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Events

Events

Wednesday 16 September

State of the Union Speech by the President of the European Commission

The ECR Group is looking with great interest to the address from Commission President von der Leyen on the State of the European Union on Wednesday morning. The ECR believes that the legislative should now focus on Europe’s economic recovery. However, the European Conservatives and Reformists have always stated that the current health crisis should not be exploited as an opportunity to establish an even more centralised Europe. The ECR opposes centralist Brussels impositions, and believes that the EU should be more flexible and respectful of the prerogatives of the different countries.

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POSTPONED: ECR Africa Summit 2020

Building on the success of the first ECR Africa Summit in 2019, this year’s Summit will examine and discuss policy options to develop a stronger relationship between Europe and Africa as we enter a new decade. Africa and Europe are in the midst of a massive transformation in their economic, political and social structures and can learn much from each other in seizing new opportunities and tackling their common challenges. Four high level panel discussions will address specific topics such as: governance and stability; the role of women in the successful development in Africa; the tools available to further mobilise private investment in Africa; and discuss the role of both European and African companies in the digitalisation of the African continent.

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Wednesday 5th February 2020

Maritime Security and the Blue Economy

On Wednesday the 5th February 2020, the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR Group) is organising the first ECR International Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy, which aims to look at challenges and opportunities of security in our seas and oceans, and the future of maritime trade from both a European and Transatlantic perspective.

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PHS 7C50, Tuesday @ 16:00

30 Years after the collapse of communism: Central European legacy

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, ECR MEP Alexandr Vondra on Tuesday 12 November will be hosting an event on "30 Years after the Collapse of Communism. Central European Legacy".

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Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Challenges for beekeeping in the EU - long term solutions

On Tuesday 19th November ECR Bulgarian MEP, Andrey Slabakov, will host an event titled 'Challenges for beekeeping in the EU - long term solutions'. Honeybee colonies play an essential part in the environment and in agriculture by making plant reproduction possible through pollination and with beekeepers supporting the rural economy. Beekeeping is present in all EU member states and the EU is the second most important honey producer in the world. Visit our event and hear more about the challenges facing the sector.

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Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Bloggers and influencers vs. encyclopaedias

Reception "Bloggers and influencers vs. encyclopaedias: Understanding the importance of expert-authored and verified information sources"

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