The Centre is Edelman Brussels’ forum for debate, allowing people engaged in shaping Europe’s development to share ideas and views. It is both an incubator of ideas – hosting seminars, round tables, book launches, debates and a range of social events; and an instigator of ideas – collaborating with think tanks, foundations and other thinking communities globally to provide a different perspective and revitalise debate on the major issues of the day.
Recognising the globalised, inter-connected and inter-dependent nature of relationships in the rapidly changing 21st century world in which we all operate, The Centre’s activities take a European perspective as their starting point, but range across a wide set of often complex and inter-related issues, which we organise broadly as follows:
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23 Apr 2014
The Centre invites you to a panel discussion on Europe's energy infrastructure featuring Erik Mamer, Deputy Head of Cabinet of European Commissioner for Energy; Nick Mabey, Chief Executive and a founder director of E3G; and Graeme Steele, Head of National Grid's Brussels Office.
09 Apr 2014
Join us for the launch of the Energy Sector trust data results from the 14th edition of Edelman’s Trust Barometer followed by a discussion on “Trust Factor in the Energy Sector”.
09 Apr 2014
The composition of the next European Parliament might significantly impact development policies. How can we leverage the European elections to hold European leadership accountable for promises made to the world’s poorest? Join the discussion!
08 Apr 2014
The role of the private sector in development is at the very centre of current debates about the future of development assistance. The private sector is generally seen as an important driver of development because it is a source of jobs, income, tax revenues and new investments. However, it includes a large number of actors with very diverse roles.