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Reflections on the German EU Council Presidency

10 February 2021, 6:00 pm–7:15 pm

UCL's European Politics Series

Julia Gross reflects on the achievements of the German presidency and its hopes and ambitions for European integration.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

Claudia Sternberg

ABSTRACT: As the holder of the 6-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2020, Germany had the responsibility of guiding the Union through a range major political and policy challenges including managing the economic and financial response to Covid and the impact of the end of the UK’s post-Brexit transition period.

In this session, Germany’s Deputy Ambassador to the Uk reflects on the achievements of the German presidency and its hopes and ambitions for European integration in the coming years.

She is joined by Dr Nicolai von Ondarza, head of the Europe Research Division of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin

Speaker: Julia Gross, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in London

Chair: Nicholas Wright

Find more information on the UCL European Politics Series, including our full preliminary programme, here.