Johns Hopkins SAIS to host a conversation on “Building Europe’s Future,” with German Finance Minister Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble on Thursday, April 20, 2017

A conversation on “Building Europe’s Future,” with German Finance Minister Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Minister Schäuble will talk about the increasing global interdependencies, which require more cooperation and coordination on the European and global level. He will outline the political structure of Europe, which has been determined by Europe’s history. He will also argue that to regain confidence, Europe needs to respond to urgent questions in a way that is visibly European.
Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble
German Federal Minister of Finance
Dr. John Lipsky
Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute and Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Time and Date
9:00 -10:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. A very limited number of seats are available. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Final call for check-in of print reporters is 8:30 a.m. Members of the working press can send requests to cover the event to RSVP confirmations will be sent by Wednesday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About the Speaker
Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble has served as the Federal Minister of Finance of Germany since 2009.  Schäuble has been a member of the German Bundestag since 1972 and served as the Parliamentary Secretary of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary group in the Bundestag from 1981 to 1984. From 1984 to 1991, he served as a member of Helmut Kohl’s cabinet as the Federal Minister for Special Tasks,  the Head of the Federal Chancellery, and later as the Federal Minister of the Interior. Between 1991 and 2000, he was the chairman of the CDU/CSU group in the Parliament; and from 1998 to 2000, he served as the CDU National chairman. He has also been a member of CDU, Presidium since 2000. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Deputy Head of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag for Foreign Security.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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