Friday, September 11 – 1:15 to 2:15 PM EDT
Join George Washington University and the Security and Sustainability Forum for the third webinar in the Leadership in Our Time webinar series. Reinhard Bütikofer will be interviewed by diplomat András Simonyi.
Mr. Bütikofer has been a Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA) since 2009. He was Co-Chair of the European Green Party (EGP) until November 2019. He sits on the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), where he serves as Greens/EFA foreign affairs spokesperson, and on the Committee on International Trade (INTA) as a substitute member. He is the Chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with the People’s Republic of China, as well as a member of the Delegation to the United States and a substitute member of the ASEAN Delegation.
Besides his positions in the party and parliament, Mr. Bütikofer is a member of the Europe/Transatlantic Advisory Board and the General Assembly of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
The diplomats discussed the future of US-EU relations, the EU’s response to the crisis in Belarus, EU-China relations, energy and climate and issues of democracy in the transatlantic community.