Minister Schwarzenberg participated at the discussion titled „The European Crisis in its Political Context“ at the Columbia University
First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg together with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Urmas Paet participated at the discussion titled „The European Crisis in its Political Context“ which was organized by the Center on Global Economic Governance together with the East Central European Center at the Columbia University on Friday, September 28th, 2012. The debate vas moderated by Prof. Jan Svejnar.
The discussion addressed questions of the health of Europe’s banking sector, its high sovereign debt levels, and broader economic situation. Both ministers presented their views on possible next steps for the European Union and its member states from political and economic perspective. They subsequently answered questions from more than 50 attendees.