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COMECE Press 07/11/2008


COMECE Autumn Plenary Assembly 2008

« The current challenges for Europe »

12-14 November


The main topics on the agenda of the Plenary will be the following: 


- The Report on Climate Change and Christian Lifestyle

- The protection of Sunday in the Working Time Directive

- The Lisbon Treaty

- The financial crisis

- Christian refugees in the World

- The EU Partnership with Russia after the Georgian crisis


The invited speakers are:



MEP, President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

-H.E. Mr. Bobby MCDONAGH,

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the European Union

-Prof. Dr. Norbert WALTER,

Chief Economist at the Deutsche Bank

-Mr. Jacques BARROT,

Vice-president of the European Commission,

-Prof. Jean-Pascal VAN YPERSELE,

Vice-Chair of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), Member of the COMECE Expert group on Climate Change



Friday 14 November at 14:00




Bishop Adrianus VAN LUYN, President of COMECE

Bishop Piotr JARECKI and Bishop Diarmuid MARTIN, Vice Presidents

Fr Piotr MAZURKIEWICZ, Secretary general


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