Wednesday, April 23
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Ave.
Free. Registration recommended; call 612-871-4907
Join European experts and policy makers at the American Swedish Institute to discuss the 2014 European Union Parliament elections, the current status of the EU, the role of the parliament in the EU, and key European and national issues facing voters across the pond. The evening is part lecture, part expert round table, and part Q&A, so come prepared to participate.
European Parliamentary Election Panelists:
Jean-Luc Robert of the European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress will speak about the parliament's role in EU decision-making and about the main issues in the May elections.
Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at Johns Hopkins' Center for Transatlantic Relations will examine the role of the radical right in the elections.
Mary T Curtin, the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Policy Diplomat in Residence, will offer an American perspective on the EU and the Parliament.
Sponsored by the Finlandia Foundation-Twin Cities, the Institute for Global Studies and European Studies Consortium at the University of Minnesota and The Minnesota International Center .