EU Parliament President Buzek to speak at Columbia University on "After Lisbon: a Strengthened EU Parliament in the Transatlantic Partnership"
Sommaire: 22 April 2010, New York - European Parliament President Mr. Jerzy Buzek will speak about "After Lisbon: a Strengthened European Parliament in the Translatlantic Partnership" at Columbia University on Friday, 30 April 2010 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
The European Union Delegation to the UN
in collaboration with Columbia-Paris Alliance Program, the European Institute, the Italian Academy, the School of International and Public Affairs, and the European Students Association
A LECTURE BY MR. JERZY BUZEK, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT,
"After Lisbon: a Strengthened European Parliament in the Transatlantic Partnership"
Friday, 30 April from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Columbia Italian Academy
1161 Amsterdam Avenue, at W. 116th Street
New York, NY
Open to the public - RSVP required
Space is limited
President Buzek will address the European Parliament's expanded role after the Lisbon Treaty and what this means in terms of transatlantic relations.
Jerzy Buzek has been the President of the European Parliament since July 14th, 2009, after having won the largest majority of any European Parliament President since the first direct elections in 1979. First elected as a Member of the European Parliament from Poland in 2004, Mr. Buzek's roles have included serving as the Vice-President of the European Energy Forum and representing the European Parliament during the elections in Ukraine, supporting the Orange Revolution. Mr. Buzek was the Prime
Minister of Poland from 1997 until 2001, during which time he brought Poland into NATO and negotiated the terms of Poland's accession to the European Union. In addition to politics, Mr. Buzek's career spans chemical engineering, human rights and environmental activism, and education. For more about President Buzek, please see: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/alliance/Biography-Jerzy-Buzek.pdf
- Ref: PRESS10-003EN
- Source UE: Union Européenne
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- Date: 22/4/2010
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