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Interparliamentary Conference on the Future of the EU, Boekarest

Regeringsgebouw/oude paleis van Ceausescu in Boekarest, Roemenië
datum 1 april 2019 08:00 - 20:00
plaats Boekarest, Roemenië
zaal Boekarest, Roemenië
toegankelijkheid openbare vergadering
organisatie Roemeens voorzitterschap Europese Unie 1e helft 2019 (Roemeens voorzitterschap) i

The aim of the Conference will be to provide an opportunity to address, through inter-parliamentary dialogue, the relevant issues regarding the future of the European Union, with focus on defending European values, reforming the monetary system, ensuring cohesion, and the future enlargement of the EU. Furthermore, the outcome of the IPC will be a Declaration, signed in Bucharest, to be sent, as parliamentary input, to the EU Summit in Sibiu from 9 May 2019.

The event will be structured around four panels. The first panel will be dedicated to future policies that will be debated with representatives from the European political groups. The second one will reflect on the society of the future, tackling the issue of defending citizens and European values in the era of the fourth industrial revolution. The third panel will focus on the economy of the future by debating on the need for a reform of the economic model. Finally, the fourth panel will deal with European Neighbourhood, as well as Euro-Atlantic relations.

News/ Press releases/ Speeches

The Interparliamentary Conference on the Future of the European Union, coordinated by Gabriela Cretu, president of the Joint Commission of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate for the coordination of the parliamentary activities in the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Speech of the President of the Senate of Romania, Mr. Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu to the Conference on the Future of the European Union

The fourth session - The European Neighbourhood: the Balkans; the Eastern Partnership; the Euro-Atlantic Relations - chaired by Titus Corlățean, Senator and former Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Related documents



Declaration of the Conferenece

1,12 MB



Invitation letter

389,56 KB



Invitation observers

380,91 KB



Draft programme

1,01 MB



General Information

1,84 MB



Session I Policies for the future

1,3 MB



Session II Future society

1,55 MB



Session III The Economy of the Future

1,82 MB



Session IV European Neighborhood

536,72 KB



Preliminary list of participants

3,8 MB



Gabriela Crețu

Chairwoman of European Affairs Committee of the Senate and Chairwoman of Joint Special Committee of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate for coordinating the parliamentary activities necessary for the preparation of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU

Titus Corlăţean


Angel Tîlvăr

Chair of the Committee on European Affairs of Chamber of Deputies

Mihai Constantin

Senior TV Journalist, Romanian Public Television (TVR, SRTV)


Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu

President of the Senate of Romania

Jeroen G.C. Schokkenbroek

Director of Anti-Discrimination, Directorate General of Democracy, Council of Europe

Eugen Orlando Teodorovici

Minister of Public Finance, Romanian Government

Carlos Martinez Mongay

Director Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

Andre Sapir

Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles; Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Dr. Michael Dauderstädt

Former Chief Economist of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Iurie Leanca

Deputy Prime-Minister for European Integration of the Republic of Moldova, Former Prime-Minister of Moldova

Kristian Vigenin

Chair of the Committee on European Affairs and Oversight of the European Funds, and former

George Ciamba

Minister Delegate for European Affairs

Congressman Pete Sessions

Congressman (ret.)

Iordan Gheorghe Bărbulescu

Romanian university professor, Ph.D. in Political Sciences and Sociology

Florin Iordache

Vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania

Tamar Khulordava

Chairwoman of the European Integration Committee of the Parliament of. Georgia

Representatives of European political groups

Siegfried Mureșan

Group of the European People׳s Party (Christian Democrats)

Renate Weber

Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Nicolas Bay

Europe of Nations and Freedom

Bas Eickhout

European Green Party

Violeta Tomić

Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left

Victor Boştinaru

Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament


werkbezoek Tweede Kamer


Roemeens voorzitterschap Europese Unie 1e helft 2019 (Roemeens voorzitterschap)

Van 1 januari tot en met 30 juni 2019 vervulde Roemenië i het voorzitterschap i van de Raad van de Europese Unie i. Roemenië volgde hiermee Oostenrijk i op. Roemenië was voor het eerst voorzitter van de Raad; het land is in 2007 lid geworden van de Europese Unie.

De prioriteiten van het Roemeens voorzitterschap sloten aan bij de gemeenschappelijke doelen van een zogenoemde trojka i, die Roemenië samen met Finland en Kroatië vormt. Die doelen waren onder meer gericht op het versterken van het vertrouwen van burgers in de EU, een toekomstgericht klimaatbeleid en het versterken van de rol van de EU op het wereldtoneel.


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