The European Union as a Global Player

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"The European Union as a Global Player", 5 May 2021: We are very proud to host an exclusive digital #EuropeDay2021 celebration! With the opening speech of our Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Sinanoğlu @sinanoglu_ms, twelfth Jean Monnet Chair COAWARE at Istanbul 29 Mayıs Univesity event will be a webinar welcoming very distinguished guest speakers with keynote address by Ms. Federica Mogherini (Rector, College of Europe; Former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission and Italy’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation).

The webinar will reflect upon the issue of the potential of the European Union as a Global Actor based on the views and experiences of the very distinguished speakers and discuss what may be the bureucratic, institutional, political and other impediments to that role.

It will be held via Zoom, on Wednesday May 5, 2021 from 11:00 to 16:00 (GMT+3, Istanbul Time). For the programme of the event please check out our attached schedule. The working language will be English, with no translation. Please fill out this form to register:

 

Please contact Oğuzhan Barçın (Assistant to the Jean Monnet Chair) at oguzbarcin@gmail.com for any inquiries related to the Zoom connection or more broadly to this event.

We are very thankful to be in cooperation with Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC), Economic Development Foundation (IKV) and Beyoğlu Municipality in the organisation of this webinar.

 

THE EUROPEAN UNION AS A GLOBAL PLAYER

Webinar on 5 May 2021, 11:00 to 16:00. (GMT +3, Istanbul time)

Hosted by the Jean Monnet Chair at Istanbul 29 Mayıs University in cooperation with Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC), Economic Development Foundation (İKV) and Beyoğlu Muncipality under the framework of Europe Day.

 

11:00 – 12:15

Welcome and introduction

  • Oğuzhan Barçın, Assistant to the Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

Opening remarks

  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa Sinanoğlu, Rector, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University
  • E. Dr. Ivana Zerec, Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul, Head of Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC)
  • Ayhan Zeytinoğlu, President of Economic Development Foundation (IKV)
  • Haydar Ali Yıldız, Mayor of Beyoğlu, Istanbul
  • Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

Session I:

Keynote Speech

  • Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe; Former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission; Former Italy’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation,: Potential of the EU as a Global Actor

Speeches

  • E. Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer – Landrut, Head of EU Delegation to Turkey: Turkey-EU Relations 
  • E. Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of Turkish MFA and Director for EU Affairs: Potential of the EU as a Global Actor

12.15-12.40: Q&A Session

12.40-12.50 Break

12.50-14.20: Session II

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

  • Dr. Emil Kirchner, Department of Government, University of Essex: The Changing Context of EU – China Relations
  • Andreas List, Former Principal Administrator, EU External Action Service: Thinking about the post Corona EU
  • Xavier Nuttin, Senior Associate and Advisory Board Member at European Institute for Asian Studies: In Search of an EU’s Indo-pacific Strategy in a Changing World Order

14.20-14.30 Break

14.30-16.00: Session III

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Nas, Secretary General of Economic Development Foundation

  • Bernard Brunet, Head of Unit, DG for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission: Current Outlook for Turkey-EU Relations
  • Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst at European Policy Centre: EU and Its Neighbourhood: Prospects for Turkey-EU Co-operation
  • Dr. Dimitrios Triantaphyllou, Department of International Relations, Director, Center for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University: Role of civil society in the future of the EU as a global actor
  • Seda Gürkan, Lecturer in Political Science and European Studies at Universite libre de Bruxelles (ULB): EU’s Global Role and its Normative Power

Closing remarks:

  • Ivana Zerec, Consul General of Croatia in Istanbul and Head of Istanbul Consular Corps (ICC)
  • Dr. Özgür Ünal - Eriş, Jean Monnet Chair, İstanbul 29 Mayıs University

The working language: English. The details of Zoom meeting will be sent prior to the meeting.

Detaylar

  • Tür: Online
  • Yer: Zoom
  • Başlangıç: 05 Mayıs 2021 11:00
Görüntülenme: 291 Yayınlanma Tarihi: 04 Mayıs 2021