The 7th Annual EESC Conference on Lithuanian Foreign Policy - Verbindungsbüro Litauen
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The Eastern Europe Studies Centre together with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung invite to follow the 7th annual “Chief of Diplomacy” Stasys Lozoraitis Lithuanian foreign policy conference, which is organized at the Palace of the Grand Dukes. The conference will be held on December 10, 2021, between 11 AM and 1 PM.
The topic for this year’s conference – Lithuanian foreign policy in a turbulent world. During the conference, Lithuanian foreign policy regarding China and Belarus will be discussed.
The conference will be broadcast by LRT, DELFI and 15min. The event will be also available in Lithuanian and English on the Eastern Europe Studies Centre and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Facebook profiles.
11.00-11.10 Welcome Remarks
Linas Kojala, Director of the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)
Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
Elisabeth Bauer, Head of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the Baltic States
11.10-11.20 Introductory Speech on Energy Security in the Region
Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Energy of Lithuania
11.20-12.05 Part I: The Challenge of the Belarusian Regime
Moderator: Simona Merkinaitė, Chief Project Officer, EESC
Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Chairman of the National Security and Defence Committee, Lithuanian Seimas
Tomas Vytautas Raskevičius, Chairman of the Human Rights Committee, Lithuanian Seimas
Closing comment: Vytis Jurkonis, Chairman of the EESC board, Lecturer at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University (VU IIRPS)
12.10-12.55 Part II: A European and Lithuanian Policy on China
Moderator: Vladimiras Laučius, Senior Policy Analyst, EESC
Matas Maldeikis, Head of Parliamentary Group for Relations with the Republic of China (Taiwan), Lithuanian Seimas
Gintautas Paluckas, Chairman of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Political Group, Lithuanian Seimas
Closing comment: Tomas Janeliūnas, Head of the EESC Research Programs, Professor at the (VU IIRPS)