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European Parliament, Heart of the European Democracy?
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Event of the Antall József Knowledge Centre and the Robert Schuman Foundation.
The Antall József Knowledge Centre and the Robert Schuman Foundation cordially invites you
Start of the event: 9:30am, 10 May 2018
Venue: Danube Palace
(5 Zrínyi Street, 1051 Budapest)
Language: English
With the support of the European Parliament, the event will discuss the upcoming European Parliamentary elections from a Hungarian perspective. The conference will revolve around two topics in roundtable discussions: “European values in the 21st century” and “Institutional reforms within the European Parliament in face of the European elections”. The speakers will offer their experience in a joint effort with a comprehensive panel of actors from the political sphere, academics, and civil society.
9:00am – 9:30am: Registration
9:30am – 10am
Keynote: János MARTONYI, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
Zita GURMAI, Foundation for European Progressive Studies, Vice-President
Csaba TÓTH, Republikon Institute, Strategic Director
Ágoston Sámuel MRÁZ, Nézőpont Group, CEO
Boglárka KOLLER, National University of Public Service, Dean
Moderator: Noémi KORÁNYI, Danube Institute, Executive Director
11:45am – 1:15pm: PANEL II:
“Institutional reforms within the European Parliament in face of the European elections”
Balázs MOLNÁR, Deputy Minister of State for European Union Affairs
Barnabás MESTER, Policy Advisor to MEP István Újhelyi
Erzsébet KARDOSNÉ KAPONYI, Corvinus University Budapest, Professor
László BOROS, Eötvös Loránd University, Professor
Moderator: Charles de MARCILLY,
Robert Schuman Foundation, Head of Brussels Office
1:15pm – 1:30pm: Conclusion
Péter DOBROWIECKI, Antall József Knowledge Centre, Head of EU-V4 Office
Hungarian-French-English translation will be available.
This event receives financial support from the European Parliament. Sole liability rests with the organisers, the European Parliament is not responsible for the activity. The Antall József Knowledge Centre and the Robert Schuman Foundation reserve the right to change the programme.

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