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State of the Union Conference 2021

21 July 2021 - 17:00

This year’s (online) conference is dedicated to the theme of ‘European narratives’, and will bring together a broad range of speakers and participants to reflect on the strategic relevance of narratives for EU governance.

Upcoming training courses

14 - 15 Oct 2021 The Hague
20 - 29 Oct 2021 The Hague
16 - 19 Nov 2021 The Hague
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