Annual Meeting of the Members and Board of Advisors     Print Email
Tuesday, 25 October 2011

On October 25, 2011, The European Institute held its Annual Meeting of the Members and Board of Advisors at the Belgian Residence, hosted by His Excellency Jan Matthysen, Ambassador of Belgium to the United States.  Moderated by Nova Daly, Public Policy Consultant at Wiley Rein LLP, the panelists: Kathleen Doherty, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of State; Dr. Christian Burgsmüller, Counselor and Head of the Transport, Energy, Environment and Nuclear Matters Section at the Delegation of the European Union; Barbara Matthews, Managing Director at BCM International Regulatory Analytics LLC and The Honorable Bart Gordon, Partner at K&L Gates discussed the transatlantic relationship, energy and environment priorities, the ongoing economic crisis and the need and opportunities for innovation on both sides of the Atlantic.  

The panel was followed by a dinner discussion with David Mark, Senior Editor at POLITICO who shared his insight into the current U.S. political landscape and the upcoming 2012 elections.

 
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    By Michael Mosettig

    To the union leaders who occupy offices inside, the big white building just north of Lafayette Square in Washington is known as The House of Labor. Encased on marble, with a view of the White House, it exudes the power that once belonged to leaders of American labor unions to help pick and elect Democratic Party presidents and push their agendas through Congress.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

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