Now online: Academic event — ‘Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a vision of Europe’

In connection with the ‘Pierre Werner and Europe’ research project, the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe, Robert Triffin International and the Pierre Werner Foundation, with the participation of PIE Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, organised an academic event entitled ‘Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a vision of Europe’, which took place on 23 February 2016 at the University Foundation in Brussels.

The recording of this event has recently been published at It comprises:

- the opening session

- the video message by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Chairman of the Patronage Committee for the ‘Pierre Werner and Europe’ research project

- the lecture by Jacques Santer, Honorary Minister of State, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former President of the European Commission, entitled ‘Small country, grand vision: Luxembourg and the European idea’.

- the biographical documentary ‘Pierre Werner, une vocation européenne’ produced by the CVCE

- the presentation of the book ‘Pierre Werner et l’Europe: pensée, action, enseignements/Pierre Werner and Europe: His Approach, Action and Legacy’ — proceedings of the academic conference held to mark the centenary of Pierre Werner’s birth