Lithuanian Foreign Policy: What is Our Role in European Politics?

September 9 Friday

Date/time

September 9, 2016, 13.00-17.15

Loc.

Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vokiečių st. 10, Vilnius, Room 402

Type

Congress

Second conference commemorating Lithuanian Diplomatic Chief S. Lozoraitis is organized in cooperation with Eastern Europe studies centre (EESC) and other partner organisations on the topic of Lithuanian Foreign Policy.

Also available in Deutsch

Agenda

12.30-13.00 Registration

13.00-13.20 Welcome Speeches

  • Prof. Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Director, IIRPS
  • Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Elisabeth Bauer, Head of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Office for the Baltic States and Scandinavia
  • Linas Kojala, Director, Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)

13.20-15.00 I part: Lithuania in International Relations: Object or Subject?

  • Moderator: Vladimiras Laučius, Editor, LRT.lt
    • Dr. Laurynas Jonavičius, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
    • Prof. Mindaugas Jurkynas, Vytautas Magnus University
    • Vytis Jurkonis, Freedom House
  • Discussion participants: Members of Board of Trustees of EESC (former Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania)

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-17.15 II part: Lithuania in Europe: How to Form a Successful Policy at the Time of Challenges?

  • Moderator: Vytautas Keršanskas, Policy Analyst at EESC
    • Nerijus Aleksiejūnas, Chief Adviser to the President of Lithuania, Foreign Policy Group
    • Prof. Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Director, IIRPS
    • Dr. Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Senior Policy Analyst at EESC
    • Prof. Alvydas Jokubaitis, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
  • Discussion participants: Members of Board of Trustees of EESC (former Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania)

Partner organisations: Eastern Europe Studies Centre, Institute of International Relations and Political Science

Conference language: Lithuanian

Contact person

Elisabeth Bauer

Head of the KAS office for the Baltic States and Scandinavia

Elisabeth Bauer
Phone +371 67 331-266
Fax +371 67 331-007
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English