HCSS Strategic Energy Advisor participates in "How and why does the EU Function?"

December 10th 2018 - 15:00

Upcoming Event December 13th 2018

How and why does the EU Function? An interactive session with experts at the University of Applied Sciences - with HCSS' Lucia van Geuns 

Did you ever wonder what  the European Union actually is? Or why European cooperation is designed the way it is? Are you aware of the impacts of Brexit? And do you know who and what to vote for in the upcoming European elections? This is your chance to ask experts everything you ever wanted to know about the EU!

Dr. Mendeltje van Keulen, lector of Changing Role of Europe, talks you through the basics of how the EU works the way it does. Followed by an interactive session which allows you to engage with experts about your thoughts and questions concerning the future of the EU.

Please register through this link.



  • 14:30 hours                     Registration
  • 15:05 hours                     Introductory lecture by Dr. Mendeltje van Keulen
  • 15:30 hours                     Lucia van Geuns from The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
  • 15:50 hours                     Reinier van Lanschot from VOLT Netherlands
  • 16:10 hours                     Dr. Andreas Zenthofer, European Commission in the Netherlands
  • 16:30 hours                     Interactive session with questions from you
  • 17:00 hours                     Reception
Lucia van Geuns is an experienced energy professional who held research positions at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) and the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) after a career with Royal Dutch Shell (1980- 2002). She has a background in geoscience, petroleum engineering, economics & planning. Her research focuses on international energy market developments, energy transition issues and climate change policies. In her present role, she is a frequent speaker on (international) energy markets for various public and private stakeholders.