Fachkonferenz

Die geopolitische Bedeutung der südostlichen Grenzen der Europäischen Union

Eine online-Konferenz zu den aktuellen und zukünftligen Herausforderungen der EU

Details

The Institute for Geopolitical Analyses of the University of Thrace and the KAS Greece/Cyprus Office are organising on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 an online conference on "The geopolitical significance  of the European Union’s Southeastern Borders", in cooperation with the British Embassy in Athens, the TACTICS Institute for Security and Counter Terrorism and the Cyber Security Corporate Security and Crisis Management Initiative. Experts from Athens, Thessaloniki, Skopje, London and Rotterdam will exchange views on the current and future challenges of the EU.

 

Session 1: 16:00-17:30

The EU’s enlargement process and its cooperation with its wider neighborhood

- Anastasios Chardas, Assistant Professor of European Institutions, Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini)

- Sotiris Serbos, Associate Professor in International Politics, Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini), Research Fellow at ELIAMEP

 

Western Balkans: Investing in Stability

- Vesna Poposka, Assistant Professor, International VISION University (Skopje)

- Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics, London School of Economics (LSE), Deputy Director, Hellenic Observatory (LSE)

Moderator: Vassilios Grammatikas, Ass. Professor of International Law, Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini)

 

Session 2: 17:30-19:00

Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity initiatives in Southeastern Europe

- Angelos Kaskanis, PhD, Tactics Institute for Security and Counter Terrorism (London)

- Metodi Hadji-Janev, Brigadier General, Associate Professor, Military Academy General Mihailo Apostolski (Skopje)

 

Irregular migration flows: Europe’s External Border Policy and Alliances

- Alexandros Sarris, Senior Lecturer at Erasmus University College (Rotterdam)

- Florian Schmitz, Journalist, Deutsche Welle (Thessaloniki)

Moderator: Nicolaos Papanastasopoulos, PhD, Adjunct Lecturer, Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini)

 

The event will take place in English (with simultaneous translation into Greek). It will be streamed on FB and YouTube.

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Eleftherios Petropoulos

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Projektmanager - Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Eleftherios.Petropoulos@kas.de +30 210 7247 126 +30 210 7247 153