MEP Series: Marina Kaljurand. EU-Russia Relations Towards a New Cold War? The Foreign Policy Role of the European Parliament.
The new season for Skytte MEP series will start on October 18. In the framework of the MEP series we invite Members of the European Parliament to discuss on most actual subjects in the EU policy. On Friday, October 18 at 17:00 in Lossi 36-214, Marina Kaljurand, former Estonian Foreign Minister will be giving an open lecture on the state of EU-Russia relations and the role of the European parliament in the Union's foreign policy.
EU-Russia relations towards a new cold war? The foreign policy role of the European Parliament.
Marina Kaljurand began her career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991 and had since held several leadership positions, including Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs (Legal Adviser), Undersecretary for Trade and Development Cooperation, Undersecretary for Political Affairs. She has also been appointed as Ambassador of Estonia to several countries, including the State of Israel, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Canada and the United States of America. She has played an important role as expert and negotiator in the process of Russian troop withdrawal and in negotiations on land and maritime boundaries agreements between Estonia and the Russian Federation, as well as in the accession negotiations of Estonia to the European Union and to the OECD. kaljurand.ee
The lecture would be followed by a CEERES Film Screening Series film on the cold war.
Everyone is welcome!
Friday, October 18, at 17:00, Lossi 36-214
The MEP Series lectures are organised by Dr. Stefano Braghiroli, the lecturer of European Studies in the framework of European Union - Russia Studies MA Programme. More information: Stefano Braghiroli, stefano.braghiroli [ät] ut.ee