Berend-Jan van Voorst tot Voorst

In 1995, Berend-Jan van Voorst tot Voorst introduced Lord Peter Carrington i, Secretary-General of NATO from 1984 to 1988, at the second Europe Lecture. The theme of this lecture was 'Peace and Security in Europe'.

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Berend-Jan baron van Voorst tot Voorst

Christian democrat that served as junior minister of European Affairs in 1988 to 1989 and as junior minister for Defence between 1989 and 1993. Prior to his appointment he was a civil servant, working both at the highest echelons at the Dutch ministry for economic affairs as well as serving in the cabinet of two Dutch Commissioners of the European Community. Even as politician, many regarded him to having adopted a managerial style even in the political arena. After leaving office as junior minister he become Governor to the province of Limburg.

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Previous speakers

Year

Speaker

Moderator

Theme

2014

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga i

Jonathan Holslag i

Tom de Bruijn i

Peace and Security i

2013

F.W. de Klerk i

Karel van Wolveren i

Bernard Bot i

Europe in the World i

2010

Herman van Rompuy i

Frans Timmermans i

Europa 2030

2009

Jan Peter Balkenende i

Jacek Saryusz-Wolksi i

Europa: een unieke geschiedenis, een unieke toekomst i

2001

Javier Solana i

Dick Benschop i

Enlargement of European Union: Opportunity of Threat? i

2000

Gerhard Aigner i

Margo Vliegenthart i

EURO 2000 and the Social Significance of Sport i

1999

Hans Tietmeyer i

Nout Wellink i

The Euro: The New Common Currency i

1998

Jan Hoet i

Rudi Fuchs i

Beeldende kunst in Europa i

1997

Mary Robinson i

Wim Kok i

Europe, the Need for Self-Reflection i

1996

Richard Goldstone i

Maarten van Traa i

Human Rights, Peace and Justice in Europe i

1995

Raymond Kendall i

Arthur Doctors van Leeuwen i

Law Enforcement in Europe i

1994

Lord Peter Carrington i

Berend-Jan van Voorst tot Voorst i

Peace and Security in Europe i

1993

Jacques Attali i

Wim Duisenberg i

The Costs of European Reconstruction i