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Which Italian Strategy for the EU?

Empowered by the elections’ results, the Italian Government is about to take the lead of the EU agenda with the upcoming EU Presidency Semester. Sandro Gozi, Undersecretary of State responsible for European Affairs and Policies, has recently emphasized the need for an ambitious economic reform strategy. Synergies between structural reform at national level and parallel […]

Date: Jun 20 - Topic: Macroeconomic policy

Empowered by the elections’ results, the Italian Government is about to take the lead of the EU agenda with the upcoming EU Presidency Semester.

Sandro Gozi, Undersecretary of State responsible for European Affairs and Policies, has recently emphasized the need for an ambitious economic reform strategy.

Synergies between structural reform at national level and parallel EU policies will have to be prompted. Priority will be given to growth, industrial policies, the fight against unemployment, a common EU energy policy, digital innovation and a revamped role of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

These main challenges will move together with the objective of strengthening fundamental rights and the institutional dialogue, together with helping Europeans keep pace with a fast changing world. These pillars combined together will contribute to bring Europe closer to its citizens.

During this lunch event, Undersecretary Sandro Gozi will present the Italian Government’s objectives (and their actual plan to achieve them). Gregor Peter Schmitz (Der Spiegel) will trigger the discussion moderated by Bruegel’s director Guntram Wolff.

Speakers

  • Sandro Gozi, Undersecretary of State responsible for European Affairs
  • Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel
  • Chair: Guntram Wolff, Bruegel

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  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: Friday 20 June 2014, 12.30-13.45. Lunch will be served after the event at 13.45.
  • Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Manager – [email protected]
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