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Podcast: Martti Ahtisaari – the principles of Europe’s reinvention

In this podcast, Martti Ahtisaari, the former President of Finland, discusses how Europe can reinvent itself so as to revive its fortunes.

The Nobel laureate and peace mediator was in Strasbourg as guest speaker at the fourth European identity debate, to address the theme ‘Europe is stronger than you think – if we reinvent ourselves.’

After we have solved this financial crisis, we should start looking at how we can create socieities that will survive better in this globalised world.

He urged Europe to regain its competitiveness and emphasised the need for access to good education and healthcare as fundamental to the region’s revival.

Video: Interview with Martti Ahtisaari

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