Debate on EU External Relations and EU Enlargement “Ambition, Hope and Challenges of the Enlargement Process towards the Western Balkans: Lessons for the EaP countries”

May 19, 2016 to May 19, 2016 10:00 - 19:10

The Debate on EU External Relations and EU Enlargement “Ambition, Hope and Challenges of the Enlargement Process towards the Western Balkans: Lessons for the EaP countries” organised by LECSA on 19 May 2016 at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management (Riga, Latvia).


AGENDA:

10:00 – 10:30  Registration and coffee
10:30 – 10:40  Welcome and short introduction

Prof. Dr. Tatjana Muravska, President, LECSA; Director, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Latvia

10:40 – 11:10  The Road to the EU Membership: Balkans and EU Enlargement

Prof. Dr Tatjana Muravska, President, LECSA; Director, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Latvia

 11:10 – 12:40 Panel discussion among master and doctoral students: Path of the Western Balkans towards EU Accession
 Speaker: Mr. Plator Avdiu (via Skype), Researcher, Kosovar Centre of Security Studies, Kosovo
 Participants: Marija Mozga; Anastasija Baņina; Dace Dubova; Eduards Gaušis; Anete Ilmete; Emer Faruk Karacan; Gita Kolosova; Daiga Kondrāte; Uļjana Brincalova; Anna Kurlajeva; Ilze Lapsiņa; Daniel Alexander van Ramesdonk
12:40 – 14:10    Panel Discussion: Development of Civil Society in the Balkan Countries
 Speaker: Mr. Romans Putans, Researcher, University of Latvia
 Participants: Nena Markovic (via Skype); Renāte Turka; Annaliisa Jame; Jolanta Viluma; Abboskhon Juraev; Guleysha Hasanova; Andrei Zavialov; Marta Nikolajenka; Gokhan Ozen; Haider Ali; Chiara Fontanini; Vladan  Lausevic; Ieva Brice
14:10 – 15:10 Working lunch and networking  venue: Restaurant “Daily”
15:10 – 16:40 Integrating Balkans in the EU: Erasmus Mundus Programme
Speaker:  Mrs. Sarmite Rutkovska, Project expert, Academic Information Centre, Latvia
Participants: Arkadijs Palejevs; Denīze Ponomarjova; Zane Svilāne; Biruta Sloka; Ella Jākobsone; Andris Kužnieks; Tatjana Mozžuhina; Marta Nikolajenka; Agate Dzerkale
16:40 – 18:10 Assessment of EU policies towards Enlargement
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Inna Dovladbekova, LECSA; Riga Stradiņš University, Latvia
Participants:   Prof. Dr. Irina Rezepina; Dr. Sergejs Stacenko; Romans Putans; Zane ZEIBOTE; Andrei Zavialov; Vladan  Lausevic; Chiara Fontanini; Liene Tīruma; Algimants Kontauts
18:10 – 18:50 Questions and answers session
18:50 – 19:10  Summary and conclusions

Moderator: Prof. Dr Tatjana Muravska, President, LECSA; Director, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Latvia

Working language: English

 

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