On February 26, 2017 the Greek former Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis will launch the Dutch branch of the pan-European Movement DiEM25 – Democracy in Europe Movement 2025.
The program will kick off with a panel of Dutch political guests who will discuss the New Deal for Europe and its main challenges. With Alexander Rinnooij Kan (D66), Kathalijne Buitenweg (GroenLinks), Marit Maij (PvdA) and Renske Leijten (SP).
In the second part of the evening Varoufakis – in collaboration with the Dutch DiEM25 team – will present his ‘European New Deal’, a plan for a new European politics. After three brief reflections by Josien Pieterse (Network Democracy), Niels Jongerius (Trans National Institute) and Ayaan Abukar (political scientist/migration expert Vice Versa), Varoufakis will engage in a dialogue with the audience.
Stage set and intermezzo are in the hands of international visual artist Jonas Staal, in cooperation with architect Paul Kuipers and designer Remco van Bladel, as part of Staal’s campaign New Unions.
Moderator: Chris Keulemans
The event will be streamed live on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldvo9KHl76k
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