Voices off? The impact of MEPs from small states in a post-Lisbon European Parliament

Diana Wallis 

Open lecture with Diana Wallis, Vice President of the European Parliament,
Wednesday, March 2 at 12.30 in room 102 in “Háskólatorg”, hosted by the Institute
of International Affairs, Centre for Small State Studies and the Law Institute
at the University of Iceland.

 

The Treaty of Lisbon has brought many new powers to
the European Parliament. Vice President of the European Parliament, Diana
Wallis, assesses how this has impacted on the work of individual MEPs from the
EU’s smaller states.

 

Diana Wallis was first elected to the European Parliament in 1999 and
subsequently re-elected in 2004. She has been Vice President of the Parliament
since December 2006. Ms. Wallis has always had an interest in the Nordic region
and in September 2004 was elected President of the Parliament’s Delegation to
Iceland, Norway & Switzerland and the EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee, a
post she held until September 2007. She remains an ordinary member of the
Delegation.

 

Elvira Mendez Pinedo, Professor of European Law at the University of Iceland, will
moderate.

The lecture
will be held in English and is open to all.