Poland in the European Union – 60 years of the Treaty of Rome

March 25 Saturday

Event fully booked

Date/time

March 25, 2017, 11.00 - 16.30

Loc.

Warsaw

Type

Discussion

The aim of the conference is the commemorative reflection on achievements and the prospects for European integration. It is organized on the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

Also available in Polski, Deutsch

Our invited panelists - experienced politicians, young leaders and experts - will assess the current condition of the European project and provide ideas for the European Union and Poland, to help meet the challenges of the early twenty-first century.

11.00 Welcoming of the Participants
Andrzej Majkowski, Chairman of the Board of Foundation Amicus Europae
Sławomir Rybicki, Chairman of the Board of Bronisław Komorowski Institute
Alessandro de Pedys, Ambassador of the Italian Republic in Poland
Marek Prawda, Director of the European Commission Representation Office in Poland

11.30 Speeches by the Former Presidents

„Poland and the European Union: Reflections on the 60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome”

Aleksander Kwaśniewski, President of Poland, 1995-2005
Bronisław Komorowski, President of Poland, 2010-2015
Pat Cox, President of the European Parliament, 2002-2004

12.45 Panel Discussion

„Globalization and Sovereignty in the XXI Century - How to Ensure the Success of Integration in a Changing World?”

Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs RP
Gesine Schwan, President of the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform
Rita Süssmuth, 10th President of the Bundestag, 1988-1998
Jaś Gawroński, MEP, 1981-2009, former Chairman of the EP delegation for relations with Poland

15.00 Panel Discussion

„Between the Euro Crisis and the Challenges of Migration - Strategies for Poland within the EU”

Dariusz Rosati, MEP, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Joanna Mucha, Member of Polish Parliament, Member of the Parliamentary Group “Future of the EU”
Anna Skrzypek, Expert, Foundation for European Progressive Studies
Piotr Buras, Director of the European Council of Foreign Relations, Warsaw Office
Adam Szłapka, Member of Polish Parliament, Chair of the Parliamentary Group “Future of the EU”

Partners of the conference are Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Poland, Bronisław Komorowski Institute, Alexander Kwaśniewski Foundation Amicus Europea, Representation of the European Commission in Poland, Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Poland, Polish Robert Schuman Foundation, Embassy of Italy.

Bronisław Komorowski Institute

Alexander Kwaśniewski Foundation Amicus Europea

Representation of the European Commission in Poland

Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Warsaw

Polish Robert Schuman Foundation

Embassy of Italy

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Contact person

Dr. Angelika Klein

Head of the KAS office in Poland

Dr. Angelika Klein
Phone +48 22 845-9330
Fax +48 22 848-5437
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Français,‎ Romana,‎ Español

Michael Quaas

Michael Quaas
Phone +48 22 845-9339
Fax +48 22 848-5437
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Polski