1 June 2021

Europe weekend

Each year at the beginning of the second academic semester, the Olivaint Conference organizes a Europe weekend. Leading European personalities are supporting the weekend by their participation. The agenda includes lectures, workshops and debates on the past, present and future of Europe. Delegations from foreign student associations are also invited. In short, a weekend with the focus on Europe and forging international friendships.

Program 2020

Friday, 

Februari 14

Evening Socialising in front of the EU Parliament

Saturday, 

Februari 15

9am Welcoming of the students’ delegations
10am – 12am Mr. Michel Barnier – Conference-debate 
‘Les enjeux europĂ©ens après le Brexit’
12am – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 3pm Mr. Koert Debeuf – Conference-debate
‘The EU’s foreign policy towards the Middle East and North Africa’
3pm – 6pm Visit of the House of European History and visit of Brussels
Evening Party

Sunday,

Februari 16

10am – 12am Mr. Olivier de Schutter – Conference-debate
‘A coordinated food strategy for the European Union’
12am – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 3pm H.E. Mr. Martin Kotthaus, German Ambassador in Belgium
Conference-debate
3pm – … Debriefing on the organization of the weekend and farewell drink