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An EU budget for Europe’s future with Johannes Hahn

How do we make the EU fit for future?

Date: July 7, 2020, 2:00 pm Topic: Macroeconomic policy

livestream on 7 july @ 14:00 cet

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The COVID-19 health and financial crisis has brought about disruption to the path Europe had set out for itself to become braver, greener and fairer.

At this event, Zsolt Darvas of Bruegel and Mehreen Khan of the Financial Times are in conversation with Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Budget and Administration.

The COVID-19 pandemic confronts the EU with an unprecedented health and economic crisis. In this discussion, we will look at how the European Commission’s proposal for the next multiannual EU budget and its ambitious recovery plan will not only ensure that we overcome the crisis but prepare us at the same time to be more resilient for the next ones to come. However, more importantly, we will examine how the crisis also constitutes an opportunity to make the EU fit for the future by implementing reforms and investing in the green and digital transformation of its economy and society.

This event is part of a series of talks and debates with Europe’s political leaders jointly organised by the Financial Times and Bruegel.

This event is online only.

You will be able to access the livestream on this page, TwitterYoutube, and Facebook without any registration.

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Schedule

Jul 7, 2020

14:00-15:00

Conversation

Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Budget and Administration

Mehreen Khan, EU correspondent, Financial Times

Questions through Sli.do with #EU2020

Speakers

Zsolt Darvas

Senior Fellow

Johannes Hahn

European Commissioner for Budget and Administration

Mehreen Khan

EU correspondent, Financial Times

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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