Organisatie: Het Montesquieu Instituut en de Gemeente Den Haag
Vr 25 oktober | 16.30-19.00 |Kloosterkerk, The Hague (Lange Voorhout 4)
Former president of South Africa, Frederik W. de Klerk, delivers the 12th Europe Lecture. Along with professor Karel van Wolferen, University of Amsterdam, De Klerk will give his view on 'Europe in the World'. The lecture takes place on October 25th in the Kloosterkerk, The Hague.
During the presidency of De Klerk (1989-1998) the Apartheid was abolished in South Africa. Moreover, De Klerk put an end to the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela in 1990. After the first 'free' elections in 1994, De Klerk became vice-president in the government of President Mandela. In 1993, De Klerk and Mandela received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts.
The central theme of the 12th Europe Lecture is 'Europe in the World'. Former president De Klerk will share his view on the performance of the European Union on the world stage. What is the actual international political significance of Europe? The former president will also share his opinion on the future of the European Union.
Additionally, Van Wolferen analyses the relationship between the European Union, Japan and the United States. Which political and economic developments in the world are relevant to the European Union?
The moderator of the Europe Lecture is Ben Bot, former Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Date: Friday, October 25th, 2013
Venue: Kloosterkerk, The Hague (Lange Voorhout 4)
Entrance: Tickets are € 9,- per person.
More information and tickets are available online: www.europelecture.com
The Europe Lecture is founded in 1992. The Lecture aims to stimulate the public debate and focuses on the meaning of Europe from a socio-economic, political or cultureal perspective. Previous speakers include the former British minister of Foreign Affairs Lord Peter Carrington, former prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Richard Goldstone, former Irish President Mary Robinson, former NATO-secretary Javier Solana and president of the European Council Herman van Rompuy.
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