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Updated: 11/03/2011 6th Summer University for Democracy « ETHICS AND POLITICS » 27 – 29 June 2011, Palais de l’Europe

DRAFT PROGRAMME Sunday 26 June 2011

19.00

Arrival of participants Opening reception offered by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Jardin des Deux Rives

Monday 27 June 2011

Opening session 09.00-12.00 th

09.00

Opening of the 6 Summer University for Democracy by Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Welcome by Mr Roland Ries, Senator Mayor of Strasbourg Mr Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Mr Philippe Richert, French Minister for Local authorities Mr Konstantin Grishchenko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (to be confirmed)

11.00

Statement by Mr Joschka Fischer, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Chairman of the Group of eminent persons of the Council of Europe (to be confirmed)

12.15 12.30

Group photo in front of the Palais de l’Europe Lunch at the European Parliament

14.00

Opening lecture by Lord Chris Patten, Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Introductory conferences 15.30-17.30 Conference A: Ethics in politics and administration in the context of democratic transitions Chair: Mr Bernard Boucault, Director of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Paris Speakers: Mr Peter Ackerman, Founding Chair of the International Center on Non-violent Conflict, Washington D.C. Mr Christian Lequesne, Director, Center for International Studies and Research, Paris Mr/Ms …., Tunisia


Conference B: Business and politics: towards ethic’s regression? Chair: Mr Jean Weber, President of the Pôle Européen d’Administration Publique (to be confirmed) Speakers: Mr Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliament Mr Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Group Mr/Ms…, Expert from Japan Conference C: Media, ethics and power Chair: Mr Markku Laukkanen, Chairperson of the Sub-Committee on the Media, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Helsinki (to be confirmed) Speakers: Ms Sylvie Kauffmann, Editor in chief, “Le Monde” Mr Alexander Smolar, President of the Stefan Batory Foundation, Poland (to be confirmed) Evening – Free Tuesday 28 June 2011

Thematic Round Tables 09.30-12.00 Round Table A1: Introducing ethics and restoring citizens’ confidence in the electoral process Chair: Mr Wendelin Ettmayer, Ambassador, Author on International Affairs, Vienna Speakers: Mr Jean-Claude Mignon, Head of the French delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (to be confirmed) Mr Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission, Council of Europe (to be confirmed) Round Table A2: Promoting ethics for a new political culture Chair: Mr Christian Saves, political scientists, senior civil servant, Toulouse Speakers: Mr Pedro Agramunt, Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Madrid (to be confirmed) Round Table B1: Business: ethics and politics challenged by conflicts of interest Chair: Speakers: Mr/Ms…, Expert from Japan Mr Alejo José G. Sison, President of the European Business Ethics Network, Spain Round Table B2: Business ethics and corruption Chair: Speakers: Mr Drago Kos, Chairman of Group of States against Corruption – GRECO, Council of Europe Mr Miklos Marschall, Regional Director Europe and Central Asia, Transparency International, Brussels (to be confirmed) Round Table C1: Power of media or media of power? Chair: Mr Quentin Dickinson, journaliste et Directeur des Affaires Européennes de Radio France, Brussels (to be confirmed)


Speakers: Mr Markku Laukkanen, Chairperson of the Sub-Committee on the Media, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Helsinki (to be confirmed) Mr Adis Arapovic, Project manager and advocacy consultant, Centre for Civic Initiatives, Sarajevo Round Table C2: Internet, new media and democracy Chair: Ms Divina Frau-Meigs, Professor of media sociology, Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris Speakers: Ms Rebecca MacKinnon, Co-founder of the citizen media network “Global Voices Online”, assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Centre (to be confirmed) 12.00 – 14.00

Lunch at the European Parliament

Visit to the Court and Regional/ bilateral meetings 14.00 – 15.30 16.00 – 17.30

ECHR for 4 Schools + Regional/bilateral meetings for 4 Schools ECHR for 4 Schools + Regional/bilateral meetings for 4 Schools

Evening – Reception offered by the city of Strasbourg, Pavillon Joséphine – Orangerie Wednesday 29 June 2011

Professional Round Tables 09.30-12.00 State secrets and freedom of the press (media representatives) Chair: Mr Jack Hanning, Secretary General of the European Association of the Schools of Political Studies Speaker: Mr Patrick Busquet, Director of Futuring Press, Paris (to be confirmed) Mr Mikhail Fedotov, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights , Adviser to the President (to be confirmed) Ms Rebecca MacKinnon, Co-founder of the citizen media network “Global Voices Online”, assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Centre (to be confirmed) People Power : civil resistance and democratization (civil society representatives) Chair: Mr/Ms…, International Center on Non-violent Conflict, Washington D.C. Speaker: Mr Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliament Mr/Ms…, International Center on Non-violent Conflict, Washington D.C. Local authorities and transfrontier co-operation (local authorities) Chair: Mr Joachim Beck, Director of the Euro-Institut, Kehl (to be confirmed) Speaker: Ms Neža Vodušek, expert on local democracy, Ljubljana Does the separation of power still work? (national authorities) Chair: Ms Sonja Licht, Director of the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence Speaker: Mr Andreas Gross, Member of the Swiss delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Chair of the Socialist Group


Mr/Ms…, Member of the European Parliament Ethics and societal responsibility of business (business representatives) Chair: Mr Frank Prochaska, Professor, Colorado Technical University (to be confirmed) Speaker: Mr Mikhail Minakov, Foundation for Quality Politics, Kyiv (to be confirmed) 12.00 – 14.00

Lunch at the European Parliament

Visit to the Court and Regional/ bilateral meetings 14.00 – 15.30 16.00 – 17.30

ECHR for 4 Schools + Regional/bilateral meetings for 4 Schools ECHR for 4 Schools + Regional/bilateral meetings for 4 Schools

Joint session “Ethic, transparency and politics” – 19.00 Closing evening of the Summer University and inauguration of the International Colloquy Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg Ms Catherine Lalumière, President of the European Association of the Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe Award of diplomas to the participants Presentation of the Final Declaration Evening – Reception, Palais des Congrès (to be confirmed)


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