in cooperation with
THE KONRAD ADENAUER FOUNDATION
invite to the meeting with
Dr. HANS-GERT PÖTTERING
former President of the European Parliament
„EUROPEAN UNION´S SECURITY AND REFUGEE POLICY“
organized by the Collegium Civitas Władysław Bartoszewski Chair
and the Bronisław Komorowski Center for Political Practice at Collegium Civitas
Thursday, 3 December at 11.30, room 1222
After a short statement by the guest, students are invited to actively take part in the discussion
Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering (born in 1945 in Bersenbrueck – Lower Saxony, Germany) is a German politician, member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
1979 – 2014 Member of the European Parliament (only deputy elected continuously).
1984 – 1994 Chairman of the subcommittee on “Security and Disarmament”.
1994 – 1996 Supervisor of EPP/EPP group’s working group on “Intergovernmental Conference 1996”, drafting of the EPP position on the Amsterdam Treaty.
1996 – 1999 Supervisor of EPP/EPP group’s working group “Enlargement of the European Union”.
1997 – 1999 President of “Europa-Union” Germany.
1999 – 2007 Chairman of the EPP-ED (christian democrats) group in the European Parliament.
1999 – 2009 Member of the Federal Board of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU, Germany), Member of the Federal Executive Committee.
1999 – 2009 Member of the Executive Committee of the European People´s Party EPP.
January 2007 – July 2009 12th President of the European Parliament.
2008 – 2009 President of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly EMPA. 2008 – 2014 Chairman of the Working Group on the Middle East in the European Parliament.
Since January 2010 Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.