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9:00 - 16:30

Academic Session - Usable Past, Collective Memories and International Security

17.00-18.30

Transatlantic Trends Report 2014

Constanze Stelzenmüller‚ 

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) (Presenter)‚

H.E. Michael D. Kirby‚ 

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia‚

H.E. Michael Davenport‚ 

Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia‚

H.E. Giuseppe Manzo‚ 

Ambassador of the Republic of Italy in Serbia‚

Goran Svilanović‚ 

Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council‚

Gordana Delić‚ 

Director, Balkan Trust of Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (Moderator)‚

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19:00

Official Reception

Sonja Stojanović Gajić‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚

Maja Bobić‚ 

Secretary General, European Movement in Serbia ‚

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20:30

Registration of Participants

21:00

Session 1: Between Mobilisation and Isolation: EU and Migration Trends

Amb. Piotr Świtalski‚ 

Director of Policy Planning, Council of Europe‚

Dejan Keserović‚ 

Coordinator for Central Asia, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)‚

Vladimir Petronijević‚ 

Executive Director, Group 484‚

Despina Syrri‚ 

Director of the Council of Europe Network School of Political Studies, Greece and President of Symbiosis‚

Ivana Krstić‚ 

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade (Moderator)‚

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21:00

Session 2: The Essential Need to Cooperate: Multi-stakeholders, National and/or Regional Cooperation for Cyber-Security in the Western Balkans

Franz-Stefan Gady‚ 

Senior Fellow, East West Institute‚

Joanna Świątkowska‚ 

Cyber Security Expert, Kosciuszko Institute‚

Slobodan Marković‚ 

Advisor for ICT Policy and Internet Community Relations, Serbian National Internet Domain Registry (RNIDS)‚

Vladimir Radunović‚ 

Coordinator, E-diplomacy Projects, Diplo Foundation (Moderator)‚

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21:00

Session 3: The OSCE 40 Years after the Helsinki Accords

Amb. Gérard Stoudmann‚ 

Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the Western Balkans.‚

Amb. Fred Tanner‚ 

Senior Adviser/Liaison to Swiss Chairmanship, Office of the Secretary General, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Andrei Zagorski‚ 

Head of Department for Disarmament, Arms Control and Conflict Resolution, Institute for World Economy and World Politics, Russian academy of Sciences; Professor, Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO-University)‚

Sonja Stojanović Gajić‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (Moderator)‚

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21:00

Session 4: EU Enlargement: Picking Up the Pieces?

Amb. Ivan Jestřáb‚ 

Director of the South and South-East Europe Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic‚

Vessela Tcherneva‚ 

Programmes Director, European Council on Foreign Relations‚

Theresia Töglhofer ‚ 

Program Officer, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies, DGAP‚

Steven Blockmans‚ 

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Unit, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)‚

Maja Bobić‚ 

Secretary General, European Movement in Serbia (Moderator)‚

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October 1, 2014 | Day 2
08:00 - 09:00

Registration of Participants

09:00 – 09:10

Welcoming Speech

Sonja Licht‚ 

President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

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09:10 - 09:30

Keynote Speech

H.E. Aleksandar Vučić‚ 

Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Serbia‚

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09:30 - 11:00

Plenary Panel 1: Opening the New Strategic Debate Between Transatlantic and Eurasian Agendas

Karen Donfried‚ 

President, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

François Heisbourg‚ 

Foundation pour la Recherché Strategique, Special Advisor‚

Adam Rotfeld‚ 

Warsaw University, “Artes Liberales” Department, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the International Consultative Committee‚

Vladimir Baranovsky‚ 

Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Centre for Situation Analysis (CSA), Member of the Board of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations IMEMO‚

Shada Islam‚ 

Director of Policy, Friends of Europe‚

Remzi Lani‚ 

Director, Albanian Media Institute (Chair)‚

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11:30 - 13:00

Plenary Panel 2: The EU and its Peripheries

Introductory address: Elmar Brok‚ 

Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, European Parliament‚

Tanja Miščević‚ 

Head of the Negotiating Team for Accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union‚

H.E. Michael Davenport‚ 

Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia‚

Dušan Šiđanski‚ 

Professor, Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission‚

Sinan Ülgen‚ 

Chairman, Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)‚

Ivan Krastev‚ 

Chair of the Board, Centre for Liberal Strategies‚

Mats Persson‚ 

Director, Open Europe‚

Dejan Jović‚ 

Chief Analyst,Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia (Chair) ‚

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15:00 - 16:30

Plenary Panel 3: Could 1325 Be a New Frame of Reference: From Local to Global and Back

Amb. Miroslava Beham‚ 

Senior Advisor on Gender Issues, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)‚

Elisabeth Nauclér ‚ 

Member of the Parliament, Parliament of Finland ‚

Constanze Stelzenmüller‚ 

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)‚

Daniel de Torres‚ 

Deputy Head of Operations III, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) (Chair)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Evening Panel: Serbs and Albanians in 2025 as Friends and Allies: How do We Get There?

Samuel Žbogar‚ 

EU Special Representative/Head of EU Office in Kosovo‚

Marko Đurić‚ 

Director, Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Government of the Republic of Serbia‚

Amb. Ernst Reichel‚ 

German Special Envoy for South-Eastern Europe, Turkey and the EFTA States‚

Agron Bajrami‚ 

Editor-in-Chief, Koha Ditore‚

Besa Shahini‚ 

Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative‚

Gordana Čomić‚ 

Deputy Speaker, National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia‚

Alex N. Grigorev‚ 

President, Council for Inclusive Governance (Moderator)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Special Side Event:Visegrad Experience for the Western Balkans: NGO Support for Key Reforms

Marko Savković‚ 

Project Coordinator, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

Goce Kocevski‚ 

Macedonian Young Lawyers Association‚

Jovana Marović‚ 

Researcher, Institute Alternativa‚

Tomasz Żornaczuk‚ 

Thinking for Governance Project Coordinator, Polish Institute for International Affairs (Moderator)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Special Side Event: Civilian Capacities for Peace Operations - Case of Western Balkans

Gordan Bosanac‚ 

Chief Analyst, Centre for Peace Studies, Zagreb‚

Emsad Dizdarević‚ 

Researcher/Project Coordinator, Centre for Security Studies, Sarajevo‚

Marko Sošić‚ 

Researcher, Institute Alternativa, Podgorica‚

Foto Duro‚ 

Researcher, Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), Tirana‚

Andreja Bogdanovski‚ 

Adjunct Research Fellow, Analytica, Skopje‚

John Karlsrud‚ 

Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)‚

Marko Milošević‚ 

Researcher, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (Moderator)‚

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20:00

Official Dinner (Upon separate invitation)

October 2, 2014 | Day 3
9:00 - 10:00

Registration of Participants

10:00 - 11:30

Session 5: Rethinking Energy Security: Balancing Concerns, Managing Expectations

Aleksandar Kovačević‚ 

Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute Energy Studies‚

Julian Popov‚ 

Fellow, European Climate Foundation‚

Rovshan Ibrahimov‚ 

Head of Foreign Policy Analysis Department, Center for Strategic Studies, Azerbaijan ‚

Oliver Joachim Rolofs‚ 

Press Spokesperson and Head of Communications, Munich Security Conference‚

Michal Briatka‚ 

Commerce and Contracting Specialist, Commercial and Regulatory Affairs, Eustream, Slovakia‚

Dušan Reljić ‚ 

Head of Office, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) Brussels (Moderator)‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 6: Regional Prospects of the Joint Crisis Intervention

Predrag Marić‚ 

Assistant Minister and Head of Emergency Management Sector, Ministry of Interior, Government of the Republic of Serbia ‚

Ivana Ljubojević‚ 

Head of Secretariat, Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe‚

Želimir Kešetović‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade‚

Dejan Komatina‚ 

Secretary, International Sava River Basin Commission ‚

Zoran Stanojević‚ 

News Editor, Radio Television of Serbia, RTS (Moderator)‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 7: Will the Outcome of the Ukrainian Crisis Determine a New Path for Europe and Beyond?

Introductory address: Tim Judah‚ 

Balkans Correspondent, The Economist ‚

Franco Frattini‚ 

Italian Supreme Administrative Court, Justice and Chamber President‚

Valbona Zeneli‚ 

Professor, Deputy Director, Program on Central and Southeast Europe, College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall Center‚

Žarko Puhovski‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Zagreb‚

Dimitar Bechev‚ 

Senior Visiting Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics (LSE)‚

Dejan Anastasijević‚ 

Brussels correspondent, Tanjug News Service (Moderator)‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 8: Global Civics for/by a Global Youth?

Anna Kiefer‚ 

Program Assistant, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Relations‚

Giselle Laffont‚ 

Journalist, Argentina‚

Wallace Chwala‚ 

University of Nairobi ‚

Divya Arya‚ 

Founder and President of the Intercultural Youth Council‚

Hakan Altinay‚ 

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution (Moderator)‚

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12:00 - 13:30

Plenary Panel 4: Is It Time For a New Balkans Commission

Introductory Address: Hedvig Morvai ‚ 

Director, European Fund for Balkan‚

Giuliano Amato‚ 

Judge, Constitutional Court of Italy‚

Goran Svilanović‚ 

Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President and CEO, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Jacques Rupnik‚ 

Director for Researches, Centre for International Studies and Research(CERI)‚

Dejan Jović‚ 

Chief Analyst, Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia‚

Vedran Džihić‚ 

Senior Researcher, Austrian Institute for International Affairs‚

Ivan Vejvoda‚ 

Senior Vice-President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (Chair)‚

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13:30 - 14:00

Closing Address

Sonja Licht‚ 

President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

Maja Bobić‚ 

Secretary General, European Movement in Serbia ‚

Sonja Stojanović Gajić‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚

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