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Federica Mogherini: "The Future of Transatlantic Relations and the EU's Role in Asia under the Biden Presidency"

27.01.2021 | 10:00

KDIS-FUIKS Korea Europe Center: 2021 Human Security and Development Forum

2021 Human Security and Development Forum

2021 Human Security and Development Forum


Event Description

With the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the next President and Vice-President of the United States, European leaders and the public have high hopes in the relaunch of the transatlantic partnership. What does the Biden Presidency promise for relations across the Atlantic? How will it impact the EU’s role in Asia? Which developments can we expect on the Korean peninsula?

Federica Mogherini will give the keynote speech followed by a discussion addressing these themes. Her lecture will open the Human Security and Development Forum Series 2021 at the Korea Europe Center.

Federica Mogherini... 

is the Rector of the College of Europe since September 2020. She co-chairs the United Nations High Level Panel on Internal Displacement since January 2020. Previously she has served as the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, from 2014 to 2019. Prior to joining the EU, she was Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (2014), and a Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (2008-14). Federica Mogherini is a Fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Crisis Group, Fellow of the German Marshall Fund, member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, member of the European Leadership Network for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non- Proliferation, and member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Institute for Foreign Affairs (IAI). She has a degree in Political Science from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. 


10:00      Welcome Address 10:15       The Future of Transatlantic Relations and the EU’s Role in Asia under the Biden Presidenc (Lecture: Federica Mogherini, College of Europe) 10:45       Discussion (Chair: Dr Tereza Novotná, Freie Universität Berlin & EUROPEUM Prague)

Zeit & Ort

27.01.2021 | 10:00

The event will be held in English and will take place digitally via Webex (the event will be recorded).
Please register by January 25th, 2021.