Europe and Central Asia 2011 - Stress Test For Europe (AP Debate)

Stress Tests for Europe - Developed in partnership with the Associated Press


In the wake of fears of further bailouts in the Eurozone, disagreements over foreign policy and schisms between Eurozone and non-Eurozone members, how can Europe overcome the stresses and strains that are defining today's new European reality?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Fiscal stresses
- Core versus periphery
- Foreign policy
- Rise of nationalism

  • Victor Halberstadt, Professor of Public Economics, Leiden University, Netherlands; Global Agenda Council on Fiscal Crises
  • Mark Leonard, Director, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), United Kingdom; Young Global Leader; Regional Agenda Council on Europe & Central Asia
  • Igor Lukšic, Prime Minister of Montenegro
  • Davide Serra, Founding and Managing Partner, Algebris Investments (UK), United Kingdom; Young Global Leader
  • Aleh Tsyvinski, Professor of Economics, Yale University, USA; Young Global Leader


Moderated by
Ian Phillips, News Director for Eastern and Central Europe, The Associated Press (AP), Czech Republic