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Presented by the EU Centre at RMIT in conjunction with the Monash Europe and EU Centre.
Speaker: Dr Alexandre Stutzmann, Chief Diplomatic Advisor to Earopean Parliament President Martin Schultz
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the European Union (the Council) and the Commission, it exercises the legislative function of the EU and it has been described as one of the most powerful legislatures in the world. At this lecture Mr Stutzmann will talk about the role of the European Parliament in times of crisis.
Mr Alexandre Stutzmann has been Chief Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the European Parliament since July 2009. He was adviser to former president Jerzy Buzek from 2009 to January 2012 and is currently adviser to President Martin Schulz. Prior to his current position, he was advisor to the Director General for external policies specifically in charge of the Arab world, the broader Middle East as well as multilateral issues.