Friday, February 6, 2009
|4.00 p.m.||Introductory Statement by the Conference Chairman|
|4.05 – 7.30 p.m.|| |
Opening Plenary "Nonproliferation, Arms Control and the Future of Nuclear Weapons: Is Zero Possible?"
Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Berlin
|8.15 p.m.|| |
Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, Chairman of the EU Council, PraguePresident Dr. Fatmir Sejdiu, Pristina
|after dinner|| |
A Conversation with the President of the World Bank, Mr. Robert ZoellickModerator: Foreign Minister Dr. Alexander Stubb, Helsinki
Saturday, February 7, 2009
|8.30 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.|| |
Main Plenary Session "NATO, Russia, Oil, Gas and the Middle East:
The Future of European Security"
Introductory Statements (followed by discussion)
Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Alexandr Vondra, Prague
|10.20 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.|| |
The Future of European Security (followed by discussion)
Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, Berlin
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Washington D.C.
|1.00 p.m. – 2.30 p.m.|| |
2.45 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Continuation of the Main Plenary Session "NATO, Russia, Oil, Gas and the Middle East: The Future of European Security"
Moderator: Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Dora Bakoyannis, Athens
|5.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.|| |
Parallel Panel Discussions
Managing Instability: Global Challenges and the Crisis of Global Governance
|Moderator: Strobe Talbott, Washington D.C.|
Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos Cuyaubé, Madrid
Defence Minister Yasukazu Hamada, Tokyo
Kenneth Roth, New York
Prof. Joseph S. Jr. Nye, Boston
Prof. Kishore Mahbubani, Singapore
Federal Minister Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, Berlin
Managing Instability: The Transcaucasian Region and the Western Balkans
Moderator: Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Stockholm
|8.00 p.m.|| |
Official Dinner hosted by the Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Dr. Horst Seehofer
Sunday, February 8, 2009
|9.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.|| |
Concluding Plenary Session "The Future of the Alliance and the Mission in Afghanistan"
Statements and Discussion
|10.45 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.||Panel Discussion|
Moderator: Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski, Warsaw
|12.45 p.m.||Closing Statement by the Conference Chairman|
|1.00 p.m.||Farewell Lunch|