Programme of the Seminar

02.1 The European Union and the Balkans/ 3-8 September 2002
In cooperation with the Bertelsmann Foundation. The seminar brought together a number of scholars and practitioners from various disciplines and backgrounds and explored the requirements and prospects for the integration of the Balkans into the EU, while analyzing the challenges and opportunities for building functional democracies in the area.

See the Programme of the first session of the Seminar.

02.2 Mediterranean Crossroads: Culture, Religion and Security / 8-12 September 2002
In cooperation with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission (EuroMeSCo). The seminar addressed a number of issues relating to the European Security and Defense policy and the impact on the Euro-Mediterranean policy. Sessions also addressed the various problems and the possible solutions and strategies in the Middle-East conflict.

See the Programme of the second session of the Seminar.

02.3 Energy Challenges in the Black Sea, the Caspian and Central Asia: Promoting Regional Cooperation / 11-16 September 2002
In cooperation with the International Center for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS).
Working sessions adressed a number of issues geared towards increased cooperation in the energy sector at a regional level.

See the Programme of the third session of the Seminar.