Conference „European Values and the Integration of the Balkans“

„European Values and the Integration of the Balkans“
Sofia, Hilton Hotel, Musala 1 Hall
25th January 2018

Panel 1
09:30 – 10:00 Registration of the participants
10:00 - 10:20 Opening speech of Mr. Thorsten Geissler – Head of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Bulgaria
10:20 - 10:40  Assoc.Prof. Ph.D. Zdravko Popov, President of the Public Policy Institute – “The Balkans as a Border of Europe”
10:40 - 11:00 Ambassador Angel Angelov, Director of “South-East  Europe” Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria – “The European Future of the Balkans”
11:00 - 11:20 Parvan Simeonov, Alumni Club of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung – “Bulgaria and the Balkans at the Window of Opportunities”
11:20 - 11:40 Ambassador Lyubomir Kyutchukov, Director of the Economics and International Relations Institute – “EU Between the Fears of and the Concerns About the Western Balkans”
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee-break
Panel 2
12:00 - 13:00 Discussion on the presentations and on the topic of the conference