Stability and Reform in South Eastern Europe

The Impact of Enlargement of the European Union

There´s been very little attention devoted to the West Balkans lately. Neither the EU, nor the USA has considered developments in SEE a priority. Renewing the discussion on the Balkans is essential, because the stability there is still in question.


Stability and Reform in South Eastern Europe:

the Impact of Enlargement of the European Union

Conference organized by Konrad Adenauer Alapítvány (KAS), Budapest Analyses (BA), Polgári Magyarország Alapítvány (PMA), and Kisebbségekért-Pro Minoritate Alapítvány

Time: October 15-16, 2004

Place: Gobelin Salon, Hotel Gellért (Budapest, XI., Gellért tér)




Opening remarks: 09:30-10:00János Martonyi (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary), Karl-Heinz Kamp (Security Policy Coordinator, Konrad Adenauer Foundation)

Panel I:

10:00-13:00Stability and Reform in South Eastern Europe

The International Organizations’ Perspective

Paddy Ashdown* (High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina), Senad Slatina (Analyst, Sarajevo office, ICG), Alexandros Yannis (Councillor, Balkan Team, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union), Jaroslav Szkonieczka* (Nato, Head of Department), Declan Murphy (Programme Director, Investment Compact for South East Europe, OECD), Mihai Razvan Ungureanu (Deputy Coordinator, SECI)

Chair:Iván Bába (Editor-at-Large, Budapest Analyses)

Coffee break11:20-11:40


Benita Ferrero-Waldner* (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, future EU Commissioner)

Panel II:

15:00-18:00Key Issues of Interetnic Relations in South Eastern Europe:

The Regional Perspective

Goran Svilanovich (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia), Mladen Ivanic* (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia), Zlatko Lagumdzija (former Prime Minister of Bosnia), Slobodan Casule (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia), Veton Surroi* (former Adviser to Ibrahim Rugova), Genz Polo (former Political Adviser to Albanian President Sali Berisha)

Chair:Tibor Várady (Former Minister of Justice of Yugoslavia)

Coffee break16:20-16:40




Panel III:

09:30-12:30Threat of International Terrorism and Organized Crime in South Eastern Europe

Zsolt Németh (Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Hungary), Adrian Severin* (Member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies), Nadezhda Mihailova* (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria), Mate Granic (former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Croatia), Vladimir Chizhov* (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation), Reinhard Bettzuege (Ambassador, Andrássy Gyula University of Budapest)

Chair:Klaus Weigelt (Head of Budapest office, Konrad Adenauer Foundation)

Closing remarks:12:30-13:00Viktor Orbán (former Prime Minister of Hungary)


The official language of the conference is English.

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  • Goran Svilanovich
    • Karl-Heinz Kamp
      • Zsolt Németh
        • Slobodan Casule
          • Viktor Orbán

            Klaus Weigelt

            ehem. Leiter der Außenstelle der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ungarn