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Webinar: Future of Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship
Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 1:15
Wednesday, July 22, 2020. 1:15 PM. Webinar: Future of Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship. Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Strategic Foresight. Sponsored by Security and Sustainability Forum. More information here.
Registration is open for the second webinar in the Leadership in Our Time webinar series and diplomat András Simonyi. Guest Maroš Šefčovič is Vice-President of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Strategic Foresight. His responsibilities include forward thinking on Europe, future-proof policymaking as well as the Commission’s relationship with the European Parliament and the General Affairs Council. VP Šefčovič has also set up and leads the European Battery Alliance, a critical aspect of the future of energy, resources and transportation. He is a proponent of a strong transatlantic relationship.
Among other issues the Vice-President will discuss is foresight-driven resilience as the compass of the EU’s strategic policy agenda, Europe’s post Covid-19 economic recovery plan and lessons learned, the role of strategic technologies, including batteries, Europe’s energy security and climate commitments, EU-US relations and the EU’s perspective on the Arctic in terms of security, resources and the environment.