Three academics from the University of Malta presented papers at the Arraiolos Chef de Cabinet meeting, held at Verdala Palace, between 23 and 24 February, in preparation for the September 2017 meeting of the EU Non-executive Heads of State.
Professor Carmel Borg (academic programme coordinator) presented a paper on the 'Suffering European publics and the legitimacy crisis of the European state'. Professor Stephen Calleya spoke about 'Security challenges in the Euro-Med region', while Professor Peter Mayo presented a paper titled 'Whither Social Europe?'.
The meeting was also addressed by H.E. Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of the Islamic, Scientific and Cultural Organization. His presentation focused on Europe and the Islamic world.