GLOBAL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRISIS - IMPACT ON DIFFERENT SECTORS IN BALTIC SEA REGION

July 31 Friday

Date/time

July 31 - August 2 2009

Loc.

Hotel "Klaipėda", Naujojo sodo g. 1, Klaipėda, Lithuania

Type

Congress

On invitation of KAS and JKD young political leaders meet in Klaipeda to discuss the impact of global financial and economic crisis on the Baltic Sea Region and to present the perspectives for their countries.

Also available in Deutsch

PROGRAMME

July 31, Friday

08.00 – 09.00
Breakfast at the hotel

09.30 – 10.00
Opening of the Academy

Welcome words by:

  • Mr. Andreas Michael KLEIN, M.A., Director of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania;
  • Ms. Inga AUGŪNIENĖ, Chairperson of JKD;
  • Mr. Paulius SAUDARGAS, MP.


10.00 – 11.00

PANEL I “FIRST YEAR OF CRISIS - THE WAY TO GO? GENERAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SITUATION IN THE REGION”

by:

  • Dr. Ramūnas JANUŠAUSKAS, Political Reporter, European Commission Representation in Lithuania;
  • Mr. Tomislav DELINIĆ, Project Manager (KAS-Czech Republic);
  • Mr. Andrius MAKAUSKAS, Member of the Lithuanian Youth Affairs Council, Representative of Federation for Future (Ateitininkai);


11.00 – 11.20
Discussions

11.20 – 11.45
Coffee break

11.45 – 12.45

PANEL II “RECESSION AND OTHER HARDSHIPS OF ECONOMY - WHAT REMEDIES ARE NEEDED?"

by:

  • Mr. Tomas LUKOŠEVIČIUS, Member of the Board, Lithuanian Academic Youth Organization Geopolis (Lithuania)
  • Mr. Daniel L. GAGE, Embassy of the United States of America in Vilnius (USA);
  • Mr. Szymon MOŚ, International Secretary of Young Democrats (Poland);
  • Mr. Kaspars KULIKOVS, Chairman, Riga district, the Youth of Latvian Tautas Party (Latvia).


12.45 – 13.10
Discussions

13.15 – 14.30
Lunch at the hotel

14.30 – 15.30

PANEL III “HOW THE CRISIS WILL AFFECT EUROPE'S ACTIVITIES IN EASTERN DIMENSION?”

by:

  • Mr. Laurynas KASČIŪNAS, Head of the Centre of Eastern Geopolitical Studies
  • Mr. Rostyslav TOMENCHUK, International Secretary of the Youth of Our Ukraine (Ukraine);
  • Mr. Aliaksandr KUUSHYNOU, International Secretary of YSCU Young Democrats (Belarus);


15.30 – 15.50
Discussions

15.50 – 16.15
Coffee break

16.15 – 17.15

PANEL IV "THE IMPACT OF THE CRISIS ON SECURITY AND DEFENCE FIELD: TRANSATLANTIC LINK. DEVOTED TO 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATO"

by:

  • Dr. Arūnas MOLIS, International Relations Studies Chair, Baltic Defence College
  • Mr. Ville SIPILÄINEN, International Secretary of KNL (Finland);
  • Mr. Michael SCHWARZ, Adviser for European Affairs to the Junge Union of Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany).


17.15 – 17.35
Discussion

17:35 - 20:00
Free time

20.00 – 22.00
Dinner

August 1, Saturday

08.00 – 09.00
Breakfast at the hotel

09.30 – 10.30

PANEL V “SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY DURING THE CRISIS: HOW CAN WE HELP EACH OTHER AND AVOID OVERDOING?”

by:

  • Rev. Rytis GURKŠNYS SJ, Executive Coach and Consultant, Columnist of

"Bernardinai.lt" (Lithuania)

  • Mr. Mathias SCHÄFER, Expert on the Economic and Financial Crisis (Germany);
  • Mr. Tor Andre LJOSLAND, International Secretary of KrFU (Norway);
  • Mr. Jaroslav DVORAK, PhD student, Klaipeda University (Lithuania).


10.30 – 11.00
Discussions

11.00 – 11.30
Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00

PANEL VI “HOW THE GOVERNMENT IN MY COUNTRY DEALS WITH GLOBAL CRISIS? THE ADVICE OF THE YOUTH”-Round Table Discussion


13.00 – 14.00
Lunch in the hotel

14.00 – 15.00
Summing up the results of the event

15.00 – 15.30
Closing of the Academy

15.30 – 20.00
Free time

20.00 – 22.00
Dinner

August 2, Sunday

08.00 – 10.00
Breakfast at the hotel

12.00
Departure of the participants

Contact person

Andreas Michael Klein

Head of the KAS office Chile

Andreas Michael Klein
Phone +56 22 234 20 89
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Français,‎ Español

Partners

JKD - Young Christian Democrats Lithuania