State of the EU in 2018 and beyond: How can Europe succeed after EP elections?

11. October 2018 - Aula, Ekonomická univerzita v Bratislave

Date: 11 October 2018

Place: Main Hall, University of Economics, Bratislava

Organizers: Representation of the European Commission (ZEK) – EU Citizens Dialogue, Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA)

Partners: Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, University of Economics, Bratislava,

Aims: The main aim of the conference is to analyze the state of the EU following the September speech by Jean-Claude Juncker on the state of the Union and explore ways how the EU can materialize Juncker’s ambition to become a more global financial and economic player and more effective security and international actor. The timing of the conference will allow for discussion of the main achievements and failures of the current European Commission. It will also provide space for debate on how the EU can succeed politically while facing Brexit and growing anti-European movements across member states in the run-up to EP elections in 2019. 

Languages       Slovak and English with simultaneous interpretation

Live stream


State of the EU_2018 [EN]

Stav EÚ_2018 [SK]

Registration deadline: October 9, 2018