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Europe Day: A New Beginning for Europe!
8 May 2020 from 18.00 to 20.00
The event will be live streamed - come and join us at https://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/
Or, join us here: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/europe-day-a-new-beginning-for/2619505455035750/

  • 18.00: Opening
  • Welcome by Moderator, Katrina Sichel
  • Video Projection : Europe Day : 70th Anniversary of the Schuman Declaration
  • Opening statement Iratxe García Pérez - S&D President
  • Video Message from Progressive Leaders:
    • David Sassoli - President of the European  Parliament
    • Pedro Sánchez - Prime Minister of Spain
    • Olaf Scholz - Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister, Germany
  • Debate Panel 1: Rebuilding Solidarity in Europe
    • Iratxe García Pérez - S&D President
    • Nicolas Schmit - Jobs and Social Rights EU Commissionner
    • Paul Magnette - President of the Belgian Parti Socialiste, Mayor of Charleroi
    • Luca Visentini - Secretary General ETUC
    • Ana Pirtskhalava - Secretary General of YES and IUSY
    • Brando Benifei - Head of the Italian Delegation,  S&D Group
    • Lisa Völkel - Berliner Tafel
  • Debate Panel 2: Fighting for a Strong European Democracy
    • Sergei Stanishev - PES President
    • Gabriele Bischoff - Vice-Chair of AFCO Committee, S&D Group
    • Christophe Clergeau - PES Group in the Committee of the Regions, France
    • Klára Dobrev- Vice-President of the European Parliament, S&D Group
    • Alicia Homs Ginel, President YES (Young European Socialists)
    • Domènec Ruiz Devesa – Coordinator of the AFCO committee, S&D Group
    • Domagoj Hajdukovic - Deputy Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, Croatian Parliament
       
  • Closing remarks: Miriam Dalli - S&D Vice-President
     

     

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MEPs involved

GARCÍA PÉREZ Iratxe

GARCÍA PÉREZ Iratxe

President
Spain
DALLI Miriam

DALLI Miriam

Head of delegation
Vice-president
Malta
RUIZ DEVESA Domènec

RUIZ DEVESA Domènec

Coordinator
Spain
BENIFEI Brando

BENIFEI Brando

Head of delegation
Member
Italy
BISCHOFF Gabriele

BISCHOFF Gabriele

Member
Germany
DOBREV Klára

DOBREV Klára

Member
Hungary
SASSOLI David-Maria

SASSOLI David-Maria

Member
Italy
STANISHEV Sergei

STANISHEV Sergei

Member
Bulgaria

S&D press contact

Tuttlies Utta
Head of Department

TUTTLIES Utta

Germany

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