Kosovo – Serbia Dialogue: Beginning with the End in Mind

Kosovo – Serbia Dialogue: Beginning with the End in Mind

July 1, 2020 05:00 pm | July 1, 2020 07:00 pm

2020-07-01 17:00:00 2020-07-01 19:00:00 Europe/Belgrade Kosovo – Serbia Dialogue: Beginning with the End in Mind Link: https://en.bfpe.org/events/kosovo-serbia-dialogue-beginning-with-the-end-in-mind/ Online event, Belgrade Fund for Pollitical Excellence [email protected] kosovo-serbia-dialogue-beginning-with-the-end-in-mind

Kosovo – Serbia Dialogue: Beginning with the End in Mind

Concordia is proud to partner with the “Balkan Dialogues”, an initiative created by the EastWest Institute (EWI) and the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence (BFPE), to host a timely and important discussion around the future of Kosovo – Serbia relationships. In the midst of potentially game-changing negotiations between regional leadership and geopolitical superpowers, this conversation will include an exclusive analysis of the current situation by the top thought leaders in the space and a larger conversation on what the political and economic future of the region might look like.

Welcome remarks

  • John Jovanovic, Member of the Board of Counselors, EastWest Institute

Kosovo Serbia Dialogue: Key Principles for Solid Foundation

  • Judy Dempsey, Editor in Chief, Strategic Europe (Moderator)
  • Nathalie Tocci, Special Advisor to EU High Representative and Vice President of the European Commission
  • Agon Maliqi, Program Director, Sbunker
  • Branislav Nesovic, Political Analyst

Regional Cooperation: Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

  • Maja Piscevic, Senior Fellow, EastWest Institute (Moderator)
  • Marko Cadez, President, Serbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Berat Rukiqi, President, Kosovo Chamber of Commerce
  • James O’Brien, Vice-Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group, Washington D.C.

Kosovo Serbia Dialogue: Fresh Start or Re-Start?

  • Ivan Krastev, Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia (Moderator)
  • Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference
  • Miroslav Lajcak, Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other regional issues in the Western Balkans, European Union
  • Matthew Palmer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US State Department

Discussion with Q&A

  • Cameron Munter, Fmr. Ambassador to Serbia & Pakistan (Moderator)

Conclusions & Next Steps

  • Sonja Licht, President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence