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EPP Group Conference 'The Dialogue on Modernisation with Belarusian Society - A functioning new instrument?'

09.04.2013 - 14:30
- 09.04.2013 - 18:00
Last Updated: 13.05.2013 - 12:48
Room A3E-2, Altiero Spinelli Building, European Parliament, Brussels
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Tuesday
14:30
Introductory statements
Speakers
Filip KACZMAREK, Member of the European Parliament (EP), Chairman of the EP Delegation for relations with Belarus
Gunnar Wiegand, Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, European External Action Service
14:45
Panel I: Impact assessment and critical analysis a year after the Dialogue's inception
chaired by
Speakers
Elmar BROK, Member of the European Parliament, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the EP
Interventions
Speakers
Jerzy Pomianowski, Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Aliaksandr Milinkevich, Leader of the Belarusian opposition Movement for Freedom, Sakharov Prize Winner
Jacek PROTASIEWICZ, Vice-President of the European Parliament
Antje Leenderste, Ambassador, Special Envoy for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Federal Foreign Office of Germany
Andrei Yahorau, Coordinator of the Dialogue on Modernisation's Working Group on Political Dialogue and Political Reforms, Director of the Centre for European Transformation
Gunnar Wiegand, Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, European External Action Service
Debate
in the presence of representatives of the opposition and civil society
16:15
Panel II: A future direction for the Dialogue - what needs to be done in the coming years?
chaired by
Speakers
José Ignacio SALAFRANCA SÁNCHEZ-NEYRA, Member of the European Parliament, EPP Group Coordinator in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the EP
Interventions
Speakers
Aliaksandr Autushka-Sikorski, Coordinator of the Dialogue on Modernisation 's Working Group on Economic, Social and Sector Policy Issues
Valiantsin Stefanovic, Vice-President of Viasna Human Rights Centre
Laima Liucija ANDRIKIENĖ, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the EP Delegation for relations with Belarus
Olga Stuzhinskaya, Director of the Office for a Democratic Belarus
Francisak Viacorka, Belarusian opposition leader
Anatol Liabedzka, Belarusian opposition leader
Alexei Yanukevich, Belarusian opposition leader
Debate
in the presence of representatives of the opposition and civil society

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