Regionalkonferenz der Volksparteienjugend

"Regionale Zusammenarbeit, Jugendpolitik und EU-Integration"

Regionalkonferenz der Volksparteienjugend in Zusammenarbeit mit den YEPP


Regional Conference

„Youth Politics and Youth Party Organizations in South-East-Europe”

- How can youth contribute to a peaceful, stable and prosperous future?

Sarajevo, 24 - 26 October 2008

Friday, 24th October 2008

17.00 hRegistration

17.30 hOpening Remarks:

Dr. Christina Catherine Krause

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Country Representative

Drs. Arnold van Velzen

Eduardo Frei Foundation, Project Secretary

Yannis Smyrlis

Youth of the European People's Party, President

18.00 hIntroducing participants

and presentation of the parties from SEE

(5 minutes each party)

19.30 hDinner reception

Informal conversation with Presidents of People’s parties from BiH

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

10.00 h„Perspectives of the Region vis a vis the EU enlargement“

Osman Topčagić - tbc

Directorate for European Integration



11.00 hCoffee Break

11.15 h“Is SEE economically moving together? CEFTA and the Process of economic reforms set by the EU agenda”

Nand Shani

Expert on Economic and Social Development

of the Regional Cooperation Council


12.15 hBreak

12.30 h“Cooperation between EPP-Parties in SEE“

Kostas Sasmatzoglou - tbc

European People's Party


13.30 hLunch

14.30 h"YEPP Identity, Structure and Goals"

Yannis Smyrlis

Youth of the European People's Party


15.30 hCoffee break

15.45 h“Youth of political parties and youth politics – structures and goals”

Fenny Helfferich

CDJA National Board Political Affairs


16.45 hBreak

17.00 hWorking groups

"Exchange of ideas and experiences of organisation and role of People's Parties Youth Organisations"

Wg 1: Ageing and politics, the role of youth in an ageing society

Wg 2: Future of the EU, opportunities after the no-votes in France, Netherlands and


Moderation: YEPP Board members

17.45 hPresentation of WG-findings


18.30 hEvaluation and Conclusions

20.00 hDinner Party

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

10.00 hSightseeing


This Conference is organized in cooperation with the European People’s Party.

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Dr. Christina Catherine Krause


Leiterin der Abteilung Internationale Politik und Sicherheit +49 30 26996-3445 +49 30 26996-53445
Regionalkonferenz der Volksparteienjugend