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Rompuy's speech and pictures from Think Europa Conference 2017

Rompuy speaking at Think Tank EUROPAs annual Conference

Summary More than 300 decision makers were gathered at the annual Think Europa Conference January 25th 2017. The conference offered among other things a passionate keynote adress by former president of the EU, Herman Van Rompuy.

On Wedensday the 25th of January Think Tank EUROPA gathered more then 300 guests at 'Glyptoteket' in Copenhagen to the annual Think Europa Conference. The programme inclueded several international and Danish speakers and various in-depth debates.

One of the highlights of the day was a speech given by former president of the EU, Herman Van Rompuy, that touched upon some of the most current and urgent issues that faces the European Union – Brexit, Trump, populism, migration and the future of the EU.

“The simple truth is that we cannot provide results in these domains without more European cooperation and integration. It is a 'Europe of necessary!' It is not an ideological choice. Actually it is not a choice at all. It is an unavoidable consequence of previous choices,” Mr. Van Rompuy said.

Read Herman Van Rompuy's full adress here and check out pictures from the conference below: