STETE and Aleksanteri Institute organised together at the Parliament House a seminar "EU enlargement with Belarus - common goal or growing concern" discussing the future integration of Belarus to the European co-operation networks. After the seminar there was a launching of the Northern Dimension Advisory Network -internet portal (www.northerndimension.net). Please find some presentations available via the title link above.
See also the report of the seminar in English.
EU Enlargement with Belarus - common goal or growing concern?
- and launching of the website www.northerndimension.net
11 June 2003, at 9 - 13
Parliament house, Auditorium
9 - 9.30 Welcoming coffee
Secretary General Laura Päiviö, STETE
Opening words – European stability unstable?
Counsellor Mr. Frank de Hoop Scheffer, Representing Netherlands Chairmanship in the OSCE
Belarus and statistics in international comparison
MP Urban Ahlin, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Chairman of the Foreign Committee of the Swedish Parliament
Integration or isolation? Analysis of the Belarusian international politics
Senior Researcher Dr. Heinz Timmermann, German Federal Institute for Russian, East European and International Studies
Comments by Senior Researcher Dr. Arkady Moshes, Finnish Institute of International Affairs (UPI)
A Polish view for future development
Former Ambassador to Minsk Mariusz Maszkiewicz, MFA of Poland
Personal political story: from Belarus to Finland
Student Alina Belskaya, University of Helsinki
Special Adviser to the Prime Minister Timo Hellenberg, Prime Minister's Office
The new neighbour(s) from the Northern Dimension´s view point
Director Esa Stenberg, Pan-European Institute
Launching and presentation of the Northern Dimension Advisory Network -internet portal
by Aleksanteri Institute, Baltic Institute, Pan European Institute, North Carelian Polytechnic and Arctic Center and various foreign partners
Director Esa Kokkonen, Baltic Institute of Finland
The seminar is organised by STETE and Aleksanteri Institute