A credible enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans– stocktaking between the Sofia and London summits

Ambassadorial Discussion Forum on Western Balkans

June 24 Sunday

Date/time

June 24, 2018, 14.30 - 18.30

Loc.

Akademie Berlin, Tiergartenstraße 35, Berlin, Germany. To the website ›

Type

Panel

Hosted by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. under the joint patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of Albania and the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria

$kas event id

EIZ-250618-2

Also available in Deutsch

Only by invitation. Working language is English. Chatham House Rule applies.

14:30 hrs Registration and Welcome Coffee

14:45 hrs Welcome Note
Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, Chairman Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

15:00 hrs Opening Remarks
H.E. Artur Kuko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Albania H.E. Radi Naidenov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria

15:15 hrs Keynote
“The EU-Western Balkans Strategy: a credible enlargement perspective?”
David McAllister MEP, Chairman of Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), European Parliament

15:45 hrs Open Discussion
Key Input: “The London-Agenda for the Berlin-Process”
H.E. Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Representative of the Chair of the Berlin-Process

Moderator: Dr Lars Haensel, Head of Team Europe/North America, Division European and International Cooperation, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

16:45 hrs Break and taking Group Picture

17:15 hrs Working Dinner with Food for Thought

Introduction
Dr Gerhard Wahlers, Deputy Secretary General, Head of Division European and International Cooperation, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Key Input: “Values and interests: Germany’s critical commitment to the European integration process of the Western Balkans”
Gunther Krichbaum MP, Chairman of the Committee on the Affairs of the European Union, German Bundestag

18:30 hrs End and departure of participants

Arrival

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Prof. Norbert Lammert

Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert

David McAllister, Vorsitzender des Ausschusses für auswärtige Angelegenheiten im Europaparlament und Vizepräsident der Europäischen Volkspartei

David McAllister MEP

Thillayes Counterpart auf deutscher Seite: Gunther Krichbaum MdB, Vorsitzender des Europa-Ausschusses im Bundestag (18. Wahlperiode)

Gunther Krichbaum MP

Contact person

Florian Constantin Feyerabend

Referent Südosteuropa / Westlicher Balkan

Florian Constantin Feyerabend
Phone +49 30 26996-3539
Fax +49 30 26996-53539
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English

Partners

Embassy of the Republic Albania Embassy of the Republic Bulgaria