German Federal Elections 2013 and German-French Tandem in Europe - Implications for German-Czech Cooperation

The Institute of International Relations and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized an international conference „German Federal Elections 2013 and German-French Tandem in Europe“ - Implications for German-Czech Cooperation.

14. 10. 2013 (9:30)

This content is not up to date The Mirror Hall, Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague


09:30 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome words
Michal Kořan, Deputy Director, Institute of International Relations, Prague

10:05 - 12:00 Panel I.
German Federal Elections 2013: Interpretation of Election Results and Their Importance for German Politics, for Europe and for German-Czech Cooperation

Chair: Werner Böhler, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Prague
Nico Lange, Deputy Head of Department Politics and Consulting, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Berlin
Michal Vít, Masaryk University, Brno
Stefan Heinlein, ARD-Studio Prague
Adam Černý, Hospodářské noviny

12:00 - 13:00 Buffet lunch

13:00 - 14:30 Panel II.
German Federal Elections and German-French Engine of European Union: Euro Crisis and EU Reform

Chair: Jaroslav Kurfürst, Director General of the European Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Barbara Kunz, Head of “European Dialogue“ Section, Foundation Genshagen
Elsa Tulmets, CERI, Paris
Professor William E. Paterson, Aston University, Birmingham
Vladimír Handl, Institute of International Relations, Prague

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 - 16:30 Panel III.
Scenarios of Further Development of Energetic Dimension of German-French Tandem

Chair: Lenka Kovačovská, Head of Analyses and Forecasts in Energy, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
Felix Christian Matthes, Öko-Institut, Berlin, Member of Energy Advisory Group of European Commission for Energy Roadmap 2050
Filip Černoch, Masaryk University, Brno
Jiří Horák, EU Affairs, ČEZ

16:30 Glass of wine

You can download the programme of the conference here.

Simultaneous translation in Czech and in English will be provided.


The report you can find here.


Konrad Adenauer Stiftung