20 September - EGM & Global Europe in a Changing World with Shada Islam

We are delighted to welcome you to our monthly event on Thursday, 20 September. The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) dedicated to members only will be followed by the welcome reception.

Shada Islam will speak about her views on a global Europe in a changing world and will cover Europe’s African and Asian policies. She will then take questions from the floor

  • Where

    Once more, Dolce La Hulpe will kindly host our event in its beautiful hotel. Dolce La Hulpe Brussels is located in the heart of the ancient Sonan forest creating a tranquil and verdant sanctuary only minutes from the Brussels city centre and Brussels International Airport. This premier resort and conference hotel is dedicated to inspiring its business and leisure guests.

    Address: Chaussée de Bruxelles 135, 1310 La Hulpe (Google Map)

    Note: Dolce La Hulpe is located outside Brussels so coming to the event by car or car pooling is highly encouraged.

    Please make sure to confirm that you offer car pooling/need car pooling when you fill in the registration form.

  • Progam

    19h00 - 19h45 EGM

    19h45 - 20h15 Welcome & registration

    20h15 - 21h15 Global Europe in a Changing Europe with Shada Islam

    21h15 - 22h00 Networking drink

  • Summer brochure

    Our Summer Brochure contains the list of the upcoming events as well as the promotional rate for new members of only 49.95 euros until the year end. Promotion is valid until 30 September 2018.

Shada Islam

Shada Islam is responsible for policy oversight of Friends of Europe’s initiatives, activities and publications.

She has special responsibility for issues related to the Future of Europe, Migration, the Asia Programme and the Development Policy Forum.

She is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Natolin) where she teaches Asia-Europe relations and has been selected as a fellow by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

She has been named as one of twenty most influential women in Brussels by Politico.

Shada is the former Europe correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and has previously worked on Asian and Migration issues at the European Policy Centre.

She is one of the authors of Friends of Europe’s much-read “Frankly Speaking” commentary and is sought after as a speaker, commentator, columnist and moderator at high-level European and global events.

Shada also continues to write on EU foreign and security policy, EU-Asia relations and trade and development issues for leading Asian, European and international publications and academic journals.