A Discussion on the Future of Europe

Date: February 25, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program will feature a discussion with a distinguished group of thinkers, policy makers, and practitioners on the challenges facing Europe and the implications for the region and the world's economy, politics, and democracy. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Opening Remarks by:

Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Panelists:

Ambassador Anne Anderson, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations

Kemal Derviş, Vice President and Director, Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution; Senior Advisor, Sabanci University; Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in the City of New York

George A. Papandreou, Member of Parliament and Former Prime Minister of Greece; SIPA Global Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in the City of New York

George Soros, Chair, Soros Fund Management LLC; Founder and Chair, Open Society Foundations

Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor and Co-Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University in the City of New York

Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in the City of New York

Co-Sponsored by the Center on Global Economic Governance and The Brookings Institution.