3 May 2019

Welcomes at Palazzo Vecchio


Welcome Addresses – Dario Nardella, Mayor, Municipality of Florence; Enrico Rossi, President, Tuscany Region
Leonardo Bassilichi, President, Chamber of Commerce, Florence; Renaud Dehousse, President, EUI

Institutional Welcome Address – Enzo Moavero Milanesi, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

The State of the Union Address – Hanspeter Kriesi, Stein Rokkan Chair in Comparative Politics


High Level DiscussionThe Future of the European Union as a mission for all of usKlaus Iohannis, President of Romania in conversation with Klaus-Dieter Frankenberger, Foreign Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


High Level Address – L’Europe à la croisée des cheminsJean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, France


Panel DebateRestoring people’s trust in the Single Market for banking and finance


Panel DebateTackling disinformation and strengthening election integrity to support democracy



Closing Address – Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy