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Conference about the Ukraine Crisis Held by the Polish Embassy
October 22nd, 2014
News from Berlin - Several important hosts at the conference, that took place between the 16th and the 17th of October, were curious about the answer to the question posed. The question poorly translates from Polish to English as "What does the future hold for Ukraine?". The conference was organized by the Genshagen foundation and was speaking about the Ukraine crisis and its consequences for contemporary Europe.
Lots of important experts from field of international relations came to express their opinion about the crisis as political scientists, representatives of ministries of foreign affairs, and the most important European think tank representatives from countries such as Poland, France, and Germany. The topic discussed on this conference was about the EU security policy, future relations between EU and Russia, Eastern partnerships and consequences of the crisis on energetic policy of Europe.
The opening speech was held by Jerzy Marganski, Rita Süssmuth (member of management board of Genshagen Foundation) and French ambassador Philippe Etienne.
Among the conference hosts were experts such as Justin Vaisse, who works as a director of the Planning Policy Department of Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of France; Anne de Tinguy from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris; François Heisbourg of the International Institute for Strategic Studies; Andreas Schockenhoff as CDU/CSU expert for Eastern policy and foreign policy; Knut Fleckenstein a representative member of the European Parliament; David Cadier from the London School of Economics; Thomas Bagger as chief of planning commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland; Marcin Zaborowski from the Polish Institute of International Affairs and Pietr Jendroszczyk from the Polish newspaper, Rzeczpospolita.
The full program of the event:
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