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October 12, 2016 | Day 1
9.00 - 16.00

Academic Event - Migration, Security and Solidarity within Global Disorder

14.30 - 17.00

Expert Panel Discussion: Enhancing the Participation of Civilian Experts from Southeastern European Countries in Peace Operations

Gordan Bosanac‚ 

Chief Analyst, Centre For Peace Studies - CMS, Croatia‚

Ivana Boštjančič Pulko‚ 

Project Manager and Researcher, Centre for European Perspective – CEP, Slovenia ‚

Sebastian Dworack‚ 

Head of the International Capacity Development Team, Centre for International Peace Operations - ZIF, Germany‚

Sokol Bega‚ 

Deputy Head of Reporting and Political Analysis Unit, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine ‚

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17.00 - 17.30

Registration of Participants at Hotel Hyatt Regency

17.30 - 19.30

Special Event: Enlargement Moving beyond Europe's Fatigue and Bilateral Disputes

Catherine Wendt ‚ 

Head of Unit for Serbia, DG NEAR, European Commission‚

Goran Svilanović ‚ 

Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council ‚

Zoltán Pogátsa‚ 

Lecturer, University of West Hungary‚

Srđan Cvijić ‚ 

Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society Foundations‚

Nikolaos Tzifakis‚ 

Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese; Research Associate, Wilfred Martens Centre for European Studies‚

Moderator: Ivana Dragičević‚ 

Executive Producer International News, N1 News Channel‚

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20.00 - 20.30

Registration of Participants at Hotel Hyatt Regency

20.30 - 22.00

Session 1: Democracy’s Responses to Populism and Internal Radicalization

Sasha Havliček ‚ 

Director and CEO, Institute for Strategic Dialogue‚

Álvaro de Vasconcelos‚ 

Director, Projects for the Arab Reform Initiative ‚

Alastair Crooke ‚ 

Director and Founder, Conflicts Forum‚

Mats Persson‚ 

Former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom‚

Moderator: Valbona Zeneli ‚ 

Professor of National Security Studies, College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany‚

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20.30 - 22.00

Session 2: The Belgrade - Pristina Dialogue and the EU Future

Tanja Miščević‚ 

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

Gordana Čomić‚ 

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia‚

Pierre Mirel‚ 

Honorary Director General of the European Commission‚

Naim Rashiti‚ 

Executive Director, Balkans Group‚

Moderator: Alex Roinishvili Grigorev‚ 

President, Council for Inclusive Governance‚

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20.30 - 22.00

Session 3: Propaganda and Strategic Communications: Experience of EU and Višegrad Countries

Amb. Daniel Schaer‚ 

Ambassador of Estonia to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia‚

Ruslan Deynychenko‚ 

Co-Founder and Executive Director, StopFake.org Ukraine‚

Jakub Janda‚ 

Deputy Director, European Values Think-Tank, Czech Republic ‚

Moderator: Andrej Matišák‚ 

Deputy Head of the Foreign Desk, Daily Pravda, Slovakia‚

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October 13, 2016 | Day 2
8.00 - 9.00

Registration of Participants at Hotel Hyatt Regency

9.00 – 9.10

Welcoming Speech

Sonja Licht‚ 

President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

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09.10 -10.00

GRAND OPENING: The Future of Albanian-Serbian Relations and the Stability of South East Europe

Aleksandar Vučić‚ 

Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia‚

Edi Rama‚ 

Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania‚

Chair: Misha Glenny‚ 

Visiting Professor, Harriman Institute, Columbia University‚

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10.15 - 11.00

SPECIAL EVENT: Ten years on: Serbia, NATO and the Partnership for Peace

Ivica Dačić‚ 

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia‚

Zoran Đorđević‚ 

Minister of Defence, Government of Republic of Serbia‚

James Appathurai ‚ 

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, NATO‚

Chair: Ivan Vejvoda‚ 

Senior Vice-President for Programs, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

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11.30 - 13.00

Plenary panel 1: The Great Migration of our times? The Balkans piece in the European puzzle

Irena Vojačkova-Sollorano ‚ 

Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programm (UNDP), Serbia‚

Vladimir Petronijević‚ 

Executive Director, Group 484‚

Rosa Balfour‚ 

Senior Fellow, Europe Programme, The German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

Elizabeth Collett‚ 

Director of Migration Policy, Transatlantic Council on Migration, Migration Policy Institute‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Ahmet Evin‚ 

Professor Emeritus, Sabanci University, Istanbul‚

Chair: Bojan Brkić‚ 

Deputy News Editor, Radio Television of Serbia‚

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13.30 - 15.00

Plenary panel 2: The New European Security Strategy: EU in a global world and its transatlantic partners

Thomas Bagger‚ 

Head of Policy Planning, German Foreign Office ‚

François Heisbourg‚ 

Chairman, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) ‚

Antonio Missiroli ‚ 

Director, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU ISS)‚

Amb. Cameron Munter‚ 

CEO and President, EastWest Institute‚

Bruno Maçães‚ 

Former Secretary of State for European Affairs, Portuguese Republic‚

Richard Whitman ‚ 

Visiting Senior Fellow, Chatham House‚

Chair: Gordana Delić‚ 

Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

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16.00 – 17.30

Plenary panel 3: Addressing Political instability and Weak Institutions in South East Europe

Maciej Popowski‚ 

Deputy Director-General in the Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission‚

Thanos Dokos‚ 

Director General, ELIAMEP‚

James Ker Lindsay‚ 

Eurobank Senior Research Fellow on the Politics of South East Europe, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ‚

Remzi Lani‚ 

Executive Director, Albanian Media Institute‚

Žarko Puhovski‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb‚

Alida Vračić‚ 

Mercator Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs/Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Brussels/Berlin‚

Sinan Ülgen‚ 

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

Chair:Judy Dempsey‚ 

Carnegie Europe‚

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18.00 - 19.30

Session 4: Two-speed cyber security in the Western Balkans?

Robert Kosla, Lt. Col. (Ret.)‚ 

Microsoft CEE Area Director, Public Safety and National Security and Defence‚

Olivera Injac ‚ 

Assistant Professor, University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro‚

Vladimir Radunović‚ 

Director of E-Diplomacy and Cybersecurity, DiploFoundation‚

Nebojša Jokić‚ 

Head of the CERT Team, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republic of Serbia‚

Moderator: Franziska Klopfer ‚ 

Project Coordinator, Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF)‚

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18.00 - 19.30

Session 5: Walking the thin line: democracy and security

Theo Koritzinsky‚ 

Member, Norwegian Parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Committee‚

Kostis Papaioannou‚ 

Secretary General for Transparency and Human Rights of the Ministry of Justice of Greece‚

André Hahn‚ 

Member of the German Parliament, from the Left Party Germany (DIE LINKE)‚

Moderator: Marta Martinelli‚ 

Head of Team-External Relations, Open Society European Policy Institute‚

Moderator: Sonja Stojanović Gajić‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚

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18.00 - 19.30

Session 6: Europe and the New Silk Road: Opportunities at Home and Beyond

Cameron Munter‚ 

CEO and President, EastWest Institute‚

Zhang Qi‚ 

Research Fellow and Vice-Director-General, Research Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC)‚

Jasna Plevnik‚ 

Founder and Deputy Director, Geoeconomic Forum, Zagreb‚

Moderator: Damjan Krnjević Mišković‚ 

Senior Fellow, Centre for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD), Editor, Horizons‚

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18.00 - 19.30

Meeting: Follow Us: Women Promoting Peace and Security

Dijana Vukomanović‚ 

Member of Parliament, Belgrade‚

Emilia Redžepi‚ 

Member of Parliament, Pristina‚

Dubravka Filipovski‚ 

Member of Parliament, Belgrade‚

Jeta Krasniqi‚ 

Project Manager, Kosova Democratic Institute‚

Moderator: Sonja Lokar‚ 

Executive Director, CEE Network for Gender Studies‚

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19.40 - 21.00

A conversation with Ivan Vejvoda: The German Marshall Fund’s Young Transatlantic Network

Ivan Vejvoda ‚ 

Senior Vice-President for Programs, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

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19.40 - 20.40

Post Paris, Post BREXIT – Perspectives for the Western Balkans

Hedvig Morvai‚ 

Executive Director, European Fund for the Balkans, Belgrade‚

Eleonora Poli‚ 

Researcher, The Institute for International Affairs/Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Rome ‚

Dušan Reljić‚ 

German Institute for International and Security Affairs/Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Brussels/Berlin‚

Moderator:Florent Marciacq‚ 

Research Director, French-Austrian Center for Rapprochement in Europe (CFA/OFZ) Vienna and University of Luxembourg‚

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October 14, 2016 | Day 3
8.30 - 9.30

Registration of Participants at Hotel Hyatt Regency

9.30 - 11.00

Session 7: What Choices for Countries in Between in an Increasingly Divided Europe?

Amb. Ivo Visković‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade and member of the OSCE Panel of Eminent Persons‚

Selmo Cikotić ‚ 

Faculty of Political Sciences, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina‚

Dejan Jović‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb ‚

Vessela Tcherneva‚ 

Head, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Wider Europe programme‚

Francisco de Borja Lasheras‚ 

Director, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), Madrid Office‚

Moderator: Filip Ejdus‚ 

Marie Curie Research Fellow at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS), University of Bristol‚

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9.30 - 11.00

Session 8: Opening Democracy for Citizens: Open Government Partnership

Eleanor Stewart‚ 

Head of Transparency, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom‚

Tin Geber‚ 

Design and Tech Lead, The Engine Room, Zagreb‚

Đorđe Krivokapić‚ 

Associate lecturer at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences; SHARE Foundation, Serbia‚

Goran Buldioski‚ 

Director of the Think Tank Fund, Open Society Foundations‚

Moderator: Shelley Inglis‚ 

Regional Cluster Leader for Governance and Peacebuilding, United Nations Development Programm (UNDP) – Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS, Istanbul‚

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9.30 - 11.00

Session 9: Owners and Editors: the Role of Free Speech in Modern Democracy

Remzi Lani‚ 

Executive Director, Albanian Media Institute‚

Tamara Skrozza‚ 

Vreme weekly; Member of the Press Council's Press Complaints' Commission ‚

Sašo Ordanoski‚ 

Programme Director, Forum-CSRD‚

Marius Dragomir‚ 

Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society‚

Moderator: Ljubica Gojgić‚ 

Journalist, Radio Television of Vojvodina‚

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11.30 - 13.30

Plenary panel 4: Will Civil Society Save Democratic Values?

Javier Arizmendi Ruiz‚ 

Platform of People Affected by Mortgages, Spain‚

Gordan Bosanac‚ 

Centre for Peace Studies, Platforma 112, Croatia‚

Jeta Xharra‚ 

Director, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), Kosovo‚

Dragana Pećo‚ 

Investigate Journalist, Krik, Serbia‚

Chair: Goran Buldioski‚ 

Program Director of the Open Society Think Tank Fund and Co-director of the Open Society Initiative for Europe‚

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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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