Britain leaves the European Union
Today is Britain's last day as an EU member. At midnight the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. However, after the Brexit will be completed tonight, there are still many unanswered questions. How does the future of Europe look like? What will happen to Britain after the Brexit? What questions remain to be resolved?
Many of our speakers are experts on issues relating to Europe.
One of them is Jean-Claude Juncker who was President of the European Commission from 2014 to 2019. Our speaker Jean-Claude Juncker is regarded as the motor and pioneer of European unification. He is a passionate European who has never doubted the European cause. He has received numerous awards for his commitment to Europe.
As Juncker's predecessor in the office of President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso is also an expert on all matters relating to Europe. His term of office included the signing of the Lisbon Treaty and the award of the Nobel Peace Prize, which our speaker Barroso received on behalf of the EU together with Council President Van Rompuy. In his speeches, he explains why Europe is important and looks into the future of Europe.
Our speaker Ulrike Guérot is director of the European Democracy Lab at the European School of Governance and a passionate European. In her committed lectures she speaks, among other things, about the Euro crisis since 2009 and the history of European integration from Maastricht until today. The possible consequences and implications of Brexit are another subject of her lectures.
Sigmar Gabriel, former German Foreign Minister and Chairman of Atlantik-Brücke e.V., is another one of our speakers, who lectures on Europe and Brexit as well as the future of Europe. Sigmar Gabriel is one of Germany's best political speakers, who delights his audience by outlining his views openly and clearly.
Our speaker Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek Minister of Finance, Member of the Greek Parliament, founder of the European democracy movement DiEM25 and economist, talks in his keynotes about the future of the European Monetary Union, about Brexit and the future of Europe as well as about the European crisis and its global context.