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Political Symposium

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25.08.2018

16:00 - 18:00OpeningPlenary
18:30 - 20:00New perspectives on EU enlargementPlenary

26.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30Breakfast Club 01: POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30Breakfast Club 02: Country brekfastPlenary
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Who has the money has the power? The future financing of the EUBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: EU-Russia relations: Attempting a cool-headed analysisBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: Citizens don’t bite: Experiences and learnings from successful participation projects in EuropeBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: European security and the MediterraneanBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: A world without nukes? Impact of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear WeaponsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: Development dialogues: The Sustainable Development Goals in practiceBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Living the Swiss militia principle: Ensuring resilience through involvementBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: Implementing the SDGs: The challenges countries face and the solutions they offerBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 10: European security in the age of hybrid threats: Rethinking military & civilian cooperation?Breakout
14:30 - 15:30Sovereignty in the EU: Who decides?Plenary
16:00 - 17:00Democracies under pressurePlenary
18:00 - 19:00The rule of law under scrutinyPlenary

27.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30Breakfast Club 02: POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 12: Israel: Can democracy exist without peace?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 13: Defending democracy in the digital ageBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 14: The end of oil: Global systems in transitionBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 15: Are you acting or reacting? Countering climate change through new partnershipsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 16: Culture and identity: What level of adaptation is required for successful integration?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 17: Promoting sustainable developmentBreakout
14:30 - 15:30Global power shifts: Implications for Europe and AsiaPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Shifting power relations between the EU, Russia and TurkeyPlenary

27.08.-28.08.2018

Breakout Session 18: Changing global norms: Rethinking the role of the 'West'Breakout

28.08.2018

09:00 - 10:30Subsidiarity under scrutinyPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Global transformations towards a sustainable futurePlenary