Bridging beyond divides, offering an alternative

Date

30 November 2018

Location

International Cultural Centre Rynek Główny 25, 31-008 Kraków

FOR A UNITED SOCIAL EUROPE

Bridging beyond divides, offering an alternative

 

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Working languages: EN – PL

12.00-13.00 Registration and light lunch
13.00-13.10 Opening with “TOGETHER” video presentation and introduction by the moderators: Agata SZCZĘŚNIAK, OKO Press and Krytyka Polityczna and Lukasz DANEL, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at the Economic University of Kraków

13.10-13.15 Welcome
Jerzy MUZYK, Vice-President of Kraków

13.15-13.40 Keynote speeches
in alphabetical order
Aleksander KWAŚNIEWSKI, former Polish President and Chair of the Progressive Committee commemorating 100 years of Poland’s independence
Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice President, European Commission

13.40-14.05 Political addresses and dialogue with
in alphabetical order
Zita GURMAI, MP, PES Women President and FEPS Vice-President
Bogusław LIBERADZKI, S&D Member & Vice-President of the EP
Tuulia PITKÄNEN, Secretary General of Young European Socialists
14.05-14.20 Introductory remarks
Tomáš PETŘÍČEK, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic

14.20-14.30 Introduction to the Panels
Andrzej SZEJNA, former Member of the European Parliament for the Lesser Poland Voivodeship & Swiętokrzyskie Voivodeships
14.30-15.55 PANEL 1 – BUILDING A VALUES-BASED COMMUNITY FOR THE NEW ERA

MODERATION: Ernst STETTER, Secretary General, FEPS

in alphabetical order
Boguslaw LIBERADZKI, S&D Member & Vice-President of the EP
Tadeusz IWIŃSKI, Professor, Member of FEPS Scientific Council
Matjaž NEMEC, Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee in Slovenian National Assembly and Vice-President of SD
Liisa OVIIR, Chairperson of the Political Parties Financing Surveillance Committee and Member of Harku Municipality Council
Pawel SĘKOWSKI, Chair of Kuźnica Association and Assistant Professor at History Department at the Jagiellonian University
Vilma VAITIEKŪNAITĖ, LSDP and Rainbow Rose Vice-President, Lithuania

Followed by Q&A
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15.55-16.05 Keynote speech
Marek BELKA, Professor and Former Prime Minister of Poland
16.05-17.30 PANEL 2 – PROGRESSIVE IDEAS TO CONNECT WITH CITIZENS AHEAD OF THE 2019 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS AND BEYOND

MODERATION: Ania SKRZYPEK, Senior Research Fellow, FEPS

in alphabetical order
Mija JAVORNIK, PES Women Executive Member and Secretary General of SD Women Organisation in Slovenia
Andre KROUWEL, Professor at Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, Member of FEPS Next Left Group
Marije LAFFEBER, PES Deputy Secretary General
Beata MOSKAL- SŁANIEWSKA, Mayor of Świdnica
Anna PACZEŚNIAK, Professor, University of Wrocław
Bartosz RYDLINSKI, Director of Ignacy Daszyński Center
Ryszard SMIALEK, Leader of SLD in Małopolska

Followed by Q&A

17.30-17.40 Presentation of the “TOGETHER” Ambassadors & adoption of the “TOGETHER” Statement by Maria João RODRIGUES

17.40-18.00 Closing remarks
Włodzimierz CZARZASTY, Chair of SLD
Maria João RODRIGUES, FEPS President and Vice-President of S&D Group, European Parliament

Family photo with European Anthem
18.00 Reception at the venue

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