Events » II Transatlantic Summit. Personhood, Family, Society: Global challenges, Global responses
II Transatlantic Summit. Personhood, Family, Society: Global challenges, Global responses

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 - Friday, April 28, 2017 11:30
Where: European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

The Political Network for Values and its allied organizations focus on the need for collaboration among political peers to promote shared values in a globalized political context. The Second Transatlantic Summit will bring together members of the European Parliament and national legislators from Europe, Latin America and North America as wel as other regions of the world.

The summit will create a forum spotlighting topics regarding the institution of marriage, family, human life, human dignity, freedom of religion and freedom of conscience in international organizations. Policy makers will discuss a proposed agenda based on the risks and challenges identified by experts, and will set the ground for its implementation.


Thursday April 27th 

12:30 hrs - Registration and Welcoming Lunch

14:00 hrs - Opening remarks
Jaime Mayor Oreja, Chairman of the Political Network for Values 

14:15 hrs - A critical momentum in a new global scenario

15:00 hrs - The emergence of a family citizenry in Europe and America 

16:15 hrs - Coffee break 

16:30 hrs - Best policy practices

18:00 hrs - Closing of first session

19:30 hrs - Reception dinner

Venue: Members’ Restaurant of the European Parliament.

Friday April 28th

7:00 hrs - Holy Mass (optional) 

9:00 hrs - Global challenges in International Organizations: a call to action

10:00 hrs - Inter-parliamentarian dialogue: participants from the Americas, Europe and Africa 

11:00 hrs - Coffee break  

11:15 hrs - Next steps: a “glocal” Agenda in the midst of global challenges 

13:00 hrs - Conclusions
Closing remarks Brief presentation of the Youth Program

13:30 hrs - Closing reception

Venue: European Parliament

Attendance by invitation only. 

Limited spaces available.

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