European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes will give experiences into the repercussions of the late European Parliament races in an exceptional occasion at RMIT University tomorrow (18 June).
The decisions bring up numerous issues for Europe, with astounding contrasts in voting examples over the Member States, and an expand in Eurosceptic Members of the European Parliament.
· What does this mean for Europe?
· What are the ramifications for the new European Union administration and for the future course of Europe?
· What are the ramifications for Australia?
These are the inquiries Vice-President Kroes will examine in her discourse at RMIT, which will be trailed by a Q&a session.
As Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, Vice-President Kroes’ portfolio incorporates the data and interchanges engineering (ICT) and information transfers parts.
She initially earned an universal notoriety as European Commissioner for Competition, a part she held from 2004 to 2009.
Prior to this she was a part of the Dutch Parliament, serving as Minister for Transport, Public Works and Telecommunications in the Netherlands.
VP Kroes was President of Nyenrode University, has served on different organization sheets and has worked with philanthropy gatherings, prompting the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and World Cancer Research Fund.
She is dynamic on online networking and has a progressing enthusiasm toward mental wellbeing issues.
The occasion is introduced by the European Union Delegation in Australia, in conjunction with the Melbourne Press Club, the EU Center at RMIT University, the University of Melbourne, Monash University, and the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
What: European Parliament elections: Future Directions for Europe and Implications for Australia
When: Wednesday 18 June, 5.30pm
Where: RMIT University, Kaleide Theatre, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne