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Kick-off Instigation AGORA Forum

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09:00 - 16:00
Institut d'Études Européennes, ULB, Brussels
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SURFING ON OR DROWNING IN COMPLEXITY – THE EUROPEAN UNION IN TODAY’S UNSTABLE WORLD

The first Forum of the GEM-STONES project was set-up to facilitate the integration of the GEM-STONES’ four research work-package teams, and to broaden the project’s internal scientific dialogues with input from third parties and other communities.

On the first day of the Forum, the GEM-STONES doctoral fellows visited the McKinsey Solutions and Knowledge Center, and attended a meeting of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) at the European Parliament. The fellows also drafted and discussed critical reviews of a set of chapters drawn from the edited volume on “Globalisation, Multilateralism, Europe: Towards a Better Global Governance?” [Telò, 2013 : Routledge], and participated in special research dialogues organised at the Institut d’Études Européennes.

On the second day of the Forum, a diverse community of academics, researchers, officials and representatives from civil society organisations came together for roundtable discussions on the EU's competencies in managing increasing global instability and complexity.

Roundtable 1 “The European Union in a Global World: Institutionalisation in the Face of Complexity”

Chair: Pr.Dr. Florian Trauner (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Roundtable 2 “The European Union in a Global World: Networking in the Face of Complexity”

Chair: Pr. Amandine Crespy (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Roundtable 3 “The European Union in a Global World: Networking in the Face of Complexity”

Chair: Pr. Mario Telò (Universiteé Libre de Bruxelles & LUISS Guido Carli di Roma)

Roundtable 4 “The European Union in a Global World: Policy Framing in the Face of Complexity”

Chair: Pr. Nicolas Levrat (Université de Genève)

 

AGORA Forum 2017 Brochure

This project has received funding from the European Union's horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No 722826.