Workshop

Challenges for center right parties in the baltic states

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Details

Friday, April 13

Foreign participants arrive & check in to the hotel

19:00Welcome dinner (informal) – TBA

Saturday April 14

09:30Opening Remarks

10:00PANEL I: Domestic Challenges to the Centre-Right Parties in the Region: Polities, Societies and Party Systems

Moderator:PETER UČEŇ (IRI)

Topics:

-Key determinants of the centre right’s development dynamics

-Growing popular disenchantment with the (party) elites and related travails of the centre right

-Populism and successful anti-establishment strategies in party competition

-Fragmentation of the centre right and its sources (namely the antiestablishment factor)

-Past & coming elections

11:30Coffee Break

11:45Panel I cont’d

13:00Lunch – TBA

14:00PANEL II:Regional Challenges to the Centre-Right Parties in the Baltic Sea Region

Moderator:ANDREAS KLEIN (KAS)

Topics:

-Foreign policy priorities, namely relationship to Russia

-Energy security: between Russia and Western Europe

-Transport infrastructure – domestic as well as foreign policy factor

-Minimal extent and optimal mechanism for coordination between the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian centre right: within or (also) beyond the EPP?

15:30Coffee Break

15:45Panel II cont’d

18:00Official Dinner – TBD

Sunday, April 15

09:30PANEL III:European Challenges to the Centre-Right Parties in the Region and the Way Forward to Closer Cooperation (workshop for the representatives of the EPP member parties)

Moderator:TBC

Topics:

-Europe’s economic and financial crisis

-Centre-right parties between domestic and European concerns

-Towards an EU Economic Governance?

-How to reconcile possibly clashing opinions among and inside the parties

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12:00Final Remarks and Discussion

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Venue

Vilnius

Publication

Herausforderungen für die Mitte-Rechts-Parteien in den Baltischen Ländern
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Contact

Andreas Michael Klein

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Head of the KAS office Chile

Andreas.Klein@kas.de +56 22 234 20 89
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