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28 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 28322)  

 
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Title CONFERENCE OF THE SCHOOL’S OF POLITICAL STUDIES - Pristina 
Description Title: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE BALKANS REGION
Date and place: Prishtina, 29 – 31 October 2009

DRAFT PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER
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Arrival of participants


20.00 Reception offered by the PIPS or … to be decided


FRIDAY 30 OCTOBER
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09.00 – 09.20 OPENING

Address by the President of the Republic of Kosovo
Mr. Fatmir Sejdiu

Director of Directorate General for Democracy and Political Affairs, of the Council of Europe
Mr. Jean Louis Laurence

09.20 – 10:00 OPENING REMARKS

Regional Cooperation towards European Integration,
High Level Representative from Brussels, not someone from the local office

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

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10:30 – 11:30 PANEL I: Economic prospects in the Balkans – regional markets

Speaker
Shpend Ahmeti
Government or Civil Society Representative from Macedonia
Government or Civil Society Representative from Montenegro

Moderator

11.30 – 12:30 Discussion

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch at the …


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14:00 – 15:00 PANEL II: Freedom of Speech and the role of Media in Regional Cooperation

Speaker
Mrs. Jeta Xharra – BIRN Kosovo Director and host of the national talk show “Life in Kosovo”
Mr. Veran Matic – Director of B92
Mr. Blendi Fevziju – Journalist and TV host – Klan TV - Albania

Moderator Tim Judah or someone from the Journalist Associations of Europe

15.00 – 15:45 Discussion

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break
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16:00 – 17:00 PANEL III: Civil Society bringing down regional walls or…

Speaker
Mr. Haki Abazi – Program Director, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Mrs. Sonja Licht - BSPE
Ivan Krastev – Bulgaria
Someone from Bosnia


Moderator Goran Buldioski – Director of the Think Tank Foundation, OSI

17.00 – 17:45 Discussion

17:45 – 18:00 Conclusions

20.00 Reception at the Kosovo Assembly – Hosted by the Speaker of the Assembly of Kosovo, Mr. Jakup Krasniqi
SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER


09.30 – 10:30 PANEL IV: Visas, Passports and Trust – Just another brick in the wall

Speakers
High Representative from Brussels, who can speak with authority on the visa liberalization
Representative from one of the three countries to benefit from the visa liberalization
Representative from Bosnia or Albania
Representative from Kosovo

Moderator Leonora Kryeziu

10:30 – 11:15 Coffee break
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11:15 – 12:15 PANEL V: THE WAY FORWARD
Speakers

12. 15 - 13.00 Discussion
13:00 – 13:30 Conclusions
13.30 Lunch

15.00 Visit of the cultural sites

20.00 Dinner
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SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER

Departure of participants


 
Status Planned 
Date 29/10/2009 - 31/10/2009 
Location Pristina, Kosovo*
Countries Others: Kosovo*
  Bilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - NSPS III
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP NSPS III - Network of Schools of Political Studies III    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2009/DGDPA/JP/2121   Network of Schools of Political Studies 3
Expected Result 1.1 - Young leaders coming from political, economic, social and cultural sectors from South-East Europe, the Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are trained on democratic values and practices
 PoA
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy and Good Governance
Line of Action ⇒ III.1 – Democracy and Good Governance
Programme ☆ III.1.3  Strengthening the role of civil society in a pluralist democracy
Project 2004/DGDPA/124 Network of Schools of Political Studies
Expected Result 1 Young leaders coming from political, economic, social and cultural sectors from South-East Europe, the Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are trained on democratic values and practices

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Democracy and Political Affairs (Central Division)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Pristina Institute for Political Studies - Local or National NGO
Last Modified 14/10/2009 




 
  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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