Rewatch The HUME Inaugural European Conference on ‘Leadership for Peaceful Change’


September 16, 2021 17:31

EU flags at the European Commission Berlaymont building

The John & Pat Hume Foundation was delighted to partner with Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (EUI), in organising the HUME Inaugural  European Conference on ‘Leadership for Peaceful Change’  1- 2 July 2021.

There was a fascinating range of discussions from the role of John Hume and the EU in peace-making to conflict resolution and peace building in Belarus, the Middle East & North Africa.

If you missed any sessions, they are now all available to rewatch on YouTube link below:

Day 1 Sessions:

Dr Sean Farren, Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, Claire Hanna MP, Pascal Lamy,  President emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute, Prof. Brigid Laffan, European University Institute, Rory Montgomery, former Irish Permanent Representative to the EU, Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering, Former President of EP,  Richard Corbett, former leader of UK Labour MEPs and Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, RTÉ Brussels.

Day 2 Sessions:

Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre, Mo Hume, Hume Foundation Board Miroslav Lajčák, EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, Heather Grabbe, Director of Open Society European Policy Institute Pat Cox, Former President of the European Parliament, Franak Viačorka, Senior Advisor to     Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Conor O’Clery Author, Federica Mogherini, Rector of the College of Europe, Zahra’ Langhi, Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace, Michael Keating, Executive Director of the European Institute of Peace,  Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Seán Farren Chair of the Hume Foundation