Venue: Espacio Bertelsmann, c/ O’Donnell nº 10, Madrid

This debate brings together four views on the major challenges facing the EU in the context of the war in Ukraine and the post-pandemic. It will consider both experts’ forecasts for the future and citizens’ demands, which took shape over the last year at the Conference on the Future of Europe.


Welcome and introduction:


  • Marta Arpio, Director, Secretariat of the Conference on the Future of Europe
  • Marta Domínguez, Economist, economist; author of the book “¿Quién hablará en europeo?” | @MartaDomnguezJ1
  • Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Member of the European Parliament (1992-2011), State Secretary for the European Union (2011-2015), Jean Monnet Chair a.h.| | @IMendezdeVigo
  • Diego Rubio Rodríguez, Director, National Office of Foresight and Strategy, Presidency of Government of Spain| @Diego_Rubio_ @españa_2050
  • Moderator: Ignacio Molina, Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute | @_ignaciomolina

Hashtag: #HablamosDeEuropa

  • The event will be held in Spanish without simultaneous translation
  • If you are planning to attend in-person, please register here
  • The event will also be live streamed on the Elcano Royal Institute’s YouTube channel. On-line attendance does not require registration
  • Questions from on-line audience can be sent by email to or via Twitter using the event hashtag (#HablamosDeEuropa)

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