Less Populist, More Popular: my vision for the EU in 2018

Hosted by Dahrendorf Forum

Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE


Pierre Moscovici

Pierre Moscovici

EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation, & Customs


Iain Begg

Iain Begg

LSE European Institute

In this speech Pierre Moscovici, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, will set out his political priorities for the coming year.

2018 will see key decisions by EU leaders on the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union, further moves to boost tax transparency and reform corporate taxation in the wake of the Paradise Papers, and the conclusion of Greece’s financial assistance programme after more than seven years. 

In facing these challenges, Moscovici warns that the war against nationalists and anti-European populists is far from over.

Pierre Moscovici (@pierremoscovici) is EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation, and Customs

Iain Begg (@IainBeggLSE) is a Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute and academic co-director of the Dahrendorf Forum at LSE IDEAS.

LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a dedicated centre for the interdisciplinary study of processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe.

This event is part of the Dahrendorf Forum, a project of LSE IDEAS, is a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, funded by Stiftung Mercator and honouring the legacy of former LSE Director Lord Ralf Dahrendorf.

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