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What is Progressive? The EU and the changing multilateral system

The EU has been often found lacking in its practical defence of multilateralism, despite its many efforts. What is often missing in carrying out this important task is a sense of strategic prioritisation and political will so that the Union showcases the strength and conviction required to shape and bend global governance and regional developments towards a more positive, progressive direction.

Against this backdrop, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Rome, in cooperation with the German Italian Centre for Excellence Villa Vigoni, have joined forces to organize an international conference on the EU’s engagement with the changing global, multilateral system.

At a critical time for the EU, the overall objective of this conference is to promote an important and timely debate on the policy pathways through which Europe can shape this engagement towards a more progressive direction.

Draft agenda to follow.

location

Menaggio, Italy, Villa Vigoni, Menaggio, Como Lake, Italy

date

Friday, 18 October 2019 - Saturday, 19 October 2019

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