The Friedrich Ebert Foundation, in cooperation with the Centre of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto; The German Consulate General; and the German Academic Exchange Service are pleased to present the 7th Annual Toronto Conference on Germany: “What Do the European Elections Hold in Store for a Continent in Flux?”.
The conference, held at The Munk School of Global Affairs on Friday, May 10th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm will address the upcoming elections in Europe and Canada, as well as the unfortunate rise of right-wing populism in Europe and North America.
The Keynote address “E-Day: What do the European Elections hold in Store for a Continent in Flux?” will be delivered by Wolfgang Schmidt, State Secretary at the German Ministry of Finance.
Other distinguished guests include
Janice Gross Stein, CM, OOnt; Founding Director, Munk School of Global Affairs
Nathan Cullen, MP, Skeena-Bulkley Valley
John Ralston Saul, CC, OOnt; Author of The Collapse of Globalism, President Emeritus of PEN International and co-chair of both the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and 6 Degrees
Please join us by registering here.
Follow along on social media using #germanTO, and by following @FES_DC, @CERESMunk, @munkschool and @GermanyinTO
The Toronto Conference on Germany is an annual event examining the state of the union in Germany, as well as the relationship between Germany and Canada. The Conference brings together policy makers, business leaders, scholars, members of the media, the German community, students, and the interested public. High-ranking speakers discuss central issues of politics, the economy, business, and foreign affairs from Canadian and German perspectives. Offering these views in a timely manner, the conference aims and contributes to building a closer and more productive relationship between Canada and Germany.