Events 2015-2016

27/05/2016 Terrorism & Security Concerns in the Transatlantic and European Context: Conference & Debate Chaired by Professor Simon Peterman (Emeritus Professor, Université de Liège-ULG, Free University of Brussels-ULB), H.E. François de Kerchove d'Exaerde (Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Belgium to NATO), Mr. Gilles de Kerchove (EU Counter Terrorism Coordinator at the General Secretariat of the Council of European Union)

14/05/2016 African views about EU-ACP partnrship: Ambassadorial Debate Chaired by Professor Christopher Clapham (Cambridge University), H.E. Teshome Toga (Ambassador of Ethiopia to Benelux countries & EU), H.E. Johnson Weru (Ambassador of Kenya to Belgium, Luxembourg & EU), H.E. Ajay Kumar Bramdeo (Permanent Representative of the African Union to EU), Mr. Suleiman Umar (Charge d'Affaires of Nigeria Embassy), Mr. Cahsai Berhane (Former Official ACP States Secretariat)

23/04/2016 The Future of EU-CELAC relations: Ambassadorial Debate Chaired by Professor Laurence Whitehead (Oxford University), Mr. Roland Schäfer (Director for the Americas, EEAS), Mr. Jean-Arthur Régibeau (Director General for Multilateral Affairs & Globalization, Belgian Foreign Ministry), Mr. Francisco Coy (Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Colombia), Mrs. Valeria Csukasi (Minister, Mission of Uruguay to thr EU), Mr. Jose Maria Arbilla (Charge d'Affaires, Embassy of Argentina), Mrs. Elia Sosa Nishizaki (Counsellor, Embassy of Mexico), Mr. Enrique Campoverde (Councellor, Embassy of Venezuella)

10/03/2016 CERIS Visit International Crisis Group - ICG : presentation ICG, Rountable Discussion "Conflict Prevention and Peace Building" and "The role and impact of think-tanks in the international policy decision making", Chaired by Isabelle Arradon (Deputy Chief Policy Officer & Director of Research, International Crisis Group - ICG)

13/02/2016 Is the UK likely to step out ? Thoughts about a possible "Brexit" and its impact   Conference Chaired by Mr. John Wyles (ECO-European Communications)

12/02/2016  The enlarged European Union and its neighbours Video Conference delivered from Harvard University by Prof. Jacques Rupnik (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris - IEP, SciencesPo Paris, Centre de Recherches Internationales – CERI, Harvard University)

06/02/2016  The future of the EU Roundtable discussion chaired by H.E. Ambassador Reinhard Bettzuege (Former Ambassador of Germany), H.E. Claude-France Arnould (Ambassador of France, Brussels), H.E. Rüdiger Lüdeking (Ambassador of Germany, Brussels)

06/02/2016 Paris COP21/CMP11 United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 : Outcome,  challenges and prospects Conference chaired by John Sauven (Green Peace UK, Executive Director) and Howard Nicholas (International Institute of Social Studies - ISS, Den Haag)

05/02/2016  From European Integration to disintegration Conference Delivered by Mr. Jean Arthur Régibeau (Director General, Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)


30/01/2016 Negotiating with terrorists , Seminar Chaired by Professor Guy Olivier Faure (Université de Paris, Sorbonne)

29/01/2016  Terrorism & asymmetric wars, Seminar Chaired by Professor Guy Olivier Faure (Université de Paris, Sorbonne)

05/12/2015 Counter-Terrorism, Seminar Chaired by Juliette Bird (Nato's Counter Terrorism section, Emerging Security Challenges Division)

04/12/2015 Tackling Terrorism: A Drama in 3 acts, Seminar Chaired by Juliette Bird (Nato's Counter Terrorism section, Emerging Security Challenges Division)

02/12/2015 The European Union and the Migrant Crisis Ambassadorial Rountable Discussion Chaired by Ambassador Pierre Vimont (Personal Envoy of the President of the European Council for the Valetta Summit on Migration, Former Executive Secretary General of the EEAS), H.E. Rüdiger Lüdeking (Ambassador of Germany, Brussels), Andrej Groselj (Head of the Justice and Home Affairs Unit, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU), Mohamed Igueh Ofleh (Senior Economist, Permanent Mission of the African Union, Brussels)

27/11/2015 DAESH : A Global Threat?, Seminar Chaired by Professor Simon Petermann (University of Liège - ULG, Free University of Brussels - ULB)

06&07/11/2015 Keynes versus Hayek : Domestic Politics in Hard economic times Confrontation between Anastasia Nesvetailova (Director of City Political Economy Research Center - CITYPERC and economic advisory panel of Jeremy Corbin - Alternative economic program to post crisis austerity, City University of London) & Professor Michael Ben-Gad (US National Academy of Sciences Panel - Advocate of free markets and limited government investigation in the Economy, City University of london)