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17: Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: catching up or showing the way?

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Breakout / Democracy & Governance
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Are the current democratic developments in Central and Eastern Europe (not only in Poland, Serbia, Hungary but also in Macedonia and Russia) a necessary phase through which a young democracy has to pass to reach a “mature” and stable stage? Or do they represent something of a leap over several developmental stages, and thus indicating developments that the so-called “old” democracies may now have to face?

Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems
Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Intern-collaborator, South East European University - Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communications, Skopje
Senior Advisor, Management Board, ERSTE Stiftung, Vienna

Dr. Ulrike GUEROT

Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems

Politische Wissenschaften, Geschichte und Volkswirtschaft, Köln, Bonn und Paris Stipendiatin, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Stipendium, Institut d'Etudes de Sciences Politiques de Paris & Sorbonne Promotionsstudium, Universität Münster, über die Geschichte der Sozialistischen Partei Frankreich Director of Communication, Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, Paris Referentin von Jacques Delors, Notre Europe, Paris Assistant Professor European Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. Referentin für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände, BDA, Berlin Leiterin, Arbeitsstelle Europa, DGAP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Berlin Director Foreign Policy & Senior Transatlantic Fellow, GMF - German Marshall Fund Büroleiterin, ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin Senior Fellow, OSIFE - Open Society Initiative for Europe, German Operation, Berlin Gastforscherin, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) Gründerin und Direktorin, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance, Berlin
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Array Ivan KRASTEV

Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

Charman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia Executive Director, International Commission on the Balkans (chair: former Italian Prime Minister Giuliano Amato) Editor-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Edition of Foreign Policy Member, Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
since 1994
2004-2006
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Dr. Saso ORDANOSKI

Intern-collaborator, South East European University - Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communications, Skopje

Free-lance journalist Free-lance journalist Journalist, weekly magazine "Mlad borec" Deputy Editor-in-Chief, weekly magazine "Mlad borec" Founder & Assistant Editor-in-Chief at the weekly newsmagazine "Puls" Founder & CEO of the Macedonial Information Center (MIC) CEO & Editor-in-Chief of the Macedonian National Television (MKTV) Unit Manager (MK team) of "The Peacemaker", the first feature produced by Production Company Dreamworks SKG External Affairs, The World Bank Resident Mission, Skopje Co-founder, Forum Group; Editor-in-Chief, FORUM Magazine Co-founder, NGO Forum - Center for Strategic Research & Documentation; Editor-in-Chief; ist Review "Forum Analytics" Macedonian Project Editor, Institute for War & Peace Reporting, London Director for Media and Public Affairs at VEVE Group, Skopje Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
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M.Sc. Franz Karl PRÜLLER

Senior Advisor, Management Board, ERSTE Stiftung, Vienna

BA International Studies, Webster University, St Louis, MO Emergency Aid Coordinator, Caritas Austria, Vienna Secretary General, International Programmes and Project Department, Caritas Austria, Vienna Director, Social Development Programmes, ERSTE Foundation, Vienna M.Sc. Development Management, Open University, England Member of the Board, ERSTE Foundation, Vienna
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26.08.2017

12:00 - 16:00 Professional Programme “Our World’s Future” Partner
13:00 - 16:00 Professional Programme on Strategies of Influence Partner
13:00 - 16:00 Generational perspectives on security policy Partner

27.08.2017

07:00 - 10:00 Devil’s diplomacy Partner
07:00 - 10:00 Professional Programme on Strategies of Influence Partner
08:00 - 10:00 The 2016 US election behind the scenes Plenary
08:00 - 09:30 Fireside Talk with Ruth Dreifuss: women and power Partner
12:00 - 14:30 Opening: values and visions of a united Europe Plenary
15:00 - 16:30 Acknowledging reality: coming to grips with the international system Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 The USA, the EU and Russia: what changes does the new US administration bring? Plenary

28.08.2017

06:30 - 07:30 Breakfast Club 03: POLITICO morning briefing Plenary
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 04: Military cooperation as a means to overcome security challenges Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 07: The EU on trial: 60 years of conflict and cooperation in Europe Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 08: Geoengineering: governance implications, technical options and risks Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 06: Alternative facts, provocations and social division: how to deal with populism Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 05: How to reconcile interests in societies with declining social cohesion Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 02: From conflicts to collaborative governance: using open data and collective intelligence to achieve public-sector innovation Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 03: May I stay or should I go? The impact of climate change on migration Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 01: War and democracy in Ukraine: what is the future? Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 09: Genome editing: governing on the cusp of uncertainty Breakout
08:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session 11: Innovation in a contested environment: from the outside in and the inside out Breakout
10:30 - 12:00 Lunch reception Breakout
10:30 - 11:30 Fireside Talk with Talia Sasson Partner
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 18: Mission-oriented innovation policy in practice Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 13: New freedoms, old constraints? Challenges of integrating female refugees in Austria Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 12: Digital Security: Social Media Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 17: Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: catching up or showing the way? Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 15: Migration and the Arts: Europe’s next narrative Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 14: Science-based policy-making in times of post-truth? Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 20: The Arctic: new narratives for a disputed territory Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 19: An end to a costly war: alternatives to failed drug policies Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 16: The Dublin dilemma and the way out Breakout
12:00 - 14:30 Breakout Session 21: Democracy reloaded: what can we learn from bottom-up democratic innovations? Breakout
15:30 - 17:00 Security and liberty in the digital future Plenary
17:30 - 19:00 Green Innovation: urgent & important at once Plenary

29.08.2017

07:00 - 10:30 Transformative pathways to sustainability: from perception to changing behaviour Plenary