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The Future of European Integration

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
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.

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.

Niccolo MILANESE

Co-President, European Alternatives, London

2005-2007 Senior Editor, The Liberal Magazine, UK
since 2007 Founder and Co-President of European Alternatives
2007-2009 MPhil Etudes Politiques, EHESS Paris, France
since 2011 Lead Trainer, YAANI - Young Arab Analysts Network International Network of Policy Analysts, British Council Morocco
since 2012 Elected Board Member, Cultural Innovators Network

Doris PACK

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

 Lehrerin an Grund- und Hauptschule
1983-85 Rektorin im saarländischen Kultusministerium
1969-76 Gemeinde- u. Stadträtin in Bübingen und Saarbrücken
1974-83 und
1985-89 Bundestagsabgeordnete (CDU/CSU)
1981-83 und
1985-89 Mitglied der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates und der WEU
 Ehrenmitglied der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates
 Funktionen im Europäischen Parlament:
seit 1989 Europaabgeordnete (EVP/ED-Fraktion)
  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

1998-2001 State Secretary with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Bucharest
2001-2003 Director General - Regional Envoy of the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe
2001-2003 Deputy Coordinator for the South-East European Cooperation Initiative (SECI), Vienna
2004-2007 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania
since 2007 University Professor, Romanian History, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest
2007-2012 Director, Foreign Intelligence Service of Romania
2012 Prime Minister of Romania

B.Sc. Ph.D Howard WILLIAMSON

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

1964-1968 Parlamentssekretär im Österreichischen Nationalrat
1966-1969 Vorsitzender des Österreichischen Bundesjugendringes
1972-1976 Generalsekretär des Österreichischen Wirtschaftsbundes
1975-1976 Generalsekretär der Österreichischen Volkspartei
1976-1978 Stadtrat in Wien
1976-1989 Landesparteiobmann der Wiener Volkspartei
1978-1987 Landeshauptmann-Stellvertreter und Vizebürgermeister von Wien
1989-1994 Bundesminister für Wissenschaft und Forschung
1994-1995 Bundesminister für Unterricht und kulturelle Angelegenheiten
1991-1995 Vizekanzler der Republik Österreich und Bundesparteiobmann der Österreichischen Volkspartei
2000-2001 Regierungsbeauftragter der österreichischen Bundesregierung für EU-Erweiterungsfragen
2002-2008 Sonderkoordinator des Stabilitätspaktes für Südosteuropa
2004-2005 Vizepräsident des Vienna Economic Forums (VEF)
2008-2009 Berater des Außenministers der Tschechischen Regierung in Fragen des westlichen Balkans während der EU-Präsidentschaft 1. Hälfte 2009
2000-2012 Präsident des Europäischen Forums Alpbach
2005-2014 Vorsitzender der ERSTE Stiftung
 
 Aktuelle Funktionen:
seit 1995 Vorsitzender des Instituts für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa (IDM)
seit 1996 Koordinator der Southeast European Cooperative Initiative (SECI)
seit 2005 Präsident des Vienna Economic Forums (VEF)
seit 2008 Vorsitzender des Universitätsrates, Medizinische Universität Wien
seit 2008 Jean Monnet Chair ad personam
seit 2009 Präsident des Herbert-Batliner-Europainstituts
seit 2010 Präsident des EU-Russia Centre

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