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Lousewies van der Laan at conference on Catalan independence

   Fri 28/03/2014

Lousewies van der Laan wil speak at a conference on Catalan independence: Self-determination processes in the EU: the case of Catalonia. The event will be held at Universiteit Utrecht on 7 April 2014, from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm and is  hosted by University College Utrecht (UCU) and the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (DIPLOCAT). 

The debate will be broadcast live on the internet

1. Opening session
- ROB VAN DER VAART, Dean of the UCU
- ALBERT ROYO, DIPLOCAT General Secretary
2. Open discussion: what has been happening in Catalonia recently? Catalonia's self-determination process: a bottom-up movement?
- CLARA PONSATÍ, Research Professor at the Institute for
Economic Analysis
- EDUARD SAGARRA, Professor of International Law at the
University of Barcelona
Chaired by FRANCESCO MAIOLO, Fellow of Political Sciences UCU
3. Debate: self-determination processes within the EU
- LOUSEWIES VAN DER LAAN, Vice-President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE Party)
- STÉPHANE RIAND, Socialist Party Member of the General
Council (Sion, Switzerland)
- BODIL CEBALLOS, Swedish Green Party Member of the
Swedish Parliament from Gävleborgs län
- MP, Member of the Group of European People's Party
Chaired by ROB VAN DER VAART, Dean of the UCU
4. Closing session
- MIQUEL CALÇADA, Director of the 1714 Tercentenary
Commemoration, Government of Catalonia
- FRANCESCO MAIOLO, Fellow of Political Sciences UCU