The Embassy of Portugal invites you to the first webinar of the series OutSpoken, within the context of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, to be followed by a cello concert, performed by Mafalda Santos.
"The Contribution of the European Diasporas to the EU-US relations"
moderated by Ambassador Domingos Fezas Vital, with the following panelists:
Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor of California (GREECE)
Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Chairman Emeritus The Ireland Funds America (IRELAND)
Anthony Tamburri, Dean del Calandra Italian American Institute (ITALY)
Frank Spula, President of the Polish American Congress (POLAND)
Angela Costa Simões, President of the Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PORTUGAL)
Since its very foundation, the United States has been home and adoptive country to countless generations of Europeans. On this first Webinar of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Embassy of Portugal in Washington D.C. gathers representatives from some of the most numerous European diasporas in the US, to discuss their past and continuing invaluable contribution to the relations between both sides of the Atlantic. The Embassy will also explore ways of leveraging their presence and influence to the benefit of an even stronger transatlantic relationship.