Programme Varna Forum 2.0: “Černé moře: konfrontace a spolupráce”

18446946_10209470967955657_3935257313440747198_nTHE BLACK SEA: CONFRONTATION OR COOPERATION?

VARNA FORUM 2.0: THINKING TOGETHER

Friday, Smět 12 to Sunday, Smět 14, 2017

Bulharsko, Varna, Hotel Imperial

Programme

Friday, Smět 12, 2017

Afternoon

Arrival of participants/ Registration/ Check in

20.00-22.30

Dinner

Saturday, Smět 13, 2017

09.00-09.20

Opening Remarks podle

Regine Schubert, Director, FES-Bulgaria

Georgi Pirinski, MEP, Programme Director, SSF, Bulharsko

Lyubomir Kyuchukov, Director, Eiri, Bulharsko

Introductory Keynote Statements:

09.20-10.20

Michael Christides, Generální tajemník, BSEC

Karmenu Vella, European Environment Commissioner (video message)

10.20-10.50

Coffee break

First Discussion Round: The Black Sea – a European Backwater or a European Macro‑Region?

10.50-12.20

  • The present state of cooperation in the Black Sea region – the Black Sea Synergy; EU supported programs; BSEC – driven; other- in the light of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals perspective
  • The EU Macro Regional Strategies approach to European territorial cooperation – present state and post-2020 prospects
  • The possibilities for launching a new European Black Sea Macro Region under the successive Bulgarian and Romanian Presidencies of the Council of the EU

Panelists: Kristian Vigenin, MP, Europe Affairs Commission, Bulharsko

Svetoslav Stoyanov, EC, Policy Officer, DG MARE

Stavros Kalognomos, Policy Officer, CPMR

Moderator: Maria Grapini, MEP, Rumunsko

12.30-14.00

Lunch

Second Discussion Round: Černé moře - Borderline or Bridge for the European Union - Eurasian Economic Union Interaction

14.00-15.30

  • The dawning new post-neoliberal globalization era and the emergence of transcontinental constellations shaping a new global order
  • The one belt one road paradigm as one of the leading forces shaping the trans-European perspective regarding the interaction with Asia
  • The Black Sea as a potential key interface for dynamic expansion of comprehensive European - Eurasian interaction

 

Panelists: Tatjana Zdanoka, MEP, Latvia

Nils Schmid, MP, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Marian Lupu, MP, Moldova

Moderator: profesor. Neil MacFarlane, Oxford University, UK

 

Coffee break

Third Discussion Round: The Black Sea Space - Minefield or Pillar in the Evolving European Security Landscape?

16.00-17.30

  • The growing military build-up and confrontation between NATO and the Russian Federation in and around the Black Sea
  • The Black Sea in the context of the broader European security landscape
  • Specific challenges for European security emanating from conflicts in the region

Panelists: Sergiu Celac, Senior Adviser, NCSD, Rumunsko

Dr. Reinhard Krumm, Head, ROCPE, Vienna, FES, Germany

Moderator: Valentin Radomirski, Ambassador, CEO, Eiri, Bulharsko

17.30-18.00

Break

18.00-19.00

General Discussion and Closing Remarks

20.00-22.00

Dinner

Sunday, Smět 14, 2017

09.00-11.00

Working Breakfast

Brainstorming on the development of the Varna Forum as a venue of new thinking on Regional Security in the Balkan – Black Sea Macro‑Region

Diskuze je uzavřena.