International Week 2017

The 25th celebration of Maastricht Treaty - a happy party?



Wednesday, 8th of February | 12:00 - 12:45

The 25th celebration of the Maastricht Treaty - a happy party?

Maarten van Gaans (NL) is working as a political adviser at the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg. He has worked as a policy officer for several governmental organizations and as a public affairs adviser in Brussels. Currently he is working as an adviser to a Dutch Member of the European Parliament in the fields of investment policies and economic governance. He works closely with the other European institutions and local and regional authorities, to shape the legislative framework for regional development, economic growth and jobs.

The 25th celebration of the Maastricht Treaty - a happy party?
Political and economic pressures, the rise of anti-EU parties, Brexit, the migration and refugee crisis, terrorism threats: the European Union is facing a range of challenges. Maarten will share his views with you, straight from the heart of Europe. You have the right to participate in the decision-making of the European Union. Make your voice heard. Share your views on the Europe you would like to live in for the next 25 years.