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Eleventh „State of Europe“

The „State of Europe“ is an annual event on the future of the European Union (EU).

The „State of Europe“ involves high representatives of the EU and takes place in Berlin, a place of Europe’s destiny, where on the 9th of November 1989 the great and no longer divided Europe has become possible with the fall of the Berlin wall.


David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament, will address the eleventh “state of Europe” on 9th November 2020. It will take place in the framework of the initiative “We are Europe!”. You are cordially invited! With regard to the current development of the Covid-19 pandemic, we unfortunately not able to organize the event in its usual form. Therefore, we offer you to follow the event on different platform. You can watch the "state of Europe" with the fallowing discussion here live:

We are looking forward for your participation.

The livestream of the „State of Europe“ on will be available here from 19:00 on 9 November.


Opening remarks

Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert

President of the German Bundestag (ret.)

Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

“State of Europe”

David Sassoli

President of the European Parliament


Michael Schwarz

Managing Director of Stiftung Mercator

Panel discussion



Daniel Caspary, MdEP

Chairman of the CDU/CSU delegation inside the EPP group

Member oft he European Parliament




young Europeans: Sophia Siemer, Jonas Krohn, Anita Sepreny, Anna Romaniszyn


moderated by​​​​​​​

Anke Plättner

Board Member of „Internationale Journalisten-Programme e.V.“,

Projec Directorof „We are Europe“

Closing remarks

Dr. Volker Hassemer

Chairman of the Board of Management of Stiftung Zukunft Berlin,

Senator (ret.)

Here you will find the program for download: Program State of Europa 2020.pdf

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  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert
    • David Sassoli
      • Michael Schwarz
        • Daniel Caspary
          • MdEP
        • Dr. Volker Hassemer