European Security Conference

The Association of Diplomacy in Practice in cooperation with Tihany Centre cordially invites you to the European Security Conference. During the conference we would like to discuss the challenges which Europe faces today.

Registration for the event is required.

To participate on the seminar you need to register through the following link:

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See the preliminary agenda of the conference below:

Thursday, 25th of February

12:30 Opening of the registration

13:00 Welcome Speech by Mr. György Odze, Director, Tihany Centre for Political Analysis,

13:30 The African Approach – contribution by Mr. Sándor Juhász, former Ambassador to Oslo and Nairobi

14:15 „Turkey – the Next 20 Years Talk” by Mr. Janos Hóvári, former Ambassador to Ankara, followed by discussion

15:00 Coffee break

15:15 Turkey at the Border of East and West – Changing Relations with the EU and NATO by Mr. Hakan Akbulut, Scientific Researcher at the Austrian Institute for International Politics (ÖIIP)

16:00 “Did the police services and the governments react „little and late” in the handling of the migrant crisis? Open discussion led by Mr. György Odze

Friday, 26th of February

12:00 Opening of the registration

12:30 European Political Map – with Special Attention to Russia by Mr. György Odze

13.00 The Latest Wave of Migration – by Mr. Gábor Szentiványi, former Deputy State Secretary and Ambassador to Great Britain, The Netherlands and Sweden

13:30 Coffee break

13:45 Discussion of the two topics

15:00 Closing of the Seminar