European Conference
February 9 and 10, 2024 | Cambridge, MA

Frances Fitzgerald

Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the European People's Party (EPP) political group

Frances Fitzgerald has been an Irish member of the European Parliament since 2019 for the Fine Gael party, and Vice-Chair of the European People’s Party (EPP) political group. She is a member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, and of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). She is also a member of the Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China. Previously, Frances Fitzgerald served as Tánaiste, Deputy-Head of the Irish government, as well as Minister for Justice and Equality, for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, and for Children and Youth Affairs. She was a Teachta Dála, member of the Irish Parliament, for 18 years.

Speaker Schedule

Friday, February 9, 2024

at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS)
2:15pm – 3:15pm
Integration in Times of Conflict: Prospects and Challenges of Ukraine’s EU Candidacy Tymofiy Mylovanov | Daniela Schwarzer Moderated by Max Bergmann
Nye Auditorium
Building Global Coalitions on Feminism, LGBTQ Rights, and Minorities Representation Baiba Braže | Frances Fitzgerald | Roianne Nedd Moderated by Dr. Gloria Ayee
Allison Room

Saturday, February 10, 2024

at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) and TBD
11:30am - 1:00pm
2024, An Election Year: The European Elections and the New Challenges for European Leadership Brando Benifei | Dita Charanzová | Frances Fitzgerald | Roberts Zīle Moderated by Kelly Agathos
JFK Jr. Forum
Ensuring European Competitiveness in the Green Deal Era Arancha González | Bryant Trick Moderated by Lúcio Vinhas de Souza
Starr Auditorium