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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

President
Spain

DALLI Miriam

Head of delegation
Vice-president
Malta

RUIZ DEVESA Domènec

Coordinator
Spain

BENIFEI Brando

Head of delegation
Member
Italy

BISCHOFF Gabriele

Member
Germany

DOBREV Klára

Member
Hungary

SASSOLI David-Maria

Member
Italy

STANISHEV Sergei

Member
Bulgaria

S&D press contact

Tuttlies Utta
Head of Department

TUTTLIES Utta

Germany

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