Former EU Commissioner Franz Fischler in Washington, D.C.

On April 28, 2014, former EU-Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and current president of the European Alpbach Forum, Dr. Franz Fischler spoke at the prestigious Metropolitan Club in Washington, D.C. In his speech titled "Europe 2020 and beyond," Dr. Fischler discussed the situation of the European Union today and previewed opportunities and challenges Europe may encounter in the future.

 In addition to the luncheon, which was organized by the European Institute in Washington D.C, Dr. Fischler met with various important think tanks to discuss the European Forum Alpach, the motto of which this year will be "At the crossroads." Following his visit to Washington, D.C., Dr. Fischler spoke at Harvard University about the upcoming EU elections before continuing his journey to New York City.

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