Conference Program

Monday, April 7

8.30-9.15

REGISTRATION

9.15-9.30

OPENING CEREMONY

Remarks:
Daniela Dírerová, Project Coordinator, Junior Diplomat Initiative, Czech Republic

 

Keynote Speech:
Petr Drulák, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

9.30-11.00

PANEL 1: THE EEAS: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE EU FOREIGN POLICY

Moderator:
Kryštof Kruliš, Analyst, Association for International Affairs, Czech Republic

 

Panel Discussion:
Vít Beneš, Researcher, Institute of International Realtions, Czech Republic
Niklas Helwig, Research Fellow, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Finland
Ramses A. Wessel, Professor of International and European Institutional Law, University of Twente, The Netherlands

11.00-11.30

COFFEE BREAK

11.30-13.00

PANEL 2: HARMONIZATION OF NATIONAL DIPLOMACIES AND THE EEAS

Moderator:
Jiří BorcelDepartment of Common Foreign and Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

 

Panel Discussion:
Jiří Blažek, United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Pascual I. Navarro Rios, Ambassador of Spain to the Czech Republic
Gerhard Sabathil, Director for North-East Asia and the Pacific, European External Action Service, Belgium

13.00-14.00

BUFFET LUNCH

14.00-15.30

PANEL 3: THE EEAS: CAPABILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS

Moderator:
Jindra VyšinkováDepartment of Common Foreign and Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

 

Panel Discussion:
Michael Benhamou, Political Analyst and Consultant of Civil – Military Missions, France
Naďa Kovalčíková, Research Associate, University of Economics, Slovakia and NATO, Belgium
Tomáš Weiss, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

15.30-15:45

CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE

Final Remarks:
Lucia Klincová, Allianz Alumni, Czech Republic
Hana LáníkováProject Coordinator, Junior Diplomat Initiative, Czech Republic