06 - Europe in the 21st century: challenges and opportunities - Panel 1/1

I. Plenary session: Challenges Panel 1: Threats to the prevailing political and socio-economic consensus: fragility of the social model; rise of the extreme right; erosion of the middle-class; growing inequalities; decay of the political ethosModerator: François TremeaudPanellists: Christopher Coker, Jan Kavan, Lothar Rühl, Csaba TabajdiOn 18 and 19 May 2012 the Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies and the New Policy Forum (Gorbachev Forum), in cooperation with the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg and the think-tank Notre Europe, organised an international conference on "Europe in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities".