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NYC: The Future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations in a New Global Order: A View from the European Parliament
August 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The ACG and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will host a discussion and reception with Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament.
RSVP (acceptances only) to the American Council on Germany at 212-826-3636 or email@example.com.
Klaus Welle has been the Secretary-General of the European Parliament in Luxembourg since March 2009. He has served in various roles within the European Parliament in Brussels including Head of the Cabinet of the President (2007-2009), Director-General for Internal Policies (2004-2007), and Secretary-General for the European People’s Party (EPP) in Parliament (1999-2003). He also served as the Secretary-General for the EPP and the European Union of Christian Democrats (EUCD), as well as the Head of the European and Foreign Policy Department at the CDU Central Office.
Mr. Welle holds a degree in Economics from the University of Witten/Herdecke and is the recipient of grants from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.