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Agenda 2011

 

14 September 2011 | Day 1
19:00

Official Reception

Tanja Miščević‚ 

State Secretary, Ministry of Defence‚ Republic of Serbia

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21:00

Session 1: Improving Energy Security in Southeast Europe

Anita Orban‚ 

Ambassador for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs‚ Republic of Hungary

Christof van Agt‚ 

Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael International Energy Programme‚

Milan Simurdić ‚ 

Ambassador of Serbia to Norway‚ (Moderator)

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21:00

Session 2: Upheaval in the Arab World and its Aftermath

Mohhamad K Shiyyab‚ 

General Manager, Middle East Security Consultants (MESC) Group‚

Anwar Essmat El Sadat‚ 

Chairman, El Saddat Association‚

Srđa Popović‚ 

OTPOR-CANVAS‚

Alexis Crow‚ 

Research Fellow, Chatham House‚ (Moderator)

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21:00

Session 3: Russia and Europe: Partners or Competitors?

Armen Oganesyan‚ 

Editor-in-Chief, International Relations‚

Nickolay Petrov‚ 

Scholar-in-Residence, Society and Regions Programme, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Moscow Center‚

Charles Grant‚ 

Director, Center for European Reform‚

Dušan Reljić‚ 

Researcher, German Institute for International and Security Affairs‚ (Moderator)

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15 September 2011 | Day 2
09:00 - 10:00

Registration - Central Military Club

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Speech and Official Opening

H.E. Boris Tadić‚ 

President of the Republic of Serbia‚

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10:30 - 12:00

The Benefits of Regional Cooperation

H.E. Karel Schwarzenberg‚ 

Minister of Foreign Affairs‚ Czech Republic

H.E. János Martonyi‚ 

Minister of Foreign Affairs‚ Republic of Hungary

H.E. Nickolay Mladenov‚ 

Minister of Foreign Affairs‚ Republic of Bulgaria

H.E. Vuk Jeremić‚ 

Minister of Foreign Affairs‚ Republic of Serbia

H.E. Stefano Sannino‚ 

Director General, Directorate General for Enlargement‚ European Commission

Milan Ježovica‚ 

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs‚ Slovak Republic

Sonja Licht‚ 

President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚ (Chair)

Maja Bobić‚ 

Secretary General, European Movement in Serbia‚ (Chair)

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12:30 - 14:00

Main Panel 1: Global Security Challenges

Gábor Iklódy‚ 

Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO Headquarters‚

Kurt Volker‚ 

Managing Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University‚

James Sherr‚ 

Senior Fellow, Chatham House‚

Christopher Coker‚ 

Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science‚

Giles Merritt‚ 

Director of Security and Defence Agenda (SDA)‚

Ivan Vejvoda‚ 

Vice President for Programmes, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚ (Chair)

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15:00 - 16:30

Main Panel 2: European Security Perspective

François Heisbourg‚ 

Special Advisor, Fondation pour la 
Recherche Stratégique‚

Charles Grant‚ 

Director, Center for European Reform‚

István Gyarmati‚ 

President and CEO, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Ulrike Guérot‚ 

Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Berlin Office, European Council on Foreign Relations‚

Bruce Jackson‚ 

President, Project on Transitional Democracies‚

Rastislav Kačer‚ 

President, Slovak Atlantic Commission‚ (Chair)

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17:00 - 18:30

Session 4: NATO and the Security Challenges Facing Southeast Europe

Jirí Šedivý‚ 

First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Defence‚ Czech Republic

Vlatko Cvrtila‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb‚ Republic of Croatia

Savo Kentera‚ 

President, Euro-Atlantic Club of Montenegro‚

Karsten Friis‚ 

Senior Advisor, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs‚

Pavol Demeš‚ 

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

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17:00 - 18:30

Session 5: Turkey as Regional Power: Opportunities and Challenges

Sadan Inan Ruma‚ 

Professor, Instanbul Bilgi University‚

Darko Tanasković‚ 

Professor, University of Belgrade‚

Thanos Dokos‚ 

Director General, ELIAMEP‚

Nenad Radičević‚ 

Deputy Foreign Chief, Politika Daily‚ (Moderator)

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17:00 - 18:30

Session 6: The Role of Media in Stabilization Process of the Region

Remzi Lani‚ 

Director, Albanian Media Institute‚

Zoran Sekulić‚ 

Director, FoNet News Agency‚

Dragan Štavljanin‚ 

Broadcaster, Radio Free Europe‚

Sašo Ordanoski‚ 

Director of Media and Public Affairs, VeVe Group‚

Ljubica Gojgić‚ 

Journalist, RTV B92‚ (Moderator)

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17:00 - 18:30

Session 7: Regional Security Cooperation: V4 Experiences

Jaroslav Naď‚ 

Director General, Defence policy, International Relations and Legislations Department, Ministry of Defence‚ Slovak Republic

Ivan Dvořák‚ 

Director of the Defence Policy and Strategies Department, Ministry of Defence‚ Czech Republic

Péter Siklósi‚ 

Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy and Planning, Ministry of Defence‚ Republic of Hungary

Waldemar Ratajczak‚ 

Deputy Director of the International Security Policy Department, Ministry of National Defence‚ Republic of Poland

Robert Vass‚ 

Secretary General, Slovak Atlantic Commission‚ (Moderator)

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17:00 - 18:30

Session 8: Integrating Gender in Security Sector Reform: A Practical Approach

Tanja Miščević‚ 

State Secretary, Ministry of Defence‚ Republic of Serbia

Biljana Lazarević‚ 

Police Advisor, Ministry of Interior; former Head of the Serbian police contingent in MINUSTAH‚

Anja H. Ebnöther‚ 

Assistant Director and Head of Special Programmes, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)‚

Kathrin Quesada‚ 

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

Dragana Petrović‚ 

Executive Secretary of the Council for Gender Equality‚ Republic of Serbia, (Moderator)

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16 September 2011 | Day 3
10:00 - 11:30

Main Panel 3: Women Leaders in Security Sector

H.E. Ljubica Jelušič‚ 

Minister of Defence, Republic of Slovenia‚

Stefanie Babst‚ 

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO Headquarters‚

Tanja Miščević‚ 

State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Republic of Serbia‚

Erika Kvapilova‚ 

Regional Programme Director, UNWOMEN‚

Anja H. Ebnöther‚ 

Assistant Director and Head of Special Programmes, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)‚

Sonja Stojanović‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚ (Chair)

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12:00 - 13:30

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

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)

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13:30 - 14:00

Closing Address

Sonja Licht‚ 

President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

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