This high level international conference will be held in Yerevan, Armenia.
Supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, the International Relations Department of the City of Vienna, the Institute for Go-Governance Vienna, the City of Yerevan, Kapsch Austria and the Assembly of European Regions, ADC, the conference looks at the state of play of governance in the Black Sea Region.
A number of international experts will take part in the event.
The conference will be focused on the role of participation in implementing practices of good governance.
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Press conference in the conference hall Hotel Metropol with simultaneous translation includes presentation of new book edited by Prof Dr Melanie Sully, Director of the Institute for Go-Governance, Vienna on “Governance and Participation: the Black Sea”
- Prof Dr Melanie Sully, Director of the Institute for Go-Governance, Vienna
- Dr Jakub Forst-Battaglia, Minister Plenipotentiary, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Kiev
- Dr Oskar Wawra, Director, International Relations Department, City of Vienna
- Sergii Glebov, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Odessa Mechnikov University Ukraine
- Panel : Governance, Participation and Democracy: the Caucasus
- Dr Stepan Grigoryan, Chairman of the Board, Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC), “Experience of Armenia, civil society organisations, cooperation with the Government”
- Richard Giragosian, RSC Yerevan
- Levan Kakhishvili, Researcher Georgian Institute of Politics, “Measuring and Interpreting political participation in Georgia”
- Chair: Gevorg Melikian, Alliance for Democracy NGO
Panel: Governance best practices, lessons for the future
- Eduardo Balekjian, EU Project Manager and Entrepreneur, Brussels, “The importance of citizen engagement in governance”.
- Dr Josef Mantl, Deputy, Institute for Go-Governance Austria, “Digital Media and Participation”
- Alexandra Dancasiu, Assistant, Institute for Go-Governance Austria, “From Romania to Vienna”
- Dragutin Djekovic, City Manager Podgorica Montenegro
- Chair: Eva Polak, Senior Research Fellow, Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation, ACGRC Yerevan
Conclusion by Austrian representative
End of conference – 4.30pm