The future of the European Union – its successes and troubles became the main topic of Leszek Miller’s lecture, the guest of the first in the new academic year of the Open Lecture. Wednesday, October 25 at 12.00, at the headquarters at Traugutta 61 and the former Prime Minister approached the audience for the proposals and opportunities that the EU membership offers today, considering several scenarios for the further development of the European Community.
“The question of the future of the European community is the question of the future of our civilization” – in the words of the Prime Minister he started the meeting with the audience, who crowded in the seat of the Higher School of Commerce at Traugutta 61 a. The most important points in the lecture have been, among other things, the assessment of Europe’s contribution to the economic and financial development of the world, the further possible enlargement of the Union and the accession of countries that have already begun negotiations (eg Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia) , political, economic or social, do not meet EU standards.One of the points of the lecture, in the context of the Brexit of Great Britain, was also an analysis of the hypothesis of the dissolution of the community.
An extremely important part of the lecture has been the analysis of the economic successes – the societies which our country could experience thanks to the financial impact of the EU but also the monetary policy of the Member States. The former prime minister has criticized the authorities, which he believes are lagging behind in their obligation to join the euro zone.
Just after the lecture, the audience asked questions, and after the end the prime minister found time to share photos with the audience and for a moment of discussion with interested parties.