European Commissioner for Trade to give Schuman Lecture at ANU

The European Union’s Trade Commissioner Dr Cecilia Malmström will deliver the 2018 Schuman Lecture at The Australian National University on Monday 18 June.

It will be her first public address since the launch of negotiations between the EU and Australia on a new Free Trade Agreement. 

Commissioner Malmström's lecture will explore the opportunities offered by an EU–Australia Free Trade Agreement, and how this relationship could help strengthen the global trading system.

The Schuman Lecture is hosted by the ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) and is a public event. This year it will be opened by ANU Provost, Professor Mike Calford.

Up to 200 guests are expected to attend, including ambassadors, high commissioners and representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Australia.

Media are also encouraged to attend, for assistance contact the ANU media hotline on 02 6125 7979.


WHO: Dr Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

WHAT: Schuman Lecture, “EU-Australia: A Global Alliance for Trade”

WHEN: Monday 18 June, 4-5:30pm

WHERE: The Hall, University House ANU, 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton

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