The Demographic Transformation: Paving the way for the EU’s future.


25 March 2024




European Commission, Charlemagne Building; Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Bruxelles

Type of Event


On invitation only


Egmont Institute, European Commission and the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Egmont Institute in cooperation with Vice-President for Democracy and Demography Dubravka Šuica and the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is organizing on the 25th of March 2024 the high-level conference, “The Demographic Transformation: Paving the way for the EU’s future”.

This conference represents the final event of a series of expert workshops on the impact of demographic transformations at all levels of our society: the human capital, the regional and local dimension, and the global and geopolitical position of the EU.

The conference will serve as a critical platform for policy makers, government officials, EU and international organizations, and leading experts to deliberate and craft new paths in response to the EU’s demographic transformation.


Confirmed Speakers

  • Enrico Letta, Author of High-Level Report on the Future of the Single Market
  • Hadja Lahbib, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President of Democracy and Demography, European Commission
  • Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
  • Bernard Clerfayt, Minister for Employment, Brussels-Capital Region
  • Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
  • Benjamin Dalle, Minister for Youth and Brussels, Flemish Government
  • Peter Piot, Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission
  • Ian McFarlane, Director, Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, UNFPA


This event is in-person only. Due to limited capacity, we kindly ask that you register as soon as possible. Once your registration has been approved, a confirmation e-mail will follow in the days leading up to the conference.


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