Calendar of events

This is a provisional calendar and details of events and speakers are subject to confirmation to EPC members by e-mail.

These events are only open to EPC members, EU officials and the media, unless specified otherwise.

December 2017

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 15.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
EU Resettlement Policies: Past, Present, Future
Speaker(s):
Catherine Woollard, Secretary General, European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Jo De Backer, Regional Thematic Specialist for Resettlement, International Organization for Migration
Peter O’Sullivan, Resettlement Officer, UNHCR
Aleksandar Romanovic, Policy Officer, DG Home, Asylum Unit, European Commission
Marie De Somer, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Participation request


Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 09.30 to 16.45
Roundtable
Border management and foreign policy in the Central Mediterranean
Speaker(s):
Alice Alunni, Researcher, School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University
Eugenio Ambrosi, Regional Director, International Organization for Migration
Francesca Fabbri, Junior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Florence Gaub, Deputy Director, EU Institute for Security Studies
Giulia Laganà, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society Foundations
Frank Mc Namara, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Aspasia Papadopoulou, Senior Policy Officer External Affairs, European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Roderick Parkes, Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies
Matteo Villa, Research Fellow, Italian Institute for International Political Studies


Part of the project All Things to All Men - Geopolitics and Competing Priorities at the EU’s External Border, it is jointly undertaken by the European Policy Centre and the European Union Institute for Security Studies and kindly supported by Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Ministry of the Interior of Finland.


Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 10.00 to 12.15
Roundtable
Refugee integration into the labour market: The role of employers
Speaker(s):
Klaus Heeger, Secretary General, European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions
Marina Malgina, Head of Section for Recognition of Refugees' Qualifications, NOKUT Norway
Arancha Fernandez Igoa, Europe HR Operations Director, UPS
Bruce Roch, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Adecco Group
Julie Bodson, Advocacy Coordinator, Duo for a Job
Salvatore Sofia, Project Coordinator, Eurocities
Claire Dhéret, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Marie De Somer, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Registration: By invitation only


Monday, 18 December 2017 - 10.30 to 11.30
Post-Summit Briefing
Post-Summit Briefing
Speaker(s):
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Registration: Participation request


January 2018

Monday, 15 January 2018 - 15.00 to 16.00
CHES Policy Briefing
EU Health Council Briefing and EU Presidency priorities
Speaker(s):
Tairi Täht, Counsellor for Health Affairs, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the European Union
Zlatimira Dobreva, First Secretary (Health), Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union
Claire Dhéret, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Open for registration


Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 15.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
The European economic outlook 2018
Speaker(s):
Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

...other speakers to be confirmed
Registration: Not yet open for registration


Monday, 29 January 2018 - 14.00 to 18.30
Launch event of the European Energy Poverty Observatory.
Stepping up the EU fight against energy poverty
Speaker(s):
Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

...other speakers to be confirmed
Registration: Not yet open for registration