Fachkonferenz

European Defense - the Way Forward

A joint conference with the Sofia Security Forum under the patronage of the Chairman of the Defense Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria Gen. (ret.) Constantin Popov. Bulgarian politicians from different sides of the political spectrum will debate the Bulgaria’s approach to the future of the European security and defense. Prominent international speakers will share their assessments.

Details

 

         Under the Patronage of the Chairman of the Defense Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria Gen. (ret.) Constantin Popov

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

"European Defense - the Way Forward"

23 April 2019

Central Military Club, Sofia Bulgaria

Working languages: Bulgarian and English (simultaneous translation)

 

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and coffee

 

09:30 – 09:45 Opening

 

Thorsten Geißler, Director, Sofia Office of the Konrad

Adenauer Foundation

Yordan Bozhilov, President of Sofia Security Forum

 

09:45 - 10:00

 

Keynote address:

 

Gen. /ret./ Constantin Popov, Chairman of the Defense Committee, Bulgarian Parliament

 

10:00 - 11:00          First Panel:

The European Defense: Bulgarian perspective(s)

 

Dr. Georgi Krastev, National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria. (Confirmed)

Col. Nikolay Nikolov, Head of Department, MOD, Bulgaria

Boyko Noev, Minister of Defense (1994 – 1995), (1999 – 2001)

Angel Naydenov, Minister of Defense (2013 – 2014)

 

Q&A

 

Moderator: Ms. Monika Panayotova, Vice-President,Sofia Security Forum

 

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee - break

 

 

11:30 – 13:30 Second Panel:

“Europe between the risks and Opportunities, ideas and realities”

Presentations by:

Mr. Heinrich Brauss, German Council on Foreign Relations, former Assistant NATO Secretary General

Oleksandr Khara, Maidan of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine

Iulian Chifu, Director, Centre for Early Warning and Conflict Prevention, Romania.

Velizar Shalamanov

 

Q&A

 

Moderatior: Mr. Yordan Bozhilov, President, Sofia Security Forum

 

13:30                      Lunch



 

 

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Veranstaltungsort

Sofia

Kontakt

Thorsten Geißler

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Leiter des Auslandsbüros Bulgarien

thorsten.geissler@kas.de +359 2 943-4388 +359 2 943-3459

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