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Together Event - Building the Progressive Future Together

Institutional and Political Issues
Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 17:00 - 13:00

Venue: The Square, Glass Entrance  |  City: Bruxelles, Belgium

Join the discussion and send us your thoughts on the progressive future of Europe. We will analyze them all and 7 Ambassadors will be selected for our Together event in Brussels.

Please register here for the day(s) and workshop(s) you would like to attend

PROGRAMME

Day 1, Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Venue: The Square “Golden Hall”, Brussels

17:00
OPENING WITH “TOGETHER” VIDEO AND INTRODUCTION BY THE MODERATOR

17:05-17:15
WELCOME SPEECHES

Gianni PITTELLA, President of the S&D Group
Sergei STANISHEV, President of the PES

17:15-18:35
FOOD FOR THOUGHT

“Post-Capitalism” | Paul MASON, Award Winning British Journalist, Broadcaster and Author
“Post-Migration Societies” | Dr. Naika FOROUTAN, Professor of Social Sciences at Humboldt-University Berlin
“Reinventing the Left” | Sir Paul COLLIER, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Oxford University

Questions & Answers session

18:35-20:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: PROGRESSIVE LEADERS PAVING THE WAY

Paul MAGNETTE, Mayor of Charleroi, Belgium
Pedro SÁNCHEZ, Secretary General of the PSOE, Spain

And more to be announced soon…

Questions & Answers session

20:00
CLOSING

20:15
RECEPTION AND MUSIC

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Day 2, Thursday, 19 October 2017

Venue: The Square, Brussels

10.00 – 10.10
OPENING

Tanja FAJON, Jeppe KOFOD and Péter NIEDERMÜLLER, S&D Vice-Presidents

10.10 – 12.00
PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

1. Defending and strengthening democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights in Europe
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice-President Jo WEIDENHOLZER
2. Looking ahead: Sustainable development and the social dimension
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice Presidents Kathleen VAN BREMPT and Udo BULLMANN
3. Shaping a financial system fit for our common European future
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice President Isabelle THOMAS
4. Asylum and Migration: Solidarity and Real Solutions
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice Presidents Tanja FAJON and Elena VALENCIANO
5. A stronger European Union in a changing world
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice Presidents Jeppe KOFOD and Victor BOŞTINARU
6. Building our future together with Africa
Chaired by: S&D Group President, Gianni PITTELLA
7. Putting social rights at the core of our Union
Chaired by: S&D Group Vice President, Maria João RODRIGUES

12.00 – 12.45
REPORTS FROM WORKSHOPS  AND PRESENTATION OF THE TOGETHER STATEMENTS

12.45 – 13.00
CONCLUSIONS AND ADOPTION OF THE FINAL “TOGETHER” STATEMENT

Gianni PITTELLA, President of the S&D Group

#EUevents

 

Address
Mont des Arts 22
1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

 

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