COVID-19 – Implications for the future

15 luglio 2020

COVID-19 – Implications for the future

ON LINE Bruxelles

Dialogue seminar with churches, religious and philosophical organisations on: "COVID-19 – implications for the future: a view from Article 17 partners" European Parliament, Brussels, Online Wednesday 15 July 2020 from 12:30 to 14:15

We are pleased to invite you to an exchange of views in the framework of the European Parliament's dialogue with churches, religious associations or communities, and philosophical and non-confessional organisations (Article 17, Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union) on:

"COVID-19 – Implications for the future"

The event will be hosted by Mairead McGuinness, Vice President responsible.

Wednesday 15 July 2020

from 12.30 to 14.30


No guest will be allowed in the Parliament. Should you wish to attend, please register online by 8 July 2020 via this LINK.

It will be possible to ask questions to the speakers during the event. For logistical reasons, we must arrange for a test of your connection one hour before. Feel free to contact us if you want to benefit from this possibility. You can also send your question by email in advance.

12:30 Introductory remarks

  •  David Maria Sassoli, President of the European Parliament (TBC)

  •  Mairead McGuinness, First Vice-President of the European Parliament,

    Responsible for the Parliament’s implementation of Article 17 TFEU

    12:40 Contributions of faith and philosophical representatives:

  •  Father Manuel Barrios, Secretary General of the COMECE

  •  Jørgen Skov Sørensen, Secretary General of the CEC

  •  Imam Yahya Pallavicini, President of COREIS the Italian Islamic Community

  •  Albert Guigui, Chief Rabbi of the Central Israelite Consistory of Belgium

  •  Véronique De Keyser, President of the Centre d’Action Laïque, Belgium

13:40 Questions and Answers: General discussion

* Interpretation in EN, FR