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Did you know that the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive sets rules for the EU to achieve a target of 20% renewables for final energy consumption by 2020? And that EU member states have already agreed on a new renewable energy target of at least 27% of final energy consumption in the EU as a whole by 2030? At the same time, the European Commission has set goals for a clean energy transition that mark a major step towards the creation of a European Energy Union.
How are European cities employing strategies for resiliency in the face of climate change? What are the considerations in governance of education and housing to promote social justice? How is technology being employed to create Smart cities with better transportation networks and energy grids? And how have European cities built networks within the European Union to share best practices and fund urban redevelopment?
Amb. Caroline Vicini, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Union to the United States was the keynote speaker of the two-day EU conference on Feb. 12-13. She will present: "EU Security Policy in a Transatlantic Context and Beyond”
Vi invitiamo a discutere con noi delle recenti elezioni in Italia, e delle loro possibili immediate conseguenze. Prenderemo in considerazione i risultati, e il modo in cui le varie coalizioni si sono sviluppate durante la campagna elettorale. Questa discussione a videoconferenza sarà condotta in italiano, e vi offrirà l’opportunità di fare esercizio di lingua. È possibile partecipare di persona o a distanza.
The Blanka Rosenstiel Lecture Series on Poland Conference: “100 Years Independent Poland and Centuries of Polish-American Relations” by Ambassador Piotr Wilczek
‘May 1968’ is synonymous with the unrest that unfolded in Paris and beyond between students, trade unions, the police and the government over four long weeks. The events culminated in parliamentary elections later that summer, in which the Gaullists won an even bigger majority than they had previously held, and the resignation of President De Gaulle the following year and his replacement by another Gaullist leader.
As part of our public diplomacy EU-grant 'Getting to know Europe', European expert on climate adaptation and resilience, Alberto Terenzi, met with the Miami-Dade Community at large. What do we mean by resilience in the context of European cities?
As part of our public diplomacy EU-grant 'Getting to know Europe', we celebrated Europe Day on May 9th. European Consuls General and diplomats in Miami—France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, and Spain—shared their points of view on building transatlantic communities between Europe and the United States.
The Jean Monnet European Union Centers of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh and Florida International University joined together with the European Union Studies association to assemble a panel of experts to explore the state of transatlantic relations after the first one hundred days of the Trump Presidency.
'100 Years of Women's Suffrage: Women in Europe Today'
As part of our public diplomacy EU-grant 'Getting to know Europe', European expert on urban resilience, Anthi Christou met with the Miami-Dade Community at large. Ms. Christou is Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager of the City of Athens Office for Resilience and Sustainability, Greece.
This roundtable with EU-China experts discussed the opportunities and the challenges of an increasing economic and political interrelationship. It also analyzed the larger geopolitical aspirations of both China and the EU, and the resulting political tensions that may arise out of the inherent asymmetry and differences.
Germany, US and the Challenges of the 21st Century: The Challenges of Immigration and Integration in Germany and the US
Panel discussion on the Death Penalty with European Consuls General and FIU College of Law experts.
Germany, US and the Challenges of the 21st Century: Changing Gender and Sexuality Roles in Germany and the US
Peace in Europe: 100 Year Anniversary of Armistice Day
25 Years of the European Single Market: Europe’s single most ambitious project for the economic integration of goods, capital, services and labor celebrates 25 years.