INVITATION: Reconciliation in Visegrad and the Western Balkans: Overcoming the Past Together

We would like to cordially invite you to an event organized by the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and partners in the project “From Warsaw to Tirana: Overcoming the past together”, supported by the International Visegrad Fund. The event takes place onTuesday, 14th of January 2020 from 4.15 PM in European House (Jungmannova 24, Prague 1).

  • Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 16:15 until 19:00
  • European House, Jungmannova 24, Prague 1

In the first part of the event, the project and the five reconciliation case studies will be briefly presented, and the discussion will then focus on the reconciliation experience and identified best practices from the examples from Visegrad and Albania and Serbia.  The  second  panel  will  follow  up  with  a  discussion  with  experts  on  reconciliation  on  the  future  of  the  reconciliation process in the Western Balkans and ways how to make it more efficient and sustainable moving forward.

Agenda:

  • 16:15 – 16:30  Registration
  • 16:30 – 16:40  Welcome notes by Jana Juzová, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
  • 16:40 – 17:30  Lessons learned from Visegrad Group and the Western Balkans
    • Tatiana Chovancová, Junior Research Fellow, Research Center of the  Slovak Foreign Policy Association
    • Nikolett Garai, Research fellow, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
    • Igor Novaković, Research Director, International and Security Affairs Centre, Serbia
    • Gentiola Madhi, Researcher, Academy for European Integration and Negotiations, Albania
    • Moderator: Jana Juzová, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
  • 17:30 – 18:15  Enhancing the reconciliation process in the Western Balkans
    • Janina Hřebíčková, Special Envoy for Western Balkans, former Head of OSCE Mission in Montenegro, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic
    • Jolyon Naegele, former Political Director, UNMIK, Kosovo
    • Igor Novaković, Research Director, International and Security Affairs Centre, Serbia
    • Gentiola Madhi, Researcher, Academy for European Integration and Negotiations, Albania
    • Moderator: Nikolett Garai, Research fellow, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
  • 18:15 – 18:30  Questions from the audience
  • 18:30 – 19:00  Closing remarks and glass of wine

The event is also available on Facebook. If you would like to attend, please register at bit.ly/ReconWB1 or contact us via europeum@europeum.org.

The event will be in English only, the invitation is available through the PDF button. 

#western balkans



EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
Staroměstské náměstí 4/1
Prague 1 - Staré Město
110 00

tel.: +420 212 246 552
email: europeum@europeum.org
http://www.europeum.org