Seminar 10th May 2004

seminarThe EU of Twenty-Five

Programme
Monday, May 10th
(Small Hall, University of Helsinki, 4th Floor, Fabianinkatu 33)

9.30 Opening

  • Prof. Markku Kivinen, Director, Aleksanteri Institute


New faces of Europe

9.45 Speech

  • Mr. Erkki Tuomioja, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland


10.00 Economic Effects of EU Enlargement

  • Panel discussion chaired by Managing Director Kari Jalas, The Central Chamber of Commerce

    Docent Kari Alho, Research Director, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

    Director Andras Inotai, Institute for World Economy, Budapest

    Prof. Alari Purju, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration,
    Tallinn Technical University


12.00 Break


14.00 Baltic Sea Co-operation and Northern Dimension

  • Panel discussion chaired by Prof. Markku Kivinen, Director, Aleksanteri Institute

    Director Esa Kokkonen, the Baltic Institute of Finland

    Doc. Dr. Algirdas Jakubcionis, Department of Modern History, Vilnius University

    Director Andres Kasekamp, Estonian Foreign Policy Institute


Tuesday, May 11th

8.30 Coffee


9.00 Europe’s Changing Security Environment

  • Panel discussion chaired by Dr. Teija Tiilikainen, Director,
    Network for European Studies University of Helsinki

    Senior Researcher Arkady Moshes, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

    Undersecretary of State Sven Jürgenson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Estonia

    Dr. Tuomas Forsberg, Professor in Western European Security Studies,
    George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies


11.00 Break


11.15 New Neighbours of the EU: Expectations and Prospects

  • Panel discussion chaired by Director General Antti Kuosmanen,
    Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

    Dr Duško Lopandic, The Institute of International Politics and Economics,
    Director of the EU Directorate in the Serbia and Montenegro Foreign Ministry

    Carmen Beatrice Pauna, Head of Regional Department, Romanian Academy of Sciences,
    Institute for Economic Forecasting

    Docent Tuomo Melasuo, Tampere Peace Research Institute, University of Tampere


13.15 Break


14.30 Future of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Panel discussion chaired by Docent Leo Granberg, Aleksanteri Institute

    Prof. Pawel Starosta, Department of Rural and Urban Sociology, Lodz University, Poland

    Doc. Dr. Arunas Poviliunas, Head of the Department of Sociology, Vilnius University

    Dean Tiiu Ohvril, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and SocSciences, Estonian Agricultural University


16.30 Closing of the seminar:

  • Dr. Teija Tiilikainen, Director, Network for European Studies University of Helsinki

Programme (PDF-document 23 KB)