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BEF Lunchtime Debate Post-COVID economic and social challenges - Presentation of the Report of the High-Level Group

Main session

Opening address - Ursula von der LEYEN, President of the European Commission
‘Tommaso Padoa Schioppa’ lecture Angela MERKEL German Federal Chancellor
A green and fair recovery - when the unprecedented becomes the precedent
Keynote address Christine LAGARDE, President, European Central Bank
Oxford-style debate on the motion - “For a sustainable post-covid recovery, this forum believes we should replace GDP with an alternative well-being indicator”
Strategic autonomy vs protectionism - how to walk the line
TED-style talk - Broader horizons - Francesca BRIA, President, Italian National Innovation Fund, and Honorary Professor, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, UCL
Keynote address Jacinda ARDERN, Prime Minister, New Zealand