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Latest update : 2014-05-21

Zaki Laïdi and Jacques Myard on Europe

From May 22th to 25th, 380 million European citizens will choose their representatives for the European Parliament in all 28 member states. Today, we look at France, where citizens will elect 74 MEPs, the second-largest contingent after Germany. Our guests, Zaki Laïdi from France's Socialist Party, and Jacques Myard from the conservative UMP party, defend their view of Europe.

In partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education and the HEC Europe Institute

Discover HEC's MOOC "Understanding-Europe".

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

By Christophe ROBEET

Our guests

Zaki Laïdi

Candidate for the European Elections, Socialist Party (France)

Jacques Myard

French MP, UMP (Centre Right)

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2017-06-24 refugees

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2017-06-17 agriculture

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2017-06-17 agriculture

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2017-06-10 development

EU development commissioner defends role of private sector in aid projects

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