Global Conference 2017

The Future of Europe: Is Liberal Democracy in Trouble?

Global Conference 2017

The Future of Europe: Is Liberal Democracy in Trouble?

Liberal democracy has stopped delivering on its promise, at least in the view of millions of voters across Europe, and now finds itself in a growing struggle for survival. The signs are everywhere, from Brexit to the prospect of political victories by far-right candidates in France, Germany and beyond.

How did the EU become an endangered species?
How far will populist anger push Europe's far-right into power?
Can (and should) the EU survive these nationalist movements?

Speakers

Moderator
Alec Russell, Weekend Editor, Financial Times

Speakers
John Emerson, Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany (2013-2017); Former President, Capital Group Private Client Services
David Landsman, Executive Director, Tata Limited; Former British Ambassador to Greece
Lord Mandelson, Chairman, Global Counsel; Former European Trade Commissioner and British First Secretary of State
Alexander Stubb, Member of Parliament; Former Prime Minister of Finland



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