in the framework of a diplomatic mission "Diplomacy-Economy-Academy" of CIDIC - Cercle international diplomatique et consulaire
Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 26 November 2015
Language of the meeting: French
In the framework of the Luxembourgish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, CIDIC - Cercle international diplomatique et consulaire (International Diplomatic and Consular Circle) organises a DEA-Mission (Diplomatic, Economic, Academic Mission) in Luxembourg on 25-26 November 2015.
The Mission aims at connecting stakeholders from the industry, business and Universities from Luxembourg and Belgium in order to give a concrete diplomatic, economic and academic dimension to the EU Presidency. Through the organisation of such meetings, CIDIC seeks to play an liaison role between institutions, businesses and the academic world in each country presiding the Council of the European Union to promote the European growth and cooperation among the EU Member States.
After Luxembourg, next DEA-Missions are envisaged in the Netherlands and Slovakia in 2016, in Malta and the UK in 2017, as well as in Estonia and Bulgaria in 2018.
09:00-09:30 Registration, welcome coffee
09:30 Welcome by Carlo Thelen, Director General, Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (TBC)
09:35 Presentation on Economic and Academic Diplomacy (DEA) by Baron de Laminne de Bex - President of CIDIC
09:45 "European diplomacy and university curricula in the context of globalization" by Gunter Gaublomme, Director of the Brussels Diplomatic Academy (VUB/BDA)
10:00 "Cooperation in a competitive world, economic diplomacy and the role of Universities" by Prof. Dr. A. Stavros Zenios, President of UNICA-Network of Universities in the Capitals of Europe
10:20 "Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg" by Jeannot Erpelding, Director of International Affairs, Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
10:30 Round table: Presentations by representatives of Luxembourgish enterprises and members of the Belgian delegation, discussion et speed networking
11:30 Closing remarks by Robert Dennewald, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (TBC)
11:40 Networking lunch
If you are interested in supporting these DEA-Mission or if you are interested in participating to the Round Table, please contact:
Mr Christian J. MOUVET, Secretary General, Cercle International Diplomatique et Consulaire
Tel. : +32 (0)472 705 695