Inaugural Workshop of the IG “The European Union as a Global Actor” – 5th ESIL Biennial Meeting – Valencia 13-15 September 2012
The EU Global Interest Group will gather for an inaugural workshop on Thursday 13 September 2012 at 9:30 am before the official start of the ESIL Biennial meeting. Our keynote speaker will be Professor Piet Eeckhout, one of the founding members of the IG, who will give a lecture on “The constitutionalization of European Foreign Policy”. After a debate on the ideas presented by Professor Eeckhout, we will have an opportunity to introduce ourselves and discuss future activities for the group. We are also planning an informal gathering for dinner on Wednesday 12 September 2012 at a nice restaurant. We will keep the group posted about the place and time of our dinner in Valencia.
Here is the programme of the Inaugural Workshop of the IG “The European Union as a Global Actor”
9:30 – Brief introduction to the aims of the IG by the founding members
10:00 – Welcome lecture on “The constitutionalization of European foreign policy”, Professor Piet Eeckhout, King’s College London, followed by discussion
11:00 – Opportunity for members of the IG to introduce themselves and to discuss possible future activities of the group