What is Wrong with Europe? The Union in Crisis

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Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Wednesday, February 12, 20145:00PM - 8:00PM108N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
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Europe is losing political and economic power in comparison with other parts of the world. Most European economies are suffering from heavy debt burdens and low growth rates. Unemployment in some countries is intolerably high. People are starting to riot. What is wrong with Europe? It seems that Europe is losing ground, especially to America and Asia.

Pertti Voutilainen was born in in 1940 in Finland. He holds MSc in mining engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, an MSc in business management from Helsinki University of Business Administration, and a degree in mineral engineering management from Pennsylvania State University. He worked as a CEO of Outokumpu, CEO of Kansallis Banking Group, President of Merita Bank, and Executive VP of MeritaNordbanken. Mr. Voutilainen also served in the boards of several companies in Finland and Sweden. He is currently a board member of AgnicoEagle mines.

Reception to follow

Contact

Robert Austin
416-946-8942


Speakers

Mr. Pertti Voutilainen
AgnicoEagle Mines


Main Sponsor

Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

Co-Sponsors

The Canadian Friends of Finland


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