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“The New International Reality - Challenges and Prospects”

Belgrade City Hall

Thursday, June 29, 2017



08:00-09:00     Registration


09:00-09:30     Keynote speaker: Ivica Dacic, Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Foreign Affairs


09:30-10:30     Panel: The Balkans Relations - Prospects and Challenges

Marko Djuric, Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Serbian Government and vice president of the Serbian Progressive Party

Sergei Zeleznjak, Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and Deputy Secretary of the General Council of  the United Russia Party

Wolfgang Petritsch, Austrian diplomat


10:30-11:00     Coffee break and press statements


11: 00-13: 00   Round Table: European Relations - Prospects and Challenges

Dimitrios Droutsas, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Greece

Szabolcs Fazakas, Member of the European Court of Auditors and former Minister of Economy of the Republic of  Hungary

Valery Ivanov, Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Andrei Klimov, Deputy Head of the Russian Senate’s Foreign Affairs Committee

Alice Weidel, Lead candidate for AfD (Alternative for Deutschland)

Bernhard Wrabetz, Special Advisor of the Austrian Chancellor for foreign affairs

Svetlana Zhurova, Member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Olga Zinovieva, President of the International Public Organization “Society Germany – Russia“ and President of the International Intellectual Club Zinoviev


13:00-13:30     Coffee break and press statements


13:30-14:30     Panel: The Role of the Media in Shaping od the Contemporary Social and Political Context

Bojan Brkic, Editor of the Department for external politics of RTS

Ljubinka Milincic, Main editor of the Serbian redaction of Sputnjik

Christian Wehrschütz, Austrian journalist (ORF) and lawyer

Jaksa Scekic, Journalist, former editor in local and foreign media Reuters and Sky News


14:30-16:00     Cocktail (the Belgrade City Hall balcony)

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