The report of the Finnish Pre-Presidency Conference, organised in Helsinki on 6-7 June 2019 by TEPSA and its Finnish member Finnish Institute of International Affairs, is now available!
The aim of the TEPSA Pre-Presidency Conference was to provide sound assessment, analysis and advice on topical issues facing the EU in general and the Council Presidency in particular. In this context, the conference addressed key themes and topics such as the Future of Europe in light of EU elections, EU defence in the changing security policy landscape and the Finnish Presidency priorities. Other key topics included Growth and Multi-Annual Financial Framework, Rule of Law challenges, and the Future of EU-Africa relations. Keynote speakers included the Commission’s Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, the EU’s Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier and a representative of the Finnish government.
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