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FT Business - LSE European Institute: The Future of Europe Public Lecture Series

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2007
Time: 6.30 - 8.00pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Andrus Ansip
Chair: Howard Davies

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 will take place on Thursday 8 February and is entitled European Union - Benefits and Shortcomings for and from the New Members.


A copy of Prime Minister Ansip's speech is now available to download:

Transcript: The European Union: a positive view (PDF)

For more information, email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.