EU-India-US Trialogue

On January 22nd the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organises for the 3rd time its international conference "EU-India-US Trialogue" touching upon current issues of India's engagement with the European Union and the US.


9.00 a.m.


9.15 a.m.

Introductory Session to the EU-India-US Trialogue

Welcome and Introduction to the Trialogue

Dr Peter Köppinger, KAS European Office, Director Dialogue on Development Policy

9.30 a.m.

Input Statement

Neena Gill, MEP, Chairwoman, Delegation of Relations with India (tbc)

09.50 a.m.

Direct Questions and Answers

10.00 a.m


Jörg Wolff, Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, New Delhi


M.K. Lokesh, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India to Belgium and the European Union

Ambassador C. Boyden Gray, Special Envoy for European Union Affairs

Jean-Christian Remond, Head of Unit India, Bhutan, Nepal, DG External Relations, European Commission

10.45 a.m.

Coffee Break

11.15 a.m. First Session

Interests of Europe, India and the US in West Asia?


H.E. Vinod Grover,Member of the National Security Advisory Board, New Delhi


H.E. Lalith Mansingh, Former Foreign Secretary, Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi

Karl von Wogau, MEP, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence, Member of the Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (tbc)

Dr Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia Council on Foreign Relations, Washington

Geoffrey Barrett, Adviser Asia Directorate, DG External Relations, European Commission

12.00 a.m.

Open Discussion

12.45 p.m.

Lunch Break

2.15 p.m. Second Session

The Indo-US Strategic Partnership and its implications for Europe


Manvendra Singh, Member of Parliament, Member of the Defence Committee, New Delhi


Major General Dipankar Banerjee, Director, Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi

Tomasz Kozlowski, Head of Unit, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Unit, Policy Unit Asia Task Force (tbc)

Elmar Brok, MEP, Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Delegation to the United States of the European Parliament (tbc)

Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington

3.00 p.m.

Open Discussion

3.45 p.m.

Coffee Break

4.00 p.m. Third Session

Energy Security and Climate Change: New dimensions of Geopolitics


Prof Jean-Luc Racine, Director Centre for Indian and South-Asian Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris


H.E. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Member of the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the UN, former Indian Ambassador to China and the European Union, New Delhi

Xenia Dormandy, Project Director India and the Subcontinent and Board Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Boston

Dr Peter Liese, Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in the European Parliament

4.45 p.m.

Open Discussion

5.15 p.m.

Coffee Break

5.30 p.m. Conclusions of EU, India and USA

Sachin Pilot, Member of Parliament, Committee on Home Affairs, New Delhi

Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington

Jörg Wolff, Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, New Delhi

6.15 p.m. End of Conference

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