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Agenda

You can find the Draft Agenda of the Belgrade Security Forum 2013 here


20 September 2012 | Day 1
08:30 - 16:30

Academic Sessions

19:00

Official Reception (hosted by UN Women and UNDP/SEESAC)

Erika Kvapilova‚ 

Regional Programme Director‚ UN Women

Sonja Licht‚ 

President‚ Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence

Maja Bobić‚ 

Secretary General‚ European Movement in Serbia

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21:00

Session 1: UNSCR 1325 in the Region: Translating Policy into Practice (in parthenrship with UN Women)

Osnat Lubrani‚ 

Resident Representative‚ UNDP Kosovo

Avgustina Tzvetkova‚ 

Deputy Minister‚ Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria

Gordana Čomić‚ 

National Assembly Member‚ Republic of Serbia

Irena Bošković‚ 

Coordinator, Gender Equality Department, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights‚ Montenegro

Mario Masdea‚ 

PhD Researcher, Political Sciences Faculty, Gender Studies Department, Roma Tre University‚ (Moderator)

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21:00

Session 2: Frozen conflicts or Frozen Lives?

Bogdan Aurescu‚ 

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania‚

James Ker-Lindsay‚ 

Professor, London School of Economics and Political Sciences‚

Thomas de Waal‚ 

Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment‚

Sinan Ulgen‚ 

Chairman, Ekonomi ve Dış politika Araştırma Merkezi EDAM‚

Peter Shirlow‚ 

Professor, Queen's University Belfast‚

Dragan Štavljanin‚ 

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty‚ (Moderator)

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21:00

Session 3: Cyber War and Cyber Crime: Responding to the Governance Challenges (in partnership with DCAF)

Amb. Theodor H. Winkler‚ 

Director‚ DCAF

Alexander Klimburg‚ 

Senior Adviser, Österreichische Institut für Internationale Politik‚

Stéphane Koch‚ 

Advisor and Lecturer‚ Information Technology and Communication

Branko Stamenković‚ 

Special Prosecutor, Member of State Prosecutor's Council, Serbia‚

Vladimir Radunović‚ 

Coordinator‚ E-diplomacy Projects, DIploFoundation

Karsten Friis‚ 

Senior Advisor, NUPI‚ (Moderator)

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21 September 2012 | Day 2
08:00 - 09:00

Registration of the participants

09:15 - 09:30

Keynote Speech

H.E. Ivica Dačić‚ 

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior‚ Republic of Serbia

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09:30 - 11:30

Opening Panel: New Paradigm of the Region: Are the Balkans Finally a Success Story?

H.E. Miroslav Lajčak‚ 

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs‚ Slovakia

Aleksandar Vučić‚ 

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence‚ Republic of Serbia

Jiří Schneider‚ 

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Secretary for European Affairs‚ Czech Republic

Ana Trišić-Babić‚ 

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs‚ Bosnia and Herzegovina

Amb. Theodor H. Winkler‚ 

Director‚ DCAF

Tanja Miščević‚ 

Vice-President, European Movement in Serbia‚ (Moderator)

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12:00 - 13:30

Plenary Panel 1: Is there an Exit out of the European Crisis of Economy and Democracy? (in partnership with the Slovak Atlantic Commission)

Suzana Grubješić‚ 

Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration‚ Republic of Serbia

Ulrike Guérot‚ 

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

Sinan Ulgen‚ 

Chairman, Ekonomi ve Dış politika Araştırma Merkezi EDAM‚

Bruce Jackson‚ 

President, Project on Transitional Democracies‚

Hugo Brady‚ 

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform‚ (Moderator)

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13:30 - 15:00

Networking lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Lunch-hour Discussion: Mission Possible - How Can a Civil Society Organisation Influence SSR in the Country in Transition?

Timothy Edmunds‚ 

Director of Global Insecurities Centre, University of Bristol, United Kingdom and author of the book "Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies. Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro"‚

Saša Janković‚ 

Ombudsperson ‚ Republic of Serbia

Miroslav Hadžić‚ 

President of the Board, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and professor of Faculty of Political Science‚

Sonja Stojanović‚ 

Director‚ Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

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15:00 - 17:00

Session 4: Crisis and Opportunity: An Unfinished Peace in Kosovo (co-organised with the Council for Inclusive Governance)

Stefan Lehne‚ 

Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe‚

Oliver Ivanović‚ 

Former State Secretary, Ministry for Kosovo and Metohija‚ Republic of Serbia

Agron Bajrami‚ 

Editor-in-Chief, Koha Ditore‚

Spyros Economides‚ 

European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences‚

Alex Grigorev‚ 

President, Council for Inclusive Governance ‚ (Moderator)

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15:00 - 17:00

Session 5: The Nordic Model of Cooperation on Foreign and Security Policy

Sverre Jervell‚ 

Senior Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs‚ Kingdom of Norway

H.E. Christer Asp‚ 

Ambassador‚ Embassy of Sweden in Serbia

Allan R. Jacobsen‚ 

Head of International Department‚ Ministry of Defence, Denmark

Jovan Teokarević‚ 

Professor at Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Member of Forum for International Relations‚

H.E. Milan Simurdić‚ 

Ambassador of Serbia to Norway‚ (Moderator)

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15:00 - 17:00

Session 6: Fighting the Financial Crisis: the Eurozone and Beyond

Almut Möller‚ 

Head of Program, Alfred Von Oppenheim Centre for European Policy Studies, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)‚

Yves Bertoncini‚ 

Secretary General‚ Notre Europe

Hugo Brady‚ 

Senior Research Fellow‚ Centre for European Reform

Kori Udovički‚ 

President, Center for Advanced Economic Studies‚ CEVES

Duško Lopandić‚ 

Assistant Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Republic of Serbia‚ (Moderator)

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17:30 - 19:00

Thematic discussion 1: New Energy Partnerships: Is Energy Security a Source of Concern or an Anchor of Stability?

Goran Svilanović‚ 

Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities‚

Aleksandar Kovačević‚ 

Senior Visiting Research Fellow‚ Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Peter Marčan‚ 

Analyst, Energy Security Institute, Slovakia‚ (Moderator)

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17:30 - 19:00

Thematic discussion 2: China's New Role in a World in Crisis

Kerry Brown‚ 

Head of Asia Programme‚ Chatham House

Dragana Mitrović‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences‚ University of Belgrade

Christopher Coker‚ 

Professor, London School of Economics and Political Sciences‚

Bojan Brkić‚ 

Deputy Editor-in-Chief‚ Radio Television of Serbia, (Moderator)

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17:30 - 19:00

Thematic discussion 3: Migration and the Future of European Identity

Markus Jaeger‚ 

Head of Legislative Support and National Human Rights Structures Division, DG of Human Rights and Legal Affairs‚ Council of Europe

Saša Janković‚ 

Ombudsman‚ Republic of Serbia

Despina Syrri‚ 

President of Symbiosis, Department of Balkan Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki‚

Vladimir Petronijević‚ 

Executive Director‚ Group 484

Tim Judah‚ 

Balkans Correspondent‚ The Economist, (Moderator)

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17:30 - 19:00

Special Networking Meeting (hosted by UNDP/SEESAC)

Ivan Zverzhanovski‚ 

SEESAC Team Leader a.i.‚

Jelena Vasiljević‚ 

Deputy Head of Border Police‚ Ministry of Interior, Republic of Serbia

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19:00 - 20:00

Presentation of the policy brief: The Visegrad Group: Exploring New Agenda for the Western Balkans (co-organised with the Slovak Atlantic Commission)

Milan Nič‚ 

Central European Policy Institute (established and run by the Slovak Atlantic Commission)‚ Slovakia

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President of the Centre for Democracy Public Foundation‚ Hungary

Tomasz Zornaczuk‚ 

Analyst, Polish Institute of International Affairs‚ Poland

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20.00 - 22.00

Pre-premier: The Second Meeting (Crystal Ballroom)

20:00

Official dinner (hosted by HOLCIM)

22 September 2012 | Day 3
10:00 - 11:30

Plenary Panel 2: The Consequences of the Crisis for Human Security at Home and Abroad (in partnership with UNDP/SEESAC)

Mary Kaldor‚ 

Professor, London School of Economics and Political Sciences‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President and CEO, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Remzi Lani‚ 

Director, Albanian Media Institute‚

Radwan Ziadeh‚ 

Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies‚

Ivan Vejvoda‚ 

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

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12:00 - 13:30

Plenary Panel 3: Women and the Crisis: Is there a Different Approach to Confronting Challenges? (in partnership with UN Women)

Sonja Lokar‚ 

Coordinator, CEE Network for Gender Issues‚

Alaa Murabit‚ 

Founder and President, The Voice of Lybian Women‚

Ismat Jahan‚ 

Ambassador‚ CEDAW expert

Erika Kvapilova‚ 

Regional Programme Director‚ UN Women

Sonja Stojanović‚ 

Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy‚ (Moderator)

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13:30 - 14:00

Closing Address

Sonja Licht‚ 

President‚ Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence

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