Free Expression in a Time of Uncertainty–A European Perspective

Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the EU Commission

In conversation with

Anya Schiffrin
Director, SIPA’s Technology, Media, and Communications
Specialization (TMaC)

Opening remarks by

Adam Tooze
Director of the European Institute

Cosponsored by TMaC, The European Institute, The Center on Global Economic Governance, and The European Legal Studies Center

Frans Timmermans will discuss ongoing challenges to freedom of expression in Europe and how to tackle them. This talk is particularly timely given moves against freedom of expression and the media in Hungary, Poland and Turkey, as well as worries about dis/misinformation campaigns throughout Europe.

As First Vice-President, Timmermans is responsible for Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 1501











When: Mon., Sep. 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Columbia University
116th St. & Broadway
212-854-1754
Price: Free
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Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the EU Commission

In conversation with

Anya Schiffrin
Director, SIPA’s Technology, Media, and Communications
Specialization (TMaC)

Opening remarks by

Adam Tooze
Director of the European Institute

Cosponsored by TMaC, The European Institute, The Center on Global Economic Governance, and The European Legal Studies Center

Frans Timmermans will discuss ongoing challenges to freedom of expression in Europe and how to tackle them. This talk is particularly timely given moves against freedom of expression and the media in Hungary, Poland and Turkey, as well as worries about dis/misinformation campaigns throughout Europe.

As First Vice-President, Timmermans is responsible for Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 1501