Challenges to the EU:
The East-West divide

7 December 15:00 - 16:30

The Maastricht Debate Series continues with a critical debate between András Kocsis and Ben Bot. Mr. Kocsis is ambassador of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry and Mr. Bot is former Minister of Foreign Affairs. On the table: the challenges facing Europe, and especially relations between East and West. 

With their extensive experience on national and European administrative level, Mr. Kocsis and Mr. Bot will provide the audience with rare insights on how different European member states deal with the fundamental values of the EU and particularly the preservation of the European rule of law.


  • Registration: 14:00
  • Doors open: 14:40
  • Start debate: 15:00