The European Union is at a watershed. Many are advocating decisive steps towards the completion of the historical European integration project. Internationally Germany is expected to play an important and leading role in the shaping the future of the European Union.
How should a political union in Europe be shaped? How can it function? What does a strong Europe mean for Germany and the rest of the world? What advantages does the EU have for the Germany? These and other questions will be at the heart of the discussion.
The Berlin Town Hall Forum on 30 October 2012 is hosted under the patronage of Helmut Schmidt, former German Chancellor, and is an initiative of the Council for the Future of Europe.
Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici, French Finance Minister Martin Schulz, European Parliament President Gerhard Schroeder, Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, Former German Chancellor Eric Schmidt, Google Executive Chairman