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My Career: Joaquín Almunia - Chairman of the Board of CEPS and former European Commissioner

Dates:
  • Fri 15 Feb 2019 10.30 - 12.30
  Add to Calendar 2019-02-15 10:30 2019-02-15 12:30 Europe/Paris My Career: Joaquín Almunia - Chairman of the Board of CEPS and former European Commissioner

Joaquín Almunia is Chairman of the Board of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), and Honorary President of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
He is Visiting Professor at PSIA- Sciences-Po, where he teaches a master course on EU Competition Policy.
He has been a member of the Spanish Government, as minister of Labour and Social Security (1982-1986) and minister for Public Administration (1986-1991); member of the Spanish parliament (1979-2004); and leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE)
From April 2004 until October 2014 has been a member of the European Commission, first as responsible of the portfolio of Economic and Monetary Affairs and since February 2010 as Vice-President and Commission in charge of Competition Policy.
He holds a degree in Law and Economics, University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain)
Recently, he published his last book: “Ganar el futuro. Cómo la Unión Europea y la socialdemocracia pueden salir juntas de sus crisis” (“Winning the future. How the EU and socialdemocracy can overcome together their crises”) Taurus, 2018.

Discussants:
- Carlos Closa, Part-time Professor, School of Transnational Governance
- Adanela Musaraj, Policy Leader Fellow, School of Transnational Governance

Starting in January 2018 and continuing throughout the year, the ‘My Career’ series aims to inspire anyone interested in a career in policy making. The School of Transnational Governance (STG) will invite high-profile individuals working in different policy areas to talk about their careers, in discussion with the audience and participants from different departments of the EUI. Active participation and engagement with the speakers will be highly encouraged.


All are welcome, please register.

Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana DD/MM/YYYY
  Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

Joaquín Almunia is Chairman of the Board of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), and Honorary President of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
He is Visiting Professor at PSIA- Sciences-Po, where he teaches a master course on EU Competition Policy.
He has been a member of the Spanish Government, as minister of Labour and Social Security (1982-1986) and minister for Public Administration (1986-1991); member of the Spanish parliament (1979-2004); and leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE)
From April 2004 until October 2014 has been a member of the European Commission, first as responsible of the portfolio of Economic and Monetary Affairs and since February 2010 as Vice-President and Commission in charge of Competition Policy.
He holds a degree in Law and Economics, University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain)
Recently, he published his last book: “Ganar el futuro. Cómo la Unión Europea y la socialdemocracia pueden salir juntas de sus crisis” (“Winning the future. How the EU and socialdemocracy can overcome together their crises”) Taurus, 2018.

Discussants:
- Carlos Closa, Part-time Professor, School of Transnational Governance
- Adanela Musaraj, Policy Leader Fellow, School of Transnational Governance

Starting in January 2018 and continuing throughout the year, the ‘My Career’ series aims to inspire anyone interested in a career in policy making. The School of Transnational Governance (STG) will invite high-profile individuals working in different policy areas to talk about their careers, in discussion with the audience and participants from different departments of the EUI. Active participation and engagement with the speakers will be highly encouraged.


All are welcome, please register.


Location:
Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

Affiliation:
School of Transnational Governance

Type:
Seminar

Discussant:
Carlos Closa (School of Transnational Governance)
Policy Leader Fellow Musaraj Adanela

Contact:
Marianna Török - Send a mail

Organiser:
Marianna Török

Speaker:
Joaquín Almunia
 
 

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