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Die Europäische Union – Russland: Was tun?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Global power
in englischer Sprache

Die Annexion der Krim-Halbinsel, der Konflikt in der Ostukraine, der Krieg in Syrien, der Giftanschlag von Salisbury: All das wirkt sich auf die einst ’strategische Partnerschaft‘ aus. Dennoch bleibt Russland ein wichtiger Akteur, mit dem sich die EU in vielen Bereichen auseinandersetzen muss. Was sind die Aussichten für diese herausfordernde Beziehung?

Ambassador, European Union to the Russian Federation; Head of Delegation, Moscow
Director General, RIAC - Russian International Affairs Council, Moscow
Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations, London
Head of Strategic Assessment Section, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, EEAS - European External Action Service, Brussels

Dr. Markus EDERER

Ambassador, European Union to the Russian Federation; Head of Delegation, Moscow

 Markus Ederer was born in Germany in 1957. He graduated in Law at the University of Passau. Since October 2017, Markus Ederer has been Ambassador-Head of Delegation to the Russian Federation. Between January 2014 until October 2017, he held the post of State Secretary at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From January 2011 to January 2014, Markus Ederer was in Beijing as Ambassador-Head of Delegation of the European Union's Delegation to China and Mongolia. From December 2005 to December 2010, he was the Head of Policy Planning in the German Federal Foreign Office. His career in the German Foreign Office started in 1990 when he was the Personal Secretary to Minister of State Helmut Schäfer. He then went on to Moscow where he served in the Economic Department of the German Embassy. In 1993 he returned to Germany where he served in the Press Department and later became Deputy Spokesman for the German Foreign Office. In 1999 he moved to Brussels where he took up the post of Head of Cabinet of the Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. In April 2002 he became the Director of Political/Economic Assessment in the Federal Intelligence Service in Germany. Markus Ederer holds a Doctoral Degree in International Law (University of Passau) and a Master of Laws degree (University of Miami).

Array Andrey KORTUNOV

Director General, RIAC - Russian International Affairs Council, Moscow

 Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and postgraduate studies at the Institute for US and Canadian Studies, USSR Academy of Sciences. Holds a Ph.D. degree in History. Was Deputy Director of the Institute for US and Canadian Studies. Founder and first president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation. Academic focus: international relations, foreign and domestic policy of Russia and Russian-American relations.

Array Kadri LIIK

Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations, London

 Before joining ECFR in October 2012, Kadri was the director of the International Centre for Defence Studies in Estonia from 2006 until 2011, where she also worked as a senior researcher and director of the Centre’s Lennart Meri Conference. Throughout the 1990s, Kadri worked as a Moscow correspondent for several Estonian daily papers. In 2002, she became the foreign news editor at Postimees. In 2004, she left to become editor-in-chief at the monthly foreign affairs magazine, Diplomaatia.

Array Sergey UTKIN

Head of Strategic Assessment Section, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

 Sergey Utkin since 2016 heads Strategic Assessment Section at the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2016 until June 2018 he also headed Foreign and Security Policy Department at the Moscow-based Centre for Strategic Research. He holds a PhD in political science (international relations), which he received at IMEMO in 2006. His research is focused on foreign and security policy of the EU, the EU’s relations with Russia and the US, Russia’s foreign policy in the Euro-Atlantic area.

Dr. Thomas MAYR-HARTING

Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, EEAS - European External Action Service, Brussels

Diploma, Law Studies in Vienna Postgraduate-Studies, College of Europe, Bruges Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague Joined the Austrian Diplomatic Service Austrian Mission to the European Communities, Brussels Austrian Embassy, Moscow Private Office of the Austrian Foreign Minister, Vienna Deputy Head of Cabinet of Foreign Ministers Mock and Schüssel, Vienna Deputy Political Director and Director for Security Policy and Policy Planning, Austrian Foreign Ministry, Vienna Ambassador of Austria to Belgium and Head of the Austrian Mission to NATO, Brussels Special Representative of the Austrian Foreign Minister for the Western Balkans Representative of the Chancellor in the Reform Commission of the Federal Army, Vienna Political Director (Director General for Political Affairs) of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Vienna Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations, New York Also represented Austria on the United Nations Security Council, New York Vice-President of the 66th General Assembly of the UN, New York Ambassador, (Head of the Delegation) of the European Union to the United Nations, New York
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 Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges and Natolin
 Lecturer, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna

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25.08.2018

11:30 - 14:30 My Europe – My Story: Geschichten über Europa erzählen Partner
15:00 - 16:30 Eröffnung Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Neue Perspektiven zur EU-Erweiterung Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Getränkeempfang Social

26.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30 POLITICO Morning Briefing Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 DER STANDARD Morning Briefing Plenary
07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit in der Bildung Partner
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 06: Das Empowerment von Frauen und der Jugend: Die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele in der Praxis Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 07: Demokratien unter Druck: Zivilgesellschaft und Populismus Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 08: Die Sustainable Development Goals implementieren: Was können Staaten voneinander lernen? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 03: Citizens don’t bite: Erfolgreiche Beispiele politischer Partizipation aus ganz Europa – Ein Praxisworkshop Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 04: Europäische Sicherheit und die Mittelmeerregion: Eine Simulation Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 05: Eine Welt ohne Atomwaffen? Folgen des UN-Nuklearwaffenverbots Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 09: Europäische Sicherheit im Zeitalter hybrider Bedrohungen: Militärisch-zivile Kooperationen neu denken? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 01: Wer zahlt, schafft an? Die künftige Finanzierung der EU Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 02: EU-Russland-Beziehungen: Versuch einer nüchternen Analyse Breakout
13:00 - 14:15 Souveränität in der EU: Wer entscheidet? Plenary
15:00 - 16:15 Demokratien unter Druck Plenary
16:30 - 18:30 Lessons from the Best: Was wir von den nachhaltigsten Regionen Europas lernen können Partner
16:30 - 18:30 Green Finance: Privates Kapital gegen den Klimawandel Partner
16:45 - 18:15 Subsidiarität auf dem Prüfstand Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Europa-Israel-Abendessen Social
18:15 - 19:00 POLITICO Happy Hour Social

27.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30 POLITICO Morning Briefing Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 DER STANDARD Morning Briefing Plenary
07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit in der Politik Partner
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 12: Demokratie im digitalen Zeitalter schützen: Ein Praxisworkshop Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 11: Israel: Ist Demokratie ohne Frieden möglich? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 13: Das fossile Zeitalter geht zu Ende: Globale Systeme am Scheideweg Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 16: Nachhaltigen Systemwandel vorantreiben Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 14: Reagieren Sie noch oder agieren Sie schon? Mit neuen Partnerschaften dem Klimawandel begegnen Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 17: Demokratien unter Druck: Medien und Populismus Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 10: Das Schweizer Miliz-Prinzip leben: Resilienz durch Beteiligung Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 15: Kultur und Identität: Wie viel Anpassung braucht Integration? Breakout
11:00 - 12:45 Aus Grau mach Grün! Grüne Infrastruktur als ein Weg aus der Biodiversitätskrise Partner
12:30 - 13:45 Globale Machtverschiebungen: Folgen für Europa und Asien Plenary
14:15 - 15:45 Die Europäische Union – Russland: Was tun? Plenary
16:15 - 17:15 Die Zukunft der EU: Prioritäten der österreichischen EU-Ratspräsidentschaft Plenary

28.08.2018

07:00 - 10:00 Alpbach Hikes: Wandern mit Pionieren – Achtsamkeit im Unternehmen Partner
07:30 - 08:30 Rechtsstaatlichkeit auf dem Prüfstand Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Biodiversität schützen und Klimawandel eindämmen Plenary