Berlin Process Think Tank and Civil Society Forum Sofia 2020

The impact of geopolitical investments in the Balkans The Think Tank and Civil Society Forum will be live streamed on ECFR’s YouTube channel from Sofia

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The impact of geopolitical investments in the Balkans

The Think Tank and Civil Society Forum will be live streamed on ECFR’s YouTube channel from Sofia.

Agenda

15.30 – 15.40 (EET) Opening statement by:

  • Vessela Tcherneva, Deputy Director and Head of Sofia Office, ECFR
  • Aleksandra Tomanic, Executive Director, EFB
  • Marko Trosanovski, President, IDSCS

 

15.40 – 16.00 (EET) In conversation with:

  • Ekaterina Zaharieva, Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and
  • Bujar Osmani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia

on the goals of the upcoming Berlin Process Summit in Sofia

Moderated by Marko Trosanovski, IDSCS

 

16.00 – 17.00 (EET) Think Tank Forum

Chinese regional approach in the Western Balkans and EU’s response

Panelists:

  • Vladimir Shopov, Visiting Fellow, ECFR
  • Gjergji Vurmo, IDM, Albania and BiEPAG member
  • Zoran Nechev, IDSCS, North Macedonia and BiEPAG member

Moderated by Vessela Tcherneva, Deputy Director of ECFR and Head of ECFR Sofia office

 

17.00 – 17.15 (EET) Coffee Break

17.15 – 18.15 (EET) Civil Society Forum

When geopolitics becomes personal – concrete implications on citizens daily lives

Panelists:

  • Jovan Rajić, Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute, Serbia
  • Denis Žiško, Center for ecology and energy, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Jovana Marović, Politikon Network, Montenegro and BiEPAG member
  • Danilo Krivokapic, SHARE Foundation, Serbia

Moderated by Valerie Hopkins, Financial Times

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