Pr. Philippe Poirier

Pr. Philippe Poirier is chair in Legislative Studies from the Luxembourg Parliament and is heading the European governance research program at the University of Luxembourg. He’s founder and course director of Master in Legislative Studies. Since 2005, his research projects have been financing by European Commission, European Parliament, European Science Foundation, Council of Europe, Luxembourg National Research Agency for an amount of € 6.3 million. He has been appointed permanent honorary visiting professor at University of Turin, Sorbonne University (Celsa), University of the Aegean & Collège des Bernardins. He is Scientific Advisor for the Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption and for the European Parliament Committee on Constitutional Affairs. He’s Executive Director of Etudes Parlementaires Series, Publishers Larcier.

˝The programme makes possible something that is all too rare in our society these days: speaking and having discussions across borders, not about each other, but with each other. That can be a hard slog at times, but at the same time the format makes space for follow-up questions and deeper conversations that are only possible through trust on all sides.

Felix, DialoguePerspectives participant