 852 6442
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Français,‎ Português


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