On May 2, 2018, UCCHEI hosted the first of three public discussions with invited experts. The topic of the first event was the future of European integration and some of the main current challenges facing the European project. The debate was led by Ivan Koniar and the following guests took part in this event: Jan Cingel (GLOBSEC Policy Institute) and Marek, Lenč, PhD. (Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica).