May 27, 2020
This episode originally aired on January 28, 2020.
Robert Habeck, chair of the German Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) shared his vision for the future of Europe. He addressed the political challenges the EU is facing in a time of changing global order. He discussed pathways to strengthen the EU internally, and to increase its capacity as a regional and global actor. He emphasized how the EU can succeed domestically and play a leading role in the fight against climate change, in managing the digital transformation of our economies, and in preserving and strengthening liberal democracy at home and abroad.
Recorded in the Riggs Library at Georgetown University on January 24, 2020. Co-sponsored by the BMW Center and the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
The Europe Desk is a podcast from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. It brings together leading experts working on the most pertinent issues facing Europe and transatlantic relations today.
Music by Sam Kyzivat and Breakmaster Cylinder
Production by Jonas Heering, Alistair Somerville and Emily Traynor Mayrand.
Interview by Jonas Heering, Kyra Howe, and Delphi Cleaveland
Audio by Optimum Audio
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Communications by Laura Rodriguez and Charlie Fritz
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