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The European Union: a positive view

Prime Minister of Estonia to speak at LSE

Click here to download a transcript of this lecture| (PDF)

Photograph of Andrus AnsipAndrus Ansip, the prime minister of Estonia, will give a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 23 January. His lecture on The European Union, continues a series of events hosted by FT Business and LSE's European Institute on The Future of Europe.

Europe needs to change if it is to be politically strong and economically competitive, the prime minister of Estonia will argue. And the EU should bear in mind its successful experience of enlargement.

Andrus Ansip is prime minister of Estonia, a position he has held since 2005. Prior to this he was minister of economic affairs and communications, and mayor of Tartu from 1998 to 2004.

The next lecture in the series, with Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for competition, will take place on Monday 19 February and is entitled Getting More from Financial Services Markets: greater competition for a better deal for consumers|.

LSE Director Howard Davies will chair this event.

The European Union: a positive view is on Tuesday 23 January 2007 at 6.30-8pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE. This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Click here for details on how to request a ticket|

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17 January 2007

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