Celebrating The Maastricht Treaty, 1 November 2018

Celebrating The Maastricht Treaty, 1 November 2018

25 YEARS MAASTRICHT TREATY: CELEBRATING THE SUCCESSES AND FACING THE CHALLENGES

1 NOVEMBER 2018, MAASTRICHT, PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

09.00 - 09.45   Registration
09.15 -  09.45  Coffee/Tea
10.00 - 10.05   Opening Martin Unfried, Maastricht University
10.05 - 10.15   Welcome by Theo Bovens, Governor of the Province Limburg
10.15 - 10.20   Roger Casale, New Europeans
10.20 - 10.25   Hildegard Schneider, Maastricht University
10.25 - 10. 40  Bruno De Witte, Professor in EU Law, Maastricht University
                       
25 Years Maastricht Treaty: Looking back and looking forward
 
10.40 - 11.10 FIRST PANEL:
Roger Casale (Chair) Founder and General Secretary, New Europeans
Maria Laura Franciosi, journalist
Philippe Mazuel, President of PACE
Brendan Donnelly, Director of The Federal Trust
Luca Jahier, President, European Economic and Social Committee (TBC)
 
11.10 - 11.40 SECOND PANEL:
Hildegard Schneider, Maastricht University (Chair)  
Lisa Waddington, Professor in European Disability Law, Maastricht University
Dora Kostakopoulou, Professor in EU Law, Warwick University
Dagmar Schiek, Professor in EU Law, Queen’s University, Belfast
Tony Simpson, Permanent EU citizenship ECU Campaign
 
11.40 - 12.10 Discussion with Young People from all over Europe and Peter van der Hijden, (previously EU Commission, Brussels)
 
12.10 - 12.20   Jaap Hoeksma, The Maastricht Model: A Present for Europe
12.20 - 12.35   Final Discussion
12.35 - 12.45   Closing words and presentation of the Maastricht Manifesto
12.45 - 12.50   Groupsphoto/Signature of the Maastricht Manifesto
12.50 - 13.25   Lunch in the “Grote Staat”
13.30               End of the symposium