We are happy to invite you to our next Liberal Breakfast, in coordination with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) Europe!
A rising populist tide in Europe: Can liberals overcome the populist wave?
A glimpse at recent news shows that there is a recurring dangerous phenomenon of populism discourse increasing throughout Europe. This Liberal Breakfast will not only delve into the consequences and the development of post pandemic populist discourse, but also on the solutions Liberals can use to address this systematic threat to the European Union’s fundamental values.
The event will look at recent news and perspectives from across Europe, including France, Poland, UK and more. Subsequently, it will address the violent attacks that have been surging across the continent and the particular brand of populism that is popping up in response to the current Pandemic. Overall, this Liberal Breakfast will aim to better comprehend the success factors the worrying populist trend and the mechanisms which lead it to gaining public support in some of the Member States of the European Union as well as the liberal answer to these challenges.
Additionally, we will start the event with a special presentation on the insights of an ALDE party survey regarding populism in the Visegrad-4 countries by Matej Hruška, ALDE Party Data Analyst.
How to join?
Join us for a morning of discussion and questions as we dissect this crucial topic!
When: 30 November from 9:00 to 10:00 am CET.
Where: Online, Zoom
Please register in advance for this zoom event here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the webinar.
Annelou van Egmond, ALDE Party Vice President - confirmed
Adam Szłapka, Member of the Polish Parliament and leader of Nowoczesna - confirmed
Moderated by Jana Weber, Human Rights and EU funding Manager, FNF Europe