Winterschule der European Democrat Students EDS

Educational Policies for the Future of Europe

Die diesjaehrige Winterschule der European Democrat Students EDS findet mit Unterstützung der KAS vom 17.-21. Februar in Bukarest unter dem Titel Bildungspolitiken für die Zukunft Europas statt.


EDS Winter University 2009 Program

Educational Policies for the future of Europe

(Bucharest, 17th 22th February 2009)

Tuesday, 17th

from 12.00 h Arrival of participants throughout the day - transfer from the Airport to

Hotel Phoenicia****

19.00 h Welcome - Dinner in the Hotel Pheonicia

20.00 h Welcome-addresses:

Thomas Uhlen, EDS Chairman

Sorin Moldovan, OSPD-L Chairman

Dress code: smart casual

20.30 h Presentation of the delegations and of the organizational team

21.00 h Informal get to know each other

Wednesday, 18th

09.00 h Breakfast

10.30 h Permanent Working Group of the EDS Session (I) in the hotel

11.45 h Departure from the hotel

12:00 h Lunch at Casa Ardeleneasca

14.00 h Romania Past and Future (I) - BCU Conference Hall

Mr. Valeriu Stoica, Vicepresedinte PDL

Ms. Monica Iacob-Ridzi, Minister of Youth and Sport

Mr. Theodor Paleologu, Minister of Culture

Mr. Holger Dix Representing the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

Representative from the Austrian Embassy

Dress code: formal

16.30 h-16.45 h Coffee Break

16.45 h Romania Past and Future (II) - BCU Conference Hall

Mr. Eugen Tomac Secretary of State at the Foreign Affairs Ministry

20.30 h Dinner at Caru cu Bere Restaurant

Dress code: casual

22.30 h Clubbing

Thursday, 19th

09.00 h Breakfast

11.00 h Statutory discussions in the hotel

11.30 h Lunch at the Hotel Restaurant Phoenicia

12.30 h Departure from the Restaurant

13.00 h Campaigning

13.00-15.30 h Presentation and work on the EDS campaign to the European

Parliament elections ( introduction Alexandru Nazare MEP ).

16.00-16.50 h Campaigning for the European Parliament elections in Romania: Key issues.


Ms. Raluca Turcan, Deputy, Vicepresident PDL

Ms. Sulfina Barbu, Deputy

Mr. Marian Zlotea, European Parliament Deputy

Dress code: formal

17.15-19.15 h Bureau meeting

(*free time at the hotel/city for non-bureau members)

19.30 h Departure from the hotel

20.00 h

Dinner at Trattoria Ateneu

23.00 h Clubbing

Friday, 20th

09.00 h Breakfast

10.15 h Departure from the hotel

10.30 h Round table discussion on education policy. Preparing the

proposal of the White Paper on Education of EDS, for the

Council meeting.

Dress code: formal

12.00 h Lunch Trattoria Restaurant

14.00 h The Education and Youth Policies of Europe and Romania.

Mr.Cristian Preda , Adviser on Educational Problems of the Romanian


Mrs. Iulia Badea, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Education and


Mr. Daniel Funeriu, Secretary of Sate at the Education and Research

Ministry, MEP of PD-L

18.30 h Departure from the hotel

19.00 h Concert at the Romanian Athenaeum

Dress code: black-tie event

21.00 h Dinner at McMonys Restaurant

Saturday, 21st

08.30 h Breakfast

09.30 h Departure from the hotel

10.00 h Visit to the Contemporary Art Museum ( OSPD-L and EDS Bureau meeting.


10.30 h Security Control at the Parliament Building (ID or passport needed!)

11.00 h Tour of the Parliament Building

12.00 h Greetings by:

Mr. Emil Boc - Prime Minister, President of PD-L

Ms. Roberta Anastase - Chairwoman Of the Deputy Chamber Of Parliament

Dress code: formal

13.30 h Lunch

14.30 h - 15.15 h Council Meeting of EDS (part I)

15.30 h Council Meeting of EDS (part II)

15.30 h - 19.00 h

Bucharest by day

20.00 h Departure from the hotel

20.30 h Dinner at Taverna Sarbului

Dress code: casual

22.30 h Clubbing

Sunday, 22nd

09.00 h Breakfast

Departure of delegates transport to the airport

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  • Premierminister Emil BocParlamentspräsidentin Roberta AnastaseJugendministerin Monica Jacob-RidziKulturminister Theodor Paleologu u.a.

    Dr. Holger Dix


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