Thursday, 19.11.2020 - Live streaming via Facebook

Online-event: EU trade in the time of COVID-19: Facing the challenges, seizing the opportunities

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Athens Office is inviting you on Thursday, November 19th at 6-8pm CET (Brussels Time – for Greek Time: +1 hour) to the online-event «EU trade in the time of COVID-19: Facing the challenges, seizing the opportunities».

We will discuss how the EU Trade is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what its impact on Greece. The recovery of the current crisis can be only achieved through a renewed progressive agenda, providing sustainable development, multilateralism and the modernization of global institutions.

All times are CET (Brussels Time – for Greek Time: +1 hour)

6pm Opening Remarks:
Arne Schildberg, Director FES Athens

6.05pm Introduction to the Topic:
Manolis Christodoulakis, KINAL Secretary General

6.15pm Keynote Speech:
Bernd Lange, MEP, International Trade Committee Chair

Panel Discussion:

  • Barbara Melis, European Parliament, S&D Advisor to the International Trade Committee
  • Giorgos Kavvathas, Head of The Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants (GSEVEE)
  • Prof. Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business, President-Elect European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Elena Papadimitriou, Journalist Skai TV

8pm End of Event

The audience will be able to pose questions and comments in the chat.

Language of the Event will be Greek and English.

To register and watch the event, please follow this link

Ίδρυμα Friedrich- Ebert-Stiftung Ελλάδα

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