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Quo Vadis Eastern Partnership? A Retrospective Look into the Future

The conference will critically assess the achievements of the Eastern Partnership policy, the effectiveness of its existing toolbox, and whether it has brought about real change on the ground.

Speakers will also look ahead to the Brussels Eastern Partnership summit and beyond, and offer recommendations for calibrating the European Union’s policy to tackle better the emerging trends and challenges in the region.

Speakers

  • IK

    Iskra Kirova

    Speaker

    Iskra Kirova is a senior policy analyst at the Open Society European Policy Institute.

  • JP

    Jerzy Pomianowski

    Speaker

    Jerzy Pomianowski is the executive director of the European Endowment for Democracy.

  • NY

    Natalia Yerashevich

    Speaker

    Natalia Yerashevich is the director of secretariat of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.

  • ZS

    Zuzana Stuchlikova

    Speaker

    Zuzana Stuchlikova is the head of the Brussels Office of the EUROPEUM/Think Visegrad Platform.

  • LL

    Linas Linkevičius

    Speaker

    Linas Linkevičius is the minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

  • AD

    Alexander Duleba

    Speaker

    Alexander Duleba is the director of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association.

  • TO

    Timur Onica

    Speaker

    Timur Onica is civil society professional in the EU neighbourhood at the European Endowment for Democracy.

  • Věra Řiháčková

    Moderator

    Věra Řiháčková is advocacy and membership manager at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.

  • RH

    Rebecca Harms

    Speaker

    Rebecca Harms is a member of the European Parliament.

  • ML

    Miriam Lexmann

    Speaker

    Miriam Lexmann is the EU regional program director of the International Republican Institute.

  • BN

    Boris Navasardyan

    Speaker

    Boris Navasardyan is head of the Yerevan Press Club and member of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Steering Committee.

  • AB

    Adam Balcer

    Moderator

    Adam Balcer is a lecturer at the Centre for East European Studies at the University of Warsaw.

  • DS

    Dmytro Shulga

    Speaker

    Dmytro Shulga is the European program director of the International Renaissance Foundation.

  • VC

    Vano Chkhikvadze

    Speaker

    Vano Chkhikvadze is the EU integration field manager of the Open Society Georgia Foundation.

  • ZG

    Ziya Guliyev

    Speaker

    Ziya Guliyev is chair of the Center for Legal Initiatives at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Steering Committee.

  • KM

    Katarína Mathernová

    Speaker

    Katarína Mathernová is deputy director general in DG NEAR at the European Commission.

  • LM

    Lawrence Meredith

    Speaker

    Lawrence Meredith is director for Neighbourhood East in DG NEAR at the European Commission.

  • JC

    Ján Cingel

    Speaker

    Ján Cingel is the acting head of the European Neighbourhood Programme at the GLOBSEC Policy Institute.

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