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Video recordings of previous sessions

5 May 20174 May 2017

Palazzo Vecchio

 

Morning sessions – Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio

9.00 – 9.15
Welcome – Salone dei Cinquecento

9.15 – 9.30

Introductory Remarks by Angelino Alfano, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs

9.30 – 10.00

Address by Antonio Tajani, President, European Parliament

10.00 – 10.30

Address by Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission

10.30 – 11.00
The State of the Union Address – Still United in Diversity?

11.00 – 12.15
The European Union at Sixty

12.15 – 12.45
Investing in Europe

Afternoon sessions – Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio

14.45 – 16.15
EU Citizens’ Rights: a Priority for the Negotiations with the UK

16.15 – 16.45
Cooperation and Partnerships, the European Way

16.45 – 17.30
The Global Refugee Emergency and Europe’s Response

17.30 – 18.00
Perspectives on European Integration after the Rome Declaration and the European Commission White Paper

18.00 – 18.30
The Future of Europe and the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU

18.30 – 19.00

Closing Address by Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy

Badia Fiesolana

 

Morning sessions – Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana

09.30 – 10.00
The State of The Union Opening

10.15 – 11.30
Letting the Citizens Decide – Plebiscites and Populists

11.45 – 13.00
Nothing to Hide: Privacy and Surveillance in Europe

Morning sessions – Teatro, Badia Fiesolana

11.45 – 13.00
Genuine Links and Useful Passports: A Decline of Citizenship?

Afternoon sessions – Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana

14.45 – 16.00
Free Movement vs. Social Solidarity: Does EU Citizenship Undermine European Welfare States?

16.15 – 17.45
The EU and the Challenge of Economic and Monetary Integration

Afternoon sessions – Teatro, Badia Fiesolana

Sessions

14.45 – 16.00
The Refugee Emergency: Assessing the Political and Policy Responses

16.15 – 17.45
Towards a People’s Europe: What role for Parliaments in coming decades?