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Populist Radical Right in 2017

When? Wednesday 8 February 2017

Where? Brussels, European Parliament

The working group on extremism, populism, nationalism and xenophobia of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament will organise on Wednesday 8 February a meeting to discuss strategies and responses to populist radical right in Europe. It will take place in Brussels, room A3-G3 from 14.00 to 16.00.


Please see the programme below:

14.00 – 14.05: Introduction by MEP Tanja Fajon (Chair of the S&D working group on extremism, populism, nationalism and xenophobia)

14.05 – 14.25: Outlook for the European radical right in 2017 and the Netherlands’ election preview

14.25 – 14.45: Breitbart news’ expansion to Europe: counter strategies and responses

14.45 – 15.00: Q&A with the audience

15.00 – 15.20: European media and the rise of right-wing populists: counter strategies and responses. With Ricardo Gutiérrez, general secretary of the European Federation of Journalists

15.20 – 15.40: Combatting racism and xenophobia in the European Parliament – New rules of procedure

15.40 -15.55: Q&A with the audience

15.55 – 16.00: Conclusion by Tanja Fajon

For more information, please contact S&D press contact Tim Allan, tim.allan@ep.europa.eu.

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