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How long can enthusiasm towards the EU be sustained? The Future of the EU-Western Balkans Relations

Időpont: 2018. november 6., kedd 10:00 - 16:00 Helyszín: Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade - 1016 Budapest, 13-15. Bérc Street, Magyarország Térkép

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) in cooperation with the Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) and the Representation of the European Commission in Hungary have the pleasure of inviting you to the conference entitled How long can enthusiasm towards the EU be sustained? The Future of the EU-Western Balkans Relations

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) in cooperation with the Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) and the Representation of the European Commission in Hungary have the pleasure of inviting you to the conference entitled

How long can enthusiasm towards the EU be sustained?

The Future of the EU-Western Balkans Relations

 

to be held on

6 November 2018 (Tuesday) at 10 a.m.

at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade
13-15. Bérc Street, Budapest 1016

 

The event is public but registration is required.

Please register until noon on 5 November 2018

 

The discussion will be held in English.

 

Please note that any audiovisual recording of the event can only be made upon the prior express, written approval of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

 

Agenda

9.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Opening remarks

Márton UGRÓSDY

Director of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

 

10.10 Welcome speech

Richárd HÖRCSIK

Committee for European Affairs, National Assembly, Hungary

 

10.30 Does deepening integration contradict enlargement?

H.E. Ms. Elisabeth ELLISON-KRAMER

Ambassador of Austria, representing the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

                       

Péter SZTÁRAY

State Secretary for Security Policy and International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

 

Clive RUMBOLD

Acting Head, Western Balkans Division, European External Action Service

 

Moderator

Márton UGRÓSDY

Director of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

 

12.00 Buffet lunch

 

13.15 Can the EU integration process succeed without political leadership?

 

Lívia JÁRÓKA (Videotaped message)

Vice-President, European Parliament

 

Srđan MAJSTOROVIĆ 

Chairman of Governing Board, European Policy Centre, Serbia

 

Kalinka GABER

State Secretary at the Secretariat for European Affairs, Cabinet of the Prime Minister, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

 

Moderator

Anna OROSZ

Research Fellow, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

 

14.30 Coffee break

 

15.00 Will the Western Balkans ever catch up? – Evaluation of the economic transformation strategy in the Western Balkans

Ana-Maria BOROMISA

                        Head of Department for International Economic and Political Relations, Institute for Development and International Relations, Croatia

                       

Enio CIVICI

Director, Economic TV SCAN, Albania

                      

Belma ČOLAKOVIĆ

Chief Economist, Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Moderator

Péter GORECZKY

Senior Analyst, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary