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Webinar Covid 19 – geopolitical competition or a renaissance for international cooperation

Date 15 June 2020 Add to calendar
Time 17:00 (GMT)
Venue Zoom
Fee Free

CLS is happy to be a partner of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in France's webinar where they will discuss the geopolitical aspects of the current pandemic. Will this crisis foster a renaissance for international cooperation, or does it risk to lead us further down the line of geopolitical competition?

With Christian Danielsson, Director-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission and Mats Isaksson, Head of the Corporate Affairs Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Christian Danielsson joined the European Commission in 1995 as a Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Anita Gradin. He held several positions in the Commission, including Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Verheugen and Director in DG Enlargement. From 2008 to 2010 Christian Danielsson was Permanent Representative for Sweden before he became Deputy Secretary-General of the European Commission in 2011. In 2013 he became Director-General for Enlargement and since 2015 he is Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations. Before joining the Commission, he worked for the Swedish diplomatic service.
Christian Danielsson has graduated in Business Administration and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Mats Isaksson is Head of the Corporate Affairs Division at the OECD. His responsibilities include corporate governance, state-owned enterprises, equity markets, company law, corporate finance, and privatization among others. Mr. Isaksson has extensive experience from working with both OECD and Partner countries and most recently served as an international advisor to the government of Japan. Mats Isaksson serves on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia University and is Senior Visiting Fellow at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law. He is a founding Director of the Swedish Corporate Governance Forum and a member of the European Corporate Governance Institute.

This webinar will be moderated by Anders Fogelström, President of Cercle Suédois, Board member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in France, and of Swedish Chamber International.

This is a collaboration between le Cercle Suédois, the Swedish Chamber och Commerce in France, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK, Swedish Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Swedish – Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, Schwedische Handelskammer in Deutschland

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Supported by

Swedish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands
The German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK
Swedish Swiss Chamber of Commerce
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