The challenges and dilemmas facing Europe in the lead-up to the European elections in May will form the basis of discussion for SNF’s April DIALOGUES event. Speakers will address the issues that have created a multi-speed reality among EU member states, political turbulence, and the forthcoming withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

The event is organized in collaboration with , the Royal Institute of International Affairs, a world-leading policy institute based in London, UK.

Speakers include:
Dr. Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House
Professor Loukas Tsoukalis, President, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
Francesca Paci, Journalist, La Stampa
Nicolas Becuwe, Brussels head of Kantar Public

In addition, Mr. Kostas Tsoutsoplides, Press Officer at the Representation of the European Parliament in Greece, will also contribute to the discussion.
The discussion between the speakers and the public will be coordinated by journalist and iMEdD Managing Director Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.

The event will take place on Wednesday, April 17th at 5:30 p.m.
More information on the location will be announced soon.

The event will be live streamed and will be available on demand in both video and podcast format on the SNF’s website.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation SNFThe Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is one of the world’s leading private, international philanthropic organizations, making grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and sports, and social welfare. The SNF funds organizations and projects, worldwide, that aim to achieve a broad, lasting and positive impact for society at large, and exhibit strong leadership and sound management. The Foundation also supports projects that facilitate the formation of public-private partnerships as an effective means for serving public welfare.

Every year, the SNF organizes the Summer Nostos Festival and its Annual International Conference on Philanthropy, which take place at the SNFCC*. In addition, the SNF has launched the monthly series of events entitled Dialogues, in an effort to strengthen public discourse by presenting—live and online—individuals who inspire with their work.

SNFCC Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

The SNF’s largest single gift to date is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), in Athens, Greece. The project’s total cost exceeded $860 million. The SNFCC was also designed by Renzo Piano and the RPBW, and includes the new home facilities of the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera, as well as the Stavros Niarchos Park. The Foundation delivered the SNFCC to Greek Society on February 23, 2017.


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