Past events at the College of Europe (Bruges) – Autumn 2014

High-Level Roundtable on “The Launching of the Second Phase of the European Neighbourhood Policy (2014-2020) in a Challenging Regional Context”, Friday 10 October, College of Europe, Bruges

The Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe, Bruges campus, with the financial support of the European Commission, is organising an afternoon series of public high-level lectures on the European Neighbourhood Policy and challenges in the EU’CoE2s broader neighbourhood and beyond. The speakers, Dr. Fouad M. Ammor, Dr. Roman Petrov and Dr. Claire Spencer, will address three regions: the Maghreb, the Middle East and Eastern Europe with a timely discussion on how the EU can elaborate a new strategy to develop its broader neighbourhood in the light of the most recent challenges in countries like Libya, Syria, Iraq or Ukraine.

1st high-level “EU Diplomacy Lecture” on “The Rights of Others – Why European Human Rights Diplomacy Matters”, 9 October 2014, College of Europe, Bruges

The Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe is launching an annual series of “EU Diplomacy Lectures” in Bruges. The firsCoE1t such public high-level lecture, by EU Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis on “The Rights of Others – Why European Human Rights Diplomacy Matters” will take place on Thursday
, 9 October 2014, followed by a short Q&A session and a reception. EUSR Lambrinidis will explore the role of human rights in EU foreign policy, including some of today’s major challenges in ensuring an effective human rights promotion around the world.