Egmont Diplomatic Club: The Belgian Presidency of the EU: Towards the Next Strategic Agenda


13 December 2023




Prince Albert Club, rue des Petits Carmes 20, 1000 Brussels

Type of Event

Member event

On invitation only


Egmont Institute

Hosted at the prestigious Club Prince Albert, the next Talk organised by the Egmont Diplomatic Club, on December 13th, will delve into the topic of the upcoming Belgian Presidency of the European Union. Distinguished ambassadors & representatives of Brussels-based bilateral and multilateral missions will gather in a networking lounge and engage in open debates and discussions, alongside prominent experts from the Egmont Institute and Special Guests, including:

  • Hendrik Van de Velde, Ambassador, Coordinator Belgian EU Presidency 2024
  • Guy Milton, Head of Unit GSC Analysis and Research Team, Council of the European Union
  • Nicole Dewandre, Senior Policy Coordinator Foresight, European Commission
  • Mariam Khotenashvili, Executive Director of the Trans-European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA)

This Talk will begin with an address by our Director-General, Pol De Witte, setting the stage for an open discussion led by Jean-Louis De Brouwer, Director of the European Affairs Programme.

This gathering promises an insightful exploration of the most pressing themes surrounding the Belgian Presidency of the EU, in view of the next European strategic agenda, offering a platform for dynamic exchanges among attendees.


Rue des Petits Carmes 20, Brussels, Belgium

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