Panel discussion

Thursday 20 October 2016, 18:30 - 20:00

Can Europe’s Politicians Solve the Migration Crisis?

Organised in association with The Europaeum

Auditorium Ivan Pictet A
Maison de la paix, Geneva

As Europe struggles to cope with its largest influx of migrants and refugees since 1945, and with over 3,000 migrant deaths since the beginning of the year, can countries join ranks on a coordinated, coherent response, or is the EU’s open borders arrangement doomed?

Panel:

  • José Manuel Barroso, former President of the European Commission and former Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Karel, Prince of Schwarzenberg, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Norbert Hofer, Joint Acting President of Austria, Third President of the National Council
  • Carol Batchelor, Director of the Division of International Protection, UNHCR

Moderator:

  • Elisabeth Prügl, Professor of International Relations/Political Science, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Organised in association with The Europaeum, an association of 10 leading European universities (including the Graduate Institute) which fosters collaborative research and teaching, allowing students to share common learning and confront common concerns through participating in research projects, workshops, exchanges and summer schools.

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