Provisional program and expected speakers

The agenda is not final and it is subject to minor changes or additions


Nicolas Schmit

Minister for Labour, Employment and Social & Solidarity Economy, Luxembourg

From 1998 to 2004, he was Luxembourg’s ambassador and permanent representative to the European Union in Brussels. From 2000 to 2001, he was also the personal representative of the Luxembourg Prime Minister at the Intergovernmental Conference preparing the Treaty of Nice. From 2002 to 2003, he furthermore represented the government as a deputy member at the meetings of the European Convention on the Future of Europe.


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