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Programme

European Union Presidency Seminar on Security Sector Reform (SSR) in the Western Balkans

Vienna Hilton Stadtpark
13 - 14 February 2006

 

Monday 13 February 2006

0900 Registration and Coffee

1130 Words of Welcome

Chair:
Wolfgang Wosolsobe, Defence Policy Director, Austrian Ministry of Defence
Günther Platter, Federal Minister of Defence, Austria
Judy Batt, Senior Research Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU-ISS)
Theodor Winkler, Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

 

1200 Keynote Addresses

  • Pedro Serrano, Director, DGE IX, Civilian Crisis Management, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union
  • Wolfgang Petritsch, Ambassador, former High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

1245 Lunch Break

1400 Panel I Conceptual Basis for EU Security Sector Reform Activities

Chair:
David Law, Senior Research Fellow, DCAF
Roland Zinzius, Deputy Head, Civil/Military Cell, EU Military Staff
Stefano Sannino, Principal Advisor, DG RELEX, European Commission Representative to the Political and Security Committee
Paul Eavis, Director, Saferworld

1515 Intermission

1530 Panel II SSR Perspectives from the Region – Security Concerns and Needs

Chair:
Joseph Marko, Professor, Karl-Franzens-University, Graz
Zeljko Grubesic, Advisor for Defence and Security Matters, Parliamentary Assembly, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bajram Ibraj, General Director, State Police, Albania
Pavle Jankovic, President, International and Security Affairs Centre (ISAC), Serbia and Montenegro
Nikola Prokopenko, Head, Courts and Public Prosecution Office, Ministry of Justice, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

1645 Coffee and Tea Break

1715 Panel III EU SSR Activities in the Western Balkans – Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives

Chair:
Willem van Eekelen, Senator, Dutch Parliament, former Secretary General of the WEU (tbc)
Torbjörn Sohlström, Personal Representative of the EU SG/HR in Kosovo
Martin Ney, Ambassador, Senior Deputy High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

1930 Departure for the Evening Programme hosted by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence from Hilton Hotel

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Tuesday 14 February 2006

0900 Panel IV Other Important Actors in the Field of SSR

Chair:
Thomas Hajnoczi, Director for Security Policy, Austrian MFA
Susan Pond, Head, Partnership for Peace and Cooperation Programmes, Political and Security Policy Division, NATO
Heinz Vetschera, Deputy Head of Mission, EUMM (Sarajevo); Former Deputy Director, Department for Security Co-operation, OSCE Mission to BiH
Tony Welch, Co-ordinator for the Kosovo Internal Security Sector Review, UNMIK
Kim Traavik, Ambassador, Special Advisor, Norwegian MFA
Pieter Verbeek, Director, Working Table III: Security, Stability Pact

1030 Coffee and Tea Break

1100 Parallel Working Groups

  • Working Group A: Conceptual Basis for EU SSR Activities – Enhancing Cross-pillar Co-ordination within the EU

Chair: David Law, Senior Research Fellow, DCAF
Inger Buxton, DG RELEX, European Commission
Christophe Deherre, Civil/Military Cell, EU Military Staff

  • Working Group B: Lessons Learned in the Western Balkans and Future Perspectives

Chair:
Torbjörn Sohlström, Personal Representative of the EU SG/HR in Kosovo
Istvan Gyarmati, Senior Political Advisor, DCAF
Predrag Jurekovic, Senior Analyst, Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management, Austrian National Defence Academy

  • Working Group C: Parliamentary Dimension of SSR

Chair:
Lojze Peterle, Member of the European Parliament, former Prime Minister, Slovenia
Willem van Eekelen, Senator, Dutch Parliament, former Secretary General of the WEU
Werner Fasslabend, Member of Parliament, former Minister of Defence, Austria

  • Working Group D: Contribution of the Military to SSR within the ESDP Framework

Chair:
Chris Goostrey, Security Sector Development Advisory Team, British MoD
Vicente Garcia Hueso, Operations and Planning Division, EU Military Staff
Rob Gabrielse, Head, Conflict Prevention and Crisis Response Operations, Netherlands MFA

1230Lunch Break

1400 Concluding Panel

Chair:
Theodor Winkler, Director, DCAF
Presentations of Working Group Results A, B, C & D by the Respective Chairs

Interventions:
Plamen Pantev, Director, Institute for Security and International Studies (ISIS), Bulgaria
Lucia Montanaro-Jankovski, Policy Analyst, Programme on Enlargement and Neighbourhood Europe, European Policy Centre
Judy Batt, Senior Research Fellow, EU-ISS

1500 Closing remarks

Johannes Kyrle, Secretary General, Austrian MFA

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Date: 16.02.2006