CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM TRIESTE

11-12 July 2017

 

AGENDA 

 

 

TUESDAY, 11 July 2017

Central location all day: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV

 

08.30 – 09.30  Registration and Wake Up Coffee @Molo4

 

09.30 – 9.40  Welcome

Hedvig Morvai, European Fund for the Balkans

Amb. Giovanni Caracciolo di Vietri, CEI Secretary General

 

09.40 – 10.00   Intro panel of CSF Partners

Franz Karl Prueller, ERSTE Foundation

Max Brändle, Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Walter Kaufmann, Heinrich Boell Foundation

Raffaella Coletti, CESPI

Eleonora Poli, IAI

Marzia Bona, Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso

Moderator:

Hedvig Morvai, European Fund for the Balkans

 

10.00 – 12.00  AGORA Debate – Democracy in the Balkans: now and never? (Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

Speakers:

Hannes Swoboda, Center For Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe

Vuk Velebit, Activist

Pavle Bogoevski, Activist

Alida Vracic, Think tank Populari

Moderators:  

Vedran Dzihic, Austrian Institute for International Affairs

Dona Kosturanova, MOF – Youth Education Forum

 

12.00 – 12.30  Coffee Break

 

12.30 – 13.00  Creative Industries and Youth Tourism – the next big thing!

Ivan Petrovic, EXIT foundation

Nemanja Petrovic, EXIT foundation

 

13.00 – 14.00  Knowing Me, Knowing You

Facilitator:

Ljiljana Simic Deru, Interculturalist/EU Anthropologist

 

14.00 – 15.00  Lunch break – Pausa Pranzo

 

From 15.00  Five parallel WB6 CSF Workshops (The duration of the workshops is between 1.5 and 2.5 hours, depending on the individual workshop concept)

 

WORKSHOP 1 – Environment, energy and climate change (Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio,Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

Speakers:

Janez Kopac, Director, Energy Community Secretariat

Garret Tankosic Kelly, Coordinator, SEEChangeNet

Besjan Pesha, Hashtag Initiative

Anes Podic, EkoAkcija 

Haki Abazi, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Moderators:

Nenad Sebek, Heinrich Böll Foundation – Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo

Srdjan Susic, Heinrich Böll Foundation – Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo

 

WORKSHOP 2 – Communicating the Berlin Process in the time of rising populism – possible roles of civil society (Location: Magazzino delle Idee; Corso Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 271)

Moderators:

Ana Marjanovic Rudan, Advocacy Consultant

Marko Drajic, Advocacy Consultant

 

WORKSHOP 3 – Migrations – strengthening the role of civil society (Location: Cei – Executive Secretariat; Via Genova, 9)

Speakers:

Stefano Volpicelli, International Consortium of Solidarity

Emanuela C. Del Re, EPOS

Rados Djurovic, Asylum Protection Center

Martina Smilevska-Kcheva, Macedonian Young Lawyer Association (MYLA)

Moderator:

Ugo Poli, Central European Initiative

 

WORKSHOP 4 – What’s next? The British Presidency of the Berlin Process at the time of Brexit (Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

Speakers:

Nathalie Tocci, Istituto Affari Internazionali

Steven Blockmans, Centre for European Policy Studies

Lejla Ramic-Mesihović, Foreign Policy Initiative BH

Srdjan Cvijic, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG)

Tobias Flessenkemper, BiEPAG and Centre international de formation européenne

Moderator:

Eleonora Poli, Istituto Affari Internazionali

 

WORKSHOP 5 – Media and journalism in the WB6: a very European issue (Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

Speakers:

Arman Fazlić, BH Journalists Association

Dragan Janjic, News Agency Beta

Bardhyl Jashari, Metamorphosis

Dragana Obradovic, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Chiara Sighele, Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT)

Moderator:

Andrea Stocchiero, CeSPI

 

16.45 – 18.00  Chill Out Aperitivo @Molo4 (Leisure and networking time by the sea with coffee, drinks, snacks and music)

 

18.00 – 20.00  CSF talks – Powered by the European Fund for the Balkans (Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

                        

Speakers:

Kilian Kleinschmidt, Innovation & Planning Agency Association

Vuk Cosic, Rijeka 2020

Nathalie Tocci, Istituto Affari Internazionali

Marko Rakar, MRAK services

Peter Fuchs, Makerspace

Niccolo Milanese, European Alternatives

Jehona Gjurgjeala, TOKA

Moderator:

Nenad Sebek, Heinrich Böll Foundation – Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 12 July 2017

 

10.30 – 12.00  Recording of special edition of “Vicinities” TV show (Optional participation of CSF participants)

(Location: Molo IV; P. Franco Vecchio, Trieste Terminal Passeggeri – Molo IV)

Guests:

Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania

Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of Macedonia

Ivica Dacic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia

Goran Svilanovic, Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council

 

11.30 – 12.30  Policy Discussion (in the framework of the Western Balkans Summit)

(Optional participation of CSF participants)

(Location: Council Hall of the Municipality of Trieste; Piazza Unità d’Italia, 4)

Welcome addresses

Hedvig Morvai, European Fund for the Balkans

Roberto Dipiazza, Mayor of Trieste

Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy

CSF policy recommendations by prof. Florian Bieber, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group

With special input by:

Simonida Kacanska, European Policy Institute

Shpend Emini, Democracy for Development

Natasa Kandic, RECOM

Remzi Lani, Albanian Media Institute

Feedback by:

Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy

Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner of European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

Ditmir Bushati, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania

Nikola Dimitrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia

Srđan Darmanovic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro

Q&A session involving the audience

Moderator:

Sonja Licht, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence

Closing of the CSF Trieste by

Hedvig Morvai, European Fund for the Balkans

 

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch (Location: CaffeTommaseo; Piazza Nicolò Tommaseo, 4c)

 

Afternoon   Departure of participants