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The Future of Europe: Views from Outside

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 11th-12th November 2002

International Conference
organised by
the Instituto de Estudos Estrategicos e Internacionais
and co-sponsored
by the NATO Office of Information and Press

The XX Lisbon International Conference will focus on the major topics of the current "European debate: the parallel enlargement of the European Union and NATO, as well as the institutional reforms made necessary. The main focus will be to understand how these changes and the debate are perceived outside the European continent, namely by Europe's closest Mediterranean neighbours and in the Americas.

The Lisbon International Conference is sponsored by the Lisbon City Council, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and NATO's International Secretariat.

Tentative Programme
Monday, 11th November 2002
09:00 Opening Session
Jose Calvet de Magalhães, President, Institute for Strategic and International Studies, Lisbon
Pedro Santana Lopes, Mayor of Lisbon
Antonio Martins da Cruz, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lisbon
09:30 Enlargement of the European Union and the priorities of the Convention
Chair : Jose Luis da Cruz Vilaça, Member of the board, IEEI, Lisbon
Mário Telò, ULB
Vitor Martins, Member of the board, IEEI, Lisbon
Guilherme d'Oliveira Martins, MP, Lisbon
Carlos Costa Neves, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Lisbon
11:00 Coffee-Break
11:30 An enlarged NATO after the agreement with Russia
Chair: Carlos Caspar, Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon
Pierre Hassner, Paris
Jamie Shea, Nato, Brussels
Mart Laar, former Estonian Prime Minister

The future of Europe seen from outside
Chair: Nicola de Santis, Nato, Brussels
Fouad Ammor, GERM, Rabat
Mohamed Mustafa, ACPS, Amman
Boutros Boutros-Gali, former Secretary General of the United Nations, Cairo

16:00 Coffee-Break
16:30 European foreign, security and defence policy
Chair: Maria do Rosário de Moraes Vaz, IEEI, Lisbon
Ahmed Ghozali, former Algerian Prime Minister, Algiers
Joseph Nye, Harvard University
Gilberto Dupas, Institute for International Economic Studies, Sao Paulo
Rockwel Schnabel, Ambassador of the United States to the European Union, Brussels
Tuesday, 12th November 2002
09:30 The fight against terrorism: an assessment
Chair: Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Roula Khalaf, Financial Times, London
Ryad Malki, Panorama, Jerusalem
Edward Kaufman, Truman Institute, Jerusalem Hebrew University
Ian Lesser, RAND, Washington
11:00 Café
11:30 Perceptions of change: public opinion and the press
Chair: Fifi Benaboud, Centre Norte-Sul, Lisbon
Panel of American, North African and candidate countries journalist
14:30 Identity and the future of open societies
Chairman: Teresa de Sousa, Público, Lisbon
Abdallah Saaf, Minister for Education, Rabat
Celso Lafer, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Brasilia
Adam Michnick, Gazeta, Warsaw Russian specialist
l6:30 Coffee-break
17:00 Closing Session
Conclusions: Álvaro de Vasconcelos, IEEI, Lisboa
José Manuel Durão Barroso, Prime Minister, Lisbon

Working "Languages: Portuguese, French and English.
Simultaneous translation to English.