Neutrality and Non-Alignment: Still Relevant in the New Europe?


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Neutrality and Non-Alignment: Still Relevant in the New Europe?
Stage

Wednesday, 31 August
60 minutes
English
First come first serve

In the face of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, neutral or hitherto non-aligned European countries are confronted with the question whether these legal and strategic approaches are still relevant. This session will offer an opportunity to discuss ongoing and possible future developments and to compare policy responses in different countries.

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Carl Bildt

Co-Chair European Council on Foreign Relations
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Walter Thurnherr

Chancellor of Switzerland Swiss Confederation
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Moderator

Thomas Mayr-Harting

Chair of the International Advisory Board European Forum Alpbach
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Ursula Plassnik

Former Austrian Foreign Minister and Diplomat Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
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Thomas Byrne

Minister of State for European Affairs Irish Department of Foreign Affairs