The American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (AMCHAM) has announced that it is organising a webinar on EU-US and bilateral relations in times of COVID-19 on Wednesday 24 June 2020 from 18:00 to 19:00.
This live webinar will see guest speaker Gaston Stronck, Ambassador of Luxembourg to the United States of America, explore how the coronavirus crisis has been tackled in Luxembourg, where the government now has a strategy of testing the entire population and the reopening of the economy is underway in a gradual and careful process. The ambassador will discuss the impact of the pandemic on bilateral relations between Luxembourg and the United States, as well as the wider impact on EU-US relations.
Transatlantic relations had been strained before the pandemic broke out and have been further impacted as the virus pushed the US towards reinforced “America First”, as well as a more aggressive stance vis-à-vis multilateral institutions. Leaders on both sides of the Atlantic are more inward-looking and preoccupied with managing the public health and economic consequences of the pandemic in their countries and trade relations are suffering from the economic fall-out of COVID-19.
The webinar will consist of a presentation by Ambassador Gaston Stronck followed by a Q&A session.
To register for this free webinar, see https://www.amcham.lu/events/eu-us-and-bilateral-relations-in-times-of-covid-19/. Sign up codes will be sent to participants via email before the webinar.