Foreign Minister Westerwelle to open WDR Europaforum at the Federal Foreign Office

13.05.2013 - Press release

The WDR Europaforum on 16 May 2013 will once again be held at the Federal Foreign Office. Under the motto “Europe the Future!” this annual fixture will for the sixteenth time bring together politicians from all over Europe for a day of wide‑ranging and controversial debate.

Starting at 10.00 a.m., Foreign Minister Westerwelle and WDR Deputy Director‑General Eva‑Maria Michel will welcome the guests and open the discussion series centering on the theme of “More Europe – a better Europe”.

The discussants will include European Commission President Barroso and European Parliament President Schulz, Federal Chancellor Merkel, Federal Finance Minister Schäuble and EU Energy Commissioner Oettinger as well as many members of the European Parliament and the German Bundestag.

More information is available at www.europa‑forum.wdr.de.

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