More Europe - launching event

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 17:30
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More Europe was launched on December 8th, 2011, in Bozar in Brussels, with a high-level debate: Europe in the world - The role of culture and soft power, which brought together artists, civil society, politicians and policy makers from all over Europe.

Opening remarks
Rosa Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Wolfang Petritsch, Chairman of the Board, European Cultural Foundation
Presentation of EUNIC Yearbook 2011 - Europe's foreign cultural relations
Ana Paula Laborinho, President, EUNIC global
Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service
Leila Shahid, General Delegate of Palestine to the EU, Belgium and Luxembourg
Gottfried Wagner, Special Envoy for the Austrian Ministry of Culture & More Europe project adviser
Frederic Martel, journalist, writer & author of Mainstream, Enquête sur la guerre globale de la culture et des médias
Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, American University of Paris
Rosa Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre


Read the Event Report from the European Policy Centre and watch our video here:

Documents from the More Europe - launch event:

  • Event Report, by the European Policy Centre
  • press release 8 Dec. 2011
  • press release 15 Dec. 2011
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