February 16, 2015
The EU officially came to Yale this weekend via the European Student Conference who obtained funding from the European Commission’s ERASMUS program for higher education students. The European Student Conference brought to the United States members of the EU Commission and Parliament and other EU heavyweights to officially launch their think -tank European Horizons. Yale via the European Student Conference now takes the lead as the first US university, which aims to make its mark on EU affairs and the future of the European Union.
This event was a journalist’s dream, but surprisingly there were no journalists representing any of the US news organizations.
Among the speakers was chief EU political architect Andrew Duff, a leading EU federalist and figure in the under-reported European Movement. Mr. Duff wrote the outline and oversaw the drafting of the Fundamental Law treaty to revise the Lisbon treaty, which he also took part in writing.
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