Bruegel and Financial Times present

Road to Europe: The Spitzenkandidaten series

The FT joins Bruegel for a series of talks and debates with Europe’s Spitzenkandidaten and political leaders. Journalists from the FT, along with Bruegel’s scholars, explore and challenge the main political parties’ policies for the future of the continent in front of an invited audience. 

 

YANIS VAROUFAKIS - 26 March

The former Greek Minister of Finance and the lead candidate of Democracy in Europe (DiEM25). 

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BAS EICKHOUT - 2 April

Bas Eickhout is one of the two spitzenkandidaten of the European Green Party (G/EFA group in the European Parliament).

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LUIS GARICANO - 3 April

One of the team of candidates of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE).

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JAN ZAHRADIL - 4 April

The spitzenkandidat of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ECR group in the European Parliament). 

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MANFRED WEBER - 9 April

The leader of the European Peoples Party (EPP), and its spitzenkandidat.

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FRANS TIMMERMANS - 11 April

The leading candidate of the Party of European Socialists (S&D group in the European Parliament).

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