"Flexible Europe" - Perspectives for the Baltic Sea Region

To discuss the concept of a "flexible Europe" from the Baltic Sea Region´s perspective Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (in cooperation with Baltic Development Forum, BDF) is hosting a roundtable discussion.


In cooperation with the Baltic Development Forum, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will organize a roundtable discussion addressing the concept “Flexible Europe”, including the political, security and energy dimensions,on 16th April 2018 at 15.00-16.30 in the meeting room of the Embassy of Denmark in Berlin, Rauchstr. 1.

The discussion is an opportunity for an informal exchange of views on the key challenges in the Baltic Sea region within the EU and a joint discussion on possible regional responses. It is part of a series of roundtables organized by the Baltic Development Forum and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The outcomes of the discussions will feed into the next Political State of the Region report published by the Baltic Development Forum at the next BDF Summit in Tallinn in June 2018.

Knut Abraham will provide his vision on the concept and the regional cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region and will express his opinion on how challenges in cross-border dialogue can be addressed jointly.

Additional panelists will be:

Dr. Agnieszka Łada, Director of the European Programme/Senior Analyst, Institut of Public Affairs

Dr. Jana Puglierin, Head of Program, Alfred von Oppenheim Centre for European Policy Studies, German Council on Foreign Relations

Igor Gretskiy, Associate professor at the School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University

Diana Potjomkina, Associated researcher, Latvian Institute of International Affairs (LIAA)

August Danielson, Research Assistant, Europe programme, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI).

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Berlin, Germany


  • Knut Abraham
    • Dr. Agnieszka Łada
      • Dr. Jana Puglierin
        • Igor Gretskiy
          • Diana Potjomkina
            • August Danielson
              • Per Carlsen
                • Elisabeth Bauer

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