“The Future of Europe and the EU-Japan Partnership: The War in Ukraine and its Impact on Europe and Beyond”
|General public / Enrolled students / International students / Alumni / Companies / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
|July 12, 2022 13:00 — 14:45
|Hongo Area Campus
|Yasuda Auditorium, The University of Tokyo
|Advance registration required
|June 13, 2022 — July 12, 2022
AbstractThe war in Ukraine has shaken our confidence in peace and prosperity within Europe and beyond. What is needed to overcome such a crisis in international relations? H.E. Herman Van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council, leads the discussion by sharing his insights on the future of Europe and Japan which will be followed by Q&A sessions with students and others.
Speaker ProfileH.E. Herman Van Rompuy (President Emeritus of the European Council)
Herman Van Rompuy, former Prime Minister of Belgium, is now President of the European Policy Centre and a visiting Professor in several universities (the College of Europe, KULeuven and others). He was the first full-time President of the European Council to take office when the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2009. He has been awarded many honours and prizes, among which the Charlemagne Prize – Internationale Karlspreis. He received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the EU in 2012. In 2015, King Philippe II of Belgium ennobled Herman Van Rompuy by making him a Count.