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Main Panel 4: Balkans: From Security Problem to Security Partner

Main Panel 4: Balkans: From Security Problem to Security Partner

Discussion Points:

  • What are the lessons learned in Balkans regarding: conflict transformation; state-building; nurturing of security cooperation?
  • How applicable these lessons are to other regions such as Northern Africa, post-Soviet space?
  • What could be the role of the Balkans in global strategic environment in a next decade?
  • In what areas could Balkans be a partner with an added value?

Speakers:

Karl A. Lamers‚ MdB, Deputy Chairman of the Defence Committee, The Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany

H.E. Selmo Cikotić‚ Minister of Defence‚ Bosnia and Herzegovina

Arian Starova‚ Vice Minister, Ministry of Defence, Republic of Albania

Johann Pucher‚ Defence Policy Director, Ministry of Defence, Austria

Jim Seroka‚ Professor, Auburn University

Žarko Puhovski‚ Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb

Tim Judah‚ Journalist, The Economist‚ (Chair)