The Endgame in the Eurozone and Europe’s Prospects as an Effective Global Actor

Monday, October 5, 2015

President, Council on Foreign Relations (United States)

Volker Perthes

Director, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Germany)

Thomas Gomart

Director, French Institute of International Relations (France)

Memduh Karakullukçu

Vice Chairman and President, Global Relations Forum (Turkey)

Ilter Turan

Professor of Political Science, Bilgi University (Turkey)

Experts discuss the prospects and preconditions for the survival of the Eurozone and how the endgame in the Eurozone will shape the EU’s role as a global economic and political actor. This meeting is part of the Council of Councils eighth regional conference, held in October 4-6, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Council of Councils, an initiative of CFR, is composed of major policy institutes from twenty-five of the world's most influential countries. It is designed to facilitate candid dialogue among opinion leaders from both developed and emerging nations, with the ultimate objective of introducing the conclusions of its deliberations to high-level foreign policy circles within each country.

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