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Demokratien unter Druck

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Future of the EU
in englischer Sprache

Ein demokratisches, vereintes und solidarisches Europe ist das Fundament der europäischen Integration. Antidemokratische Tendenzen, sozialer Unmut und Politikverdrossenheit rütteln jedoch am Zusammenhalt in und zwischen den EU-Mitgliedern. Was können wir tun, um die Solidarität in Europa zu stärken?
Die Diskussion wird auch in den Breakout Sessions 7 „Zivilgesellschaft und Populismus“ und 17 „Medien und Populismus“ aufgegriffen.

Vortragende

Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia, EEAS - European Union External Action Service; former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Ireland, Dublin
Project Manager, Sofia Platform Foundation, Sofia
Former President, German Bundestag, Berlin
Full Professor and Chair of Political Theory and History of Political Thought; Director, Center for the Study of Constitutionalism and Democracy; Director, Mercator Forum Migration and Democracy, Technical University, Dresden
International presenter and journalist, Berlin Chair

Eamon GILMORE

Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia, EEAS - European Union External Action Service; former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Ireland, Dublin

 Eamon GIlmore is the former Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland. In 2012, he initiated a constitutional convention to revise the constitution of Ireland. Therefore, the government assembled 66 randomly chosen Irish citizens, 33 parliamentarians from across all parties, and an independent chairperson. The constitutional convention is seen as a major experiment in deliberative democracy in Ireland. The convention resulted in a nationwide referendum, in which Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. Eamon was finalist at The Innovation in Politics Awards 2017.

MA Mila MOSHELOVA

Project Manager, Sofia Platform Foundation, Sofia

 Mila Moshelova works as a Project Manager at ‘Sofia Platform’ in Bulgaria which promotes remembrance and dealing with the communist past using methods of historical dialogue and civic education. Previously, Mila worked as a Turkey and Western Balkans Project Coordinator at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to this she was with the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia where she dealt with topics of state capture and illiberal democratic trends. Mila holds MA ‘Politics, Security and Integration in Central and Eastern Europe’, University College London and MA ‘Politics and International Relations’, University of Aberdeen. She takes strong interest in the socio-political dynamics of CEE countries, the complexity of identity and discourse, security and migration. Mila is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science, Sofia University.

Dr. Rita SÜSSMUTH

Former President, German Bundestag, Berlin

 Prof. Rita Süssmuth is former President of the German Bundestag and former Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Women, Youth and Health in Germany. In 2006 she became the Chair of the EU High Level Group on "Social Integration of Ethnic Minorities and their full Participation in the Labor Market". She was also Director of the Research Institute "Woman and Society" and is currently the President of the Consortium of Germany Universities for the Turkish-German University in Istanbul (K-DTU). Prof. Süssmuth was Chair of the Independent Council of Experts on Migration and Integration and holds a series of other positions with national and international bodies such as President of the German Poland Institute (DPI) and as Chairwoman of the Polish-German Science Foundation (DPWS).

Dr. Hans VORLÄNDER

Full Professor and Chair of Political Theory and History of Political Thought; Director, Center for the Study of Constitutionalism and Democracy; Director, Mercator Forum Migration and Democracy, Technical University, Dresden

 Hans Vorländer, born 1954 in Wuppertal, Germany, studied Law, Political Science and Philosophy at the Universities of Bonn and Geneva. He got his Ph. D. degree from the University of Bonn in 1980. Vorländer was a Research Associate and Kennedy Memorial Fellow at Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass./USA). He taught at the University of Frankfurt/Main and at the University of Essen. Since 1993 he has been Full Professor of Political Science at the University of Dresden and Chair for Political Theory and the History of Political Thought. Vorländer was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Paris, Turin, Bologna and Mexico City. From 2001 until 2003 Vorländer was President of the German Association of Political Science. He was Chairman of the Scientific Council of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education from 2001 to 2005. He is Director both of the Center for the Study of Constitutionalism and Democracy and the Research Center ‘Mercator Forum of Migration and Democracy’. Vorländer has a long record of political consulting and media appearances, both in print and audio-visual media. He is a member of many international Editorial and Advisory Boards and of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration.

Ali ASLAN

International presenter and journalist, Berlin

 Ali Aslan is an international presenter, journalist and tv host who has worked worldwide for global news networks such as CNN, ABC News, Channel News Asia and Deutsche Welle TV. An internationally known presenter, Aslan regularly moderates at high profile events around the world and has shared the stage, among others with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Bill Clinton. Aslan holds masters degrees in Journalism and International Affairs from Columbia University and has received his bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University.

Politische Gespräche

Timetable einblenden

25.08.2018

13:30 - 16:30My Europe - My Story: Geschichten über Europa erzählenPartner
17:00 - 18:30EröffnungPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Neue Perspektiven zur EU-ErweiterungPlenary
21:30 - 23:30GetränkeempfangSocial

26.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit in der BildungPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Wer zahlt, schafft an? Die künftige Finanzierung der EUBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: EU-Russland-Beziehungen: Versuch einer nüchternen AnalyseBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: Citizens don't bite: Erfolgreiche Beispiele politischer Partizipation aus ganz Europa - Ein PraxisworkshopBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: Europäische Sicherheit und die Mittelmeerregion: Eine SimulationBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: Eine Welt ohne Atomwaffen? Folgen des UN-NuklearwaffenverbotsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: Das Empowerment von Frauen und der Jugend: Die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele in der PraxisBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: Demokratien unter Druck: Zivilgesellschaft und PopulismusBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Die Sustainable Development Goals implementieren: Was können Staaten voneinander lernen?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: Europäische Sicherheit im Zeitalter hybrider Bedrohungen: Militärisch-zivile Kooperationen neu denken?Breakout
15:00 - 16:15Souveränität in der EU: Wer entscheidet?Plenary
17:00 - 18:15Demokratien unter DruckPlenary
18:30 - 20:30Green Finance: Privates Kapital gegen den KlimawandelPartner
18:30 - 20:30Lessons from the Best: Was wir von den nachhaltigsten Regionen Europas lernen könnenPartner
18:45 - 20:15Subsidiarität auf dem PrüfstandPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Europa-Israel-AbendessenSocial
20:15 - 21:00POLITICO Happy HourSocial

27.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit in der PolitikPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 10: Das Schweizer Miliz-Prinzip leben: Resilienz durch BeteiligungBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 11: Israel: Ist Demokratie ohne Frieden möglich?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 12: Demokratie im digitalen Zeitalter schützen: Ein PraxisworkshopBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 13: Das fossile Zeitalter geht zu Ende: Globale Systeme am ScheidewegBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 14: Reagieren Sie noch oder agieren Sie schon? Mit neuen Partnerschaften dem Klimawandel begegnenBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 15: Kultur und Identität: Wie viel Anpassung braucht Integration?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 16: Nachhaltigen Systemwandel vorantreibenBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 17: Demokratien unter Druck: Medien und PopulismusBreakout
13:00 - 14:45Aus Grau mach Grün! Grüne Infrastruktur als ein Weg aus der BiodiversitätskrisePartner
14:30 - 15:45Globale Machtverschiebungen: Folgen für Europa und AsienPlenary
16:15 - 17:45Die Europäische Union - Russland: Was tun?Plenary
18:15 - 19:15Die Zukunft der EU: Prioritäten der österreichischen EU-RatspräsidentschaftPlenary

28.08.2018

09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren - Achtsamkeit im UnternehmenPartner
09:30 - 10:30Rechtsstaatlichkeit auf dem PrüfstandPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Biodiversität schützen und Klimawandel eindämmenPlenary