6th International Symposium "Czech Foreign Policy"

The Institute of International Relations organized together with partners the 6th International Symposium “Czech Foreign Policy” - 25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy.

19. 11. 2014 (10:30)

the Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1

6th International Symposium
“Czech Foreign Policy”

25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy

 

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The Great Hall
Czech/English/German simultaneous translations were provided the first day in the Great Hall.
The working language for the rest of the programme was English.

11:00 – 11:10 Opening remarks

Germany and the V4
The Ukraine Crisis and Regional Defence Cooperation

11:10 – 12:30 Keynote speeches: Germany and the V4: Comparing Approaches to the New Security Situation; Conclusions Regarding European Security and Defence

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=660CEe6_nxg[/youtube]

12:30 – 13:30 Buffet lunch

13:30 – 15:00 The Crisis in Ukraine and the Defence Co-operation Between Germany and the V4

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ngb9imMVNS8[/youtube]

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15:30 – 17:00 Chances for an Effective German-V4 Co-operation in Security and Defence Production

15:30 – 17.00 The Czech-Polish Cooperation in Defence, Security and Military Areas
Venue: The Mirror Hall

17:00 – 17:15 Coffee break

17:15 – 18:45 The V4 and Germany: Potentials and Limits for Future Regional Cooperation
Venue: The Mirror Hall

17:15 – 18:45 China: New Opportunities and Challenges for the Czech Foreign Policy?
Venue: The Oriental Lounge

 

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Great Hall
The working language of the conference is English.

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 9:45 Keynote address: Lubomír Zaorálek, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

9:45 – 11:00 Values and Foreign Policy: Polish and Czech Views

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 The Legacy of November 1989 and the Future of Foreign Policy

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00 – 15:15 Czech Foreign Policy: Views from the Outside

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break

15:45 – 17:15 25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy: Lessons for the Future

17:15 – 17:30 Closing Remarks

You can download the programme here.

 

Auspice

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Think Visegrad, Czech-Polish Forum, ČSOB

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