February 3, 2022 Webinar – Europe Today! An economical & geopolitical outlook

Thursday 3 February 2022
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On February 3, 2022, The European Chambers of Commerce in the Netherlands were very pleased to listen to Rem Korteweg, Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael, and Marieke Blom, Chief Economist, ING who shared their insights of the current state of Europe Today from an economic and political view.  We want to extend a warm thank you to both of them for sharing their expertise and insights with us. Also, a warm thank you to Stefan Wijers, our excellent Moderator, and to Sylvie Craenen, Directrice Générale, French Chamber of Commerce for organizing, and to everyone that participated in this event and contributed with many interesting questions.


We would also like to thank our partners, the European Chambers of Commerce in the Netherlands.


A recording of the webinar is available here: Europe Today – Economic and geopolitical outlook – YouTube.


Rem Korteweg is Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. He works on Europe’s strategic role in the world, with a specific focus on the intersection between foreign policy, trade and security issues. Among his current research interests are Brexit, the future of the international trade system, and Europe’s changing relations with regional and global powers. He is a regular contributor to various international and national media and has published in a variety of newspapers and academic journals.


Marieke Blom is Chief Economist at ING in the Netherlands. The research team in Amsterdam covers a broad range of themes: from monetary policy and the Dutch housing market to specific sectors, sustainability and technology. Marieke is a member of the board of the Dutch Royal Economic Society (KVS) and regularly appears in the media. Before joining ING, Marieke worked as a senior manager at start-up Amsterdam consultancy “De Argumentenfabriek”. She was a political advisor at the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA).



Stefan Wijers is an experienced moderator and meeting facilitator with the ability to inspire, explore and invoke critical thinking across diverse subject areas.

With a background in law, Stefan has the ability to articulate, synthesize and respectfully challenge helping groups finding consensus. Examples include, National Health Debate, government policy, high level expert meeting and fruitful brainstorming.






Participation Fee

As a member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, you can view the webinar free of charge.

Registration details

Welcome to use digital registration below or send an email to events@swedishchamber.nl before February 1, 2022. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation with a link to the webinar.