In the wake of global issues related to finance and economics, migration, trade and climate change, Europe Now is an online video series developed by the Hawke EU Centre to investigate the challenges facing Europe today.
In this series, we look to European Ambassadors for their perspectives in response to these pressing challenges.

Episode 21

H.E. Ms Francesca Tardioli
Ambassador of Italy in Australia

Recorded in February 2021


Episode 20

H.E. Ms Marion Derckx
Ambassador of The Netherlands in Australia

Recorded in February 2021


Episode 19

H.E. Mr Jurij Rifelj
Ambassador of Slovenia in Australia

Recorded in February 2021


Episode 18

H.E. Ms Betty Pavelich
Ambassador of Croatia in Australia

Recorded in October 2020


Episode 17

H.E. Mrs Nineta Bărbulescu
Ambassador of Romania in Australia

Published December 2020


Episode 16

H.E. Mr Breandán Ó Caollaí
Ambassador of Ireland in Australia

Published November 2020


Episode 15

H.E. Dr Michael Pulch
EU Ambassador to Australia

Published December 2019


Episode 14

H.E. Mr Par Ahlberger
Swedish Ambassador to Australia

Published December 2018


Episode 13

H.E. Dr Bernhard Zimburg
Austrian Ambassador to Australia

Published November 2018


Episode 12

H.E. Mr Lars Backström
Finnish Ambassador to Australia

Published October 2018


Episode 11

H.E. Mr Christophe Penot
French Ambassador to Australia

Published August 2018


Episode 10

H.E. Mr Tom Nørring
Danish Ambassador to Australia

Published April 2018


Episode 9

H.E. Mr Manuel Cacho Quesada
Spanish Ambassador to Australia

Published November 2017


Episode 8

H.E. Dr Anna Prinz
German Ambassador to Australia

Published September 2017


Episode 7

H.E. Mr Pier Francesco Zazo 
Italian Ambassador to Australia

Published June 2017


Episode 6

H.E. Mrs Nineta Bărbulescu  
Romanian Ambassador to Australia

Published May 2017


Episode 5

H.E. Mr Christophe Lecourtier
French Ambassador to Australia

Published March 2017
(recorded September 2016)


Episode 4

H.E. Mr Pasi Patokallio
Finnish Ambassador to Australia

Published October 2016
(recorded July 2016)


Episode 3

H.E. Mr Noel White
Irish Ambassador to Australia

Published October 2016
(recorded July 2016)


Episode 2

H.E. Mr Jean-Luc Bodson
Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium

Published August 2016


Episode 1

H.E. Mr Sem Fabrizi
Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to Australia and New Zealand

Published May 2016
(recorded prior to Brexit)