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The Future of European Integration

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German and English language
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Prishtina
Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Co-President, European Alternatives, London
Member of the Bureau, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), European Parliament, Brussels
Former Prime Minister of Romania, Bucharest
Professor of European Youth Policy, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales, Pontypridd
Vorsitzender, IDM - Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa, Wien Chair

Dr. Enver HOXHAJ

Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Prishtina

 Enver Hoxhaj studied at the Vienna University from 1994 to 2000, where he received his PhD in History, while also serving as Fellow at Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights. Since then he was as Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna. From 2003 to 2004 he has been visiting Research Fellow of the London School of Economics, Centre for Study of the Global Governance. His publications on Southeast European subjects include studies and papers on history and politics of ethnic conflicts, nationalism, human rights violations, international intervention and governance, which have been published in different western journals and books.
 Currently Enver Hoxhaj is the Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosova and a Member of the Assembly of Kosova.

Array Ivan KRASTEV

Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

 Ivan Krastev is the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group and is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. In 2018-2019 Ivan is appointed as the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress. His latest books in English are 'After Europe' (UPenn Press, May 2017) 'Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest' (UPenn Press, May 2014); 'In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?' (TED Books, 2013). He is a co-author with Stephen Holmes of a forthcoming book 'The Light that Failed' (with Penguin) on perils of the politics of imitation.

Array Niccolo MILANESE

Co-President, European Alternatives, London

MA Philosophy St John's College, Cambridge UK Senior Editor, The Liberal Magazine, UK Founder and Co-President of European Alternatives MPhil Etudes Politiques, EHESS Paris, France Lead Trainer, YAANI - Young Arab Analysts Network International Network of Policy Analysts, British Council Morocco
since 2007
since 2011

Doris PACK

Member of the Bureau, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), European Parliament, Brussels

Studium der Pädagogik-85 Rektorin im saarländischen Kultusministerium-76 Gemeinde- u. Stadträtin in Bübingen und Saarbrücken-83 und-89 Bundestagsabgeordnete (CDU/CSU)-83 und-89 Mitglied der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates und der WEU
 Lehrerin an Grund- und Hauptschule
bis 1965
 Ehrenmitglied der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates
 Funktionen im Europäischen Parlament:
  Mitglied, Fraktionsvorstand der EVP im EP
  Stellvertretende Vorsitzende, CDU/CSU-Gruppe, EVP-Fraktion
  Vorsitzende, Ausschuss für Kultur, Jugend, Bildung, Medien und Sport
  Stellvertretendes Mitglied, Ausschuss für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Sicherheit und Verteidigung
  Mitglied, Südosteuropa-Delegation des Europäischen Parlaments

Dr. Mihai-Razvan UNGUREANU

Former Prime Minister of Romania, Bucharest

Assistant Professor, Reader and Maître de conférences in Modern Romanian History, Faculty of History, "Al.I. Cuza", University of Iasi State Secretary with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Bucharest Director General - Regional Envoy of the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe Deputy Coordinator for the South-East European Cooperation Initiative (SECI), Vienna Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania University Professor, Romanian History, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest Director, Foreign Intelligence Service of Romania
since 2007


Professor of European Youth Policy, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales, Pontypridd

 Dr Howard Williamson is Professor of European Youth Policy at the University of South Wales in the United Kingdom. Previously he worked at the Universities of Oxford, Cardiff and Copenhagen and has held visiting positions at universities and research institutes in Hong Kong, Malta, Croatia, China, France, Australia and Iran. He is a qualified youth worker and ran a youth centre for 25 years in parallel with his academic research. He has advised many levels of governance on youth policy issues, from the Welsh and UK governments, the European Commission, the Council of Europe and the United Nations. He co-ordinated the Council of Europe’s international reviews of national youth policy and wrote three volumes on ‘Supporting Young People in Europe’ drawing lessons from the 21 country reviews. He is a trustee of Grassroots - the Cardiff City Centre Youth Project, the European Forum Alpbach Foundation, and the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for Young People. Since 2002, he has been Organisational Secretary of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 34. In 2002, he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) and, in 2016, a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO).

Dr. Erhard BUSEK

Vorsitzender, IDM - Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa, Wien

Studium an der Universität Wien, Juridische Fakultät Parlamentssekretär im Österreichischen Nationalrat Vorsitzender des Österreichischen Bundesjugendringes Generalsekretär des Österreichischen Wirtschaftsbundes Generalsekretär der Österreichischen Volkspartei Stadtrat in Wien Landesparteiobmann der Wiener Volkspartei Landeshauptmann-Stellvertreter und Vizebürgermeister von Wien Bundesminister für Wissenschaft und Forschung Bundesminister für Unterricht und kulturelle Angelegenheiten Vizekanzler der Republik Österreich und Bundesparteiobmann der Österreichischen Volkspartei Regierungsbeauftragter der österreichischen Bundesregierung für EU-Erweiterungsfragen Sonderkoordinator des Stabilitätspaktes für Südosteuropa Vizepräsident des Vienna Economic Forums (VEF) Berater des Außenministers der Tschechischen Regierung in Fragen des westlichen Balkans während der EU-Präsidentschaft 1. Hälfte 2009 Präsident des Europäischen Forums Alpbach Vorsitzender der ERSTE Stiftung Vorsitzender des Instituts für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa (IDM) Koordinator der Southeast European Cooperative Initiative (SECI) Präsident des Vienna Economic Forums (VEF) Vorsitzender des Universitätsrates, Medizinische Universität Wien Jean Monnet Chair ad personam Präsident des Herbert-Batliner-Europainstituts
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