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Today, Europe faces serious challenges in various spheres, from the economy and unemployment to growing nationalism in many European countries, lethargy and citizens’ skepticism towards politics, enlargement fatigue, to name but a few. As the next generation, European youth should be involved when these questions are brought up. Currently, the young often lack the capacities, skills and opportunities needed to create joint actions and make a bigger impact. Similarly, they lack opportunities for content-oriented and substantial interaction with decision makers. These factors seem to hinder the young generation from taking an active stand in developing and discussing our common future. The Summit will provide them with an opportunity to discuss the different facets of the challenges Europe is facing, not only amongst them but also with current decision makers from politics and civil society.

ORGANIZERS Forum Alpbach Network (FAN) consists of more than 30 member organizations from all over Europe. Many former participants of the European Forum Alpbach have founded independent alumni groups in their home countries. In this way, they continue to live the “spirit of Alpbach� throughout the year, represent the European Forum Alpbach and its values and actively contribute to the society in their home countries. The project is implemented by four member organizations of FAN: Initiative Group Alpbach Sarajevo (IGAS) Club Alpbach Belgrade (CAB) Club Alpbach Croatia (KAH) Initiative Group Alpbach Podgorica (IGAP) Mission and goals of FAN and the four main organizers of the European Youth Summit are promotion of the values and importance of education among the youth, as well as lifelong learning, encouragement of national, regional and international cooperation, promotion of European integration, peace and stability throughout scientific cooperation, democratic dialog, liberal discussions and civil society development.


Wednesday, June 4th by 17:00 Arrival of the participants, check-in 17:00 - 17:30 Opening Ceremony Venue: Hotel Europe Welcome speeches: Melisa PROLAZ, Initiative Group Alpbach in Sarajevo, President Milana SREDOJEVIĆ, Forum Alpbach Network, Speaker Muharem AVDISPAHIĆ, University of Sarajevo, Rector Franz FISCHLER, European Forum Alpbach, President Željko KOMŠIĆ, Croat Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (tbc) 17:30 - 18:30 Opening panel: Evolution, Revolution or Devolution -What Does Europe Need? Speakers:

Franz FISCHLER, European Forum Alpbach, President Željko KOMŠIĆ, Croat Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (tbc) Ján FIGEĽ, Vice President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic and former European Commissioner Valentin INZKO, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina Brigitte HEUEL-ROLF, GIZ Regional Office Western Balkans, Director Johannes EIGNER, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Republic of Serbia Moderation: Eckart D. Stratenschulte, European Academy Berlin, Director

19:00 Danube Salon Opening 19:00 Welcome note Boris ČAMERNIK, Secretary General, Danube Competence Center (DCC) Siegmund MÜLLER, GIZ Serbia, Country Director Panel discussion: “Flood Risk management - Challenge for the whole Danube region” How parliamentarian cooperation can foster a fast, efficient and joint strategy for improvements Speakers: Atanas KOSTADINOV, International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) President Osman TOPČAGIĆ, Head of Department for European Union, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Michael CRAMER, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance Goran SVILANOVIĆ, Regional Cooperation Council, Secretary General Michael THEURER, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Suljo MUSTAFIĆ, Parliament of Montenegro, Vice-President Moderation: Daniela SCHILY, GIZ Serbia, Project Leader 20:00 Reception & mini-fair of the Danube Strategy countries* Note: Panel discussion will be conducted in English. *Bearing in mind the current emergency situation caused by floods in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the event will be used as an opportunity to raise support and help flood victims.

Thursday, June 5th

Morning Sessions Afternoon Sessions Cultural Program

Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 Venue: Hotel Europe and Hotel Astra Garni 09:00 - 10:30 Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break 11:00 - 12:30 Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break Venue: Hotel Astra Garni & Hotel Astra Afternoon Sessions: Youth and Politics - Reclaiming our European Future Venue: University of Sarajevo How can we make politics interesting again? How can we ensure political participation of the young people? Is our European future lost, or blurred? Is it endangered by new economic and security challenges? How should the youth reclaim it and make it theirs? Through institutions or by protesting in the streets under our common European flag? “Is the EU a global player or only a regional one, and how can young people help transform it into the former?” All this and more will be discussed in the second day of our Summit, with the focus placed on young people and their energy, ambition, competence and impetus. Working within a new interactive format, Europe’s top young people will lock horns with the political, academic and societal “top brass” in fierce debates, producing, in the best Hegelian tradition, fruitful and tangible results. 14:30 - 16:00 Working Groups 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break 16:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion Speakers:

Damir MAŠIĆ, Minister of Education and Science of FBiH, (tbc) Peter FRIEDRICH, Minister for the Bundesrat, Europe and International Affairs, Baden Württemberg, Germany Lamija TANOVIĆ, Professor, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology; Human rights activist Caroline HORNSTEIN TOMIĆ, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Zagreb Ajša HADŽIBEGOVIĆ, NGO Civil Alliance, Program Director Caspar EINEM, European Forum Alpbach, Vice-president / Austrian Insti tute for International Affairs, President Katarina VUČKOVIĆ, PRONI Center for youth development, Executive Director Dušan RELJIĆ, Stiftung Wissenschaft Politik/ German Institute for Interna tional and Security Affairs, Head of office in Brussels Moderation: Eckart D. Stratenschulte, European Academy Berlin, Director

20:00 - 22:00 Cultural Program: My Europe, Short-film Festival Venue: Cinema Meeting Point, Hamdije Kreševljakovića 13


Friday, June 6th

Morning Sessions Afternoon Sessions

Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 Venue: Hotel Europe and Hotel Astra Garni

Cultural Program

09:00 - 10:30 Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break 11:00 - 12:30 Morning Sessions: Capacity Building Workshops 1-6 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break Venue: Hotel Astra Garni & Hotel Astra Afternoon Sessions: European Crisis - Can Money (Alone) Solve our Problems? Venue: University of Sarajevo Ah, the famous crisis. Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Spain, Ireland... Debts, defaults, aid packages, austerity everywhere. So are the discussions. Causes, analyses, histories. Was Friedmann right? Or was Keynes? Or can German economic “law and order” save the day? Or or or... A lot of theories, prognoses, speculations and finger-pointing. Very few constructive, comprehensive and clear suggestions and approaches on how to solve the damn thing. Well, not any more. The goal of our summit is to be practical, not (overly) theoretical, efficient, not bureaucratic, clear and edgy, not blurred and confusing. Our working groups consisting of young, energetic people striving to make a difference and renowned experts from the region as well as the wider European continent will answer the call to arms and will not be afraid to be innovative and creative. New scientific and technological innovations, new migrants to Europe from all parts of the world, new approaches to balancing needs and abilities, nature and logic of the market, invisible hand and the nanny-state. The challenge is tough, but so are we – after all, it’s our future we’re talking about. 14:30 - 16:00 Working Groups 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break 16:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion Speakers:

Erhard BUSEK, Institute for Danube Region and Central Europe, Chairman / European Forum Alpbach, Honorary President Sava DALBOKOV, Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG Graz – International Business, Member of the Management Board Saša RADULOVIĆ, Movement “Dosta je bilo” (It’s enough), President Adisa OMERBEGOVIĆ ARAPOVIĆ, Faculty of Economics at Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Dean

Fikret ČAUŠEVIĆ, Professor at School of Economics and Business in Sarajevo, Member of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Moderation: Eckart D. Stratenschulte, European Academy Berlin, Director 18:00 - 20:00 Dinner Venue: Hotel Astra Garni & Hotel Astra

20:00 - 22:00 Cultural Program: Olympics’ Night Panel Discussion How Do Major Sports and Cultural Events Influence Regional Integration? Speakers: Emina GANIĆ, Sarajevo Film Academy, Executive Director and Founder Amila RAMOVIĆ, Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art Sarajevo, Executive Director Samir AVDIĆ, European Youth Olympics Festival 2017, Director Maša BAJC, Visual artist and honorary lecturer at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, Zagreb Milan ĆULIĆ, Center for Tourism Research and Studies, President Venue: Dom Mladih Sarajevo, Terezije bb

Saturday, June 7th Morning Sessions: CapacityBuilding Workshops 1-6 Venue: Hotel Europe and Hotel Astra Garni 09:00 - 10:30 Morning Sessions: CapacityBuilding Workshops 1-6 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break 11:00 - 12:30 Morning Sessions: CapacityBuilding Workshops 1-6

Morning Sessions Afternoon Sessions Cultural Program

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break Venue: Hotel Astra Garni & Hotel Astra Afternoon Sessions: Western Balkans, Quo Vadis? Venue: University of Sarajevo The title of this session is by no means an accident at all – the Region has had its own fair share of Neros in the not-so-distant past. That is why it has been Europe’s migraine for so many months and years. From “Brotherhood and Unity” to the shiny yellow stars of the European Union, from intervention to integration, from ethnic to corruption cleansing – whatever you say about the Western Balkans, you can’t call it boring. Still, it’s the future that interests us – how to steer the good ol’ regional ship into safe havens at last. How can we eradicate corruption, foster cooperation, be united in diversity? How can we achieve government of the people, by the people, for the people in the places where it still doesn’t exist, or at best only partially? How can we better integrate the region within itself, and it with Europe? How can we help others in Europe who are now sadly experiencing the hardships we experienced in the 90s? Exactly one hundred years after European nations developed a sudden liking for international bloodbaths, the future looks brighter, but obstacles still lie ahead. At our summit, young people and decision makers will strive to help, pacify, unite, and integrate. Where there is discord, may we bring harmony – unless we do something about it, who will? 14:30 - 16:00 Working Groups 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break 16:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion Speakers:

Dritan ABAZOVIĆ, Member of the Parliament of Montenegro, Pozitivna Crna Gora Party Srećko LATAL, Independent Political Analyst, former Balkan analyst at International Crisis Group and expert for communications at The World Bank Ulrike LUNACEK, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance (tbc) Miodrag ŽIVANOVIĆ, Faculty of Philosophy, Banja Luka, Professor Doris PACK, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the European People’s Party Nenad ŠEBEK, Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe, Executive Director Vedran DŽIHIĆ, Austrian Institute for International Affairs, Senior researcher Moderation: Eckart D. Stratenschulte, European Academy Berlin, Director

18:00 - 18:15 Coffee break 18:15 - 19:30 Closing Panel: Re-thinking our Future - What Brings Us Together, What Divides Us? Speakers:

Goran MARKOVIĆ, University of Pale, Vice Dean for Scientific Research Carmen PODGOREAN, Ministry of Foreign Affaiers, EU Affairs Department, Director General Filip RADUNOVIĆ, ERSTE Stiftung, Project Manager Europe Maja RIMAC-BJELOBRK, Directorate for European Integration BiH, Assistant director Oleksandr OBORSKYI, Embassy of Ukraine in Sarajevo, Head of Delegation Moderation: Eckart D. Stratenschulte, European Academy Berlin, Director

19:30 - 20:00 Closing Speech Brigitte HEUEL-ROLF, GIZ Regional Office Western Balkans, Director Milana SREDOJEVIĆ, Forum Alpbach Network, Speaker #Next100

Sunday, June 8th 10:00 - 12:00 Wrap-up Session, Presentation of “The Sarajevo Declaration: We Shape our Future” Venue: Hotel Europe Speakers:

Eckart D. Stratenschulte and moderation team members

From 12:00 Farewell and departure of the participants The official program will be moderated by the European Youth Summit Moderation Team chaired by professor Eckart D. Stratenschulte (Director of the European Academy Berlin) and: Andrija ĐURANOVIĆ, Initiative Group Alpbach Podgorica Vladislav LILIĆ, Club Alpbach Belgrade Ivan MARIĆ, Club Alpbach Croatia Jelena TODIĆ, Club Alpbach Belgrade


PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC APPEARANCE SKILLS by Djordje Maričić Maverick Consulting, Serbia Venue: Hotel Europe

Active listening leads to asking the right questions.This seminar will help participants identify the key points of a message based on information gathered through active listening, and thereby help improve question articulation: participants will learn to formulate concise, on point, open and challenging questions, and will utilize skills gained through the workshop during their continued involvement in the afternoon panel discussions.

PUBLIC CAMPAIGNING by Nataša Beširević European Education Forum, Croatia Venue: Hotel Europe

This workshop aims to raise awareness of the participation of young people as citizens in the decision-making process by developing their argumentation and dialogue of tolerance. Participation in this highly interactive seminar will provide participants with practical skills of campaigning in a multilateral framework of exercises, discussions and teamwork. The seminar will offer an overview of different aspects of campaigning and their interrelation, explain the means of influence and impact, and provide an insight into different ways of developing campaigning strategies, positions and tactics. There will be an introduction to campaign management, the workshop will offer knowledge and skills in campaign planning, and will introduce tools and methods for the successful implementation of campaign strategies.


LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY (IN THE EU) by Bernd Kleinheyer Innovation Center, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia Venue: Hotel Europe

The objective of this seminar is to familiarize participants with the EU’s regulatory framework for lobbying and lobbying techniques. The lobbying landscape of Brussels will be assessed both critically and pragmatically, so that participants become aware of the opportunities and risks. Concepts, cases and examples will be analyzed from a variety of perspectives (business, NGO, public body amongst others).

PROJECT PROPOSAL WRITING by Anthony Karzen European Education Forum, Croatia Venue: Hotel Europe

Active participation in this workshop will enhance the participants’ experience and interests in project proposal preparation and will provide understanding of the key Project cycle management principles and analytical tools through practical exercises and team tasks. During this seminar, participants will undergo stakeholder analysis, elaboration of problem and objective tree(s), elaboration of an Activity plan and of a Logical Framework Matrix.

FUNDRAISING by Bistra Kumbaroska and Antoaneta Ivanova Mladiinfo International, Macedonia Venue: Hotel Europe

From concepts and approaches in public funding, to tips and tricks in corporate fund raising, this workshop will take the participants on a journey from the initial intention to apply right the way through to writing a successful grant application. The participants will be able to work on practical examples, learn from best practices and try out short and intense fundraising techniques. The workshop will offer resourceful but a short-listed selection of appropriate funding opportunities, matching the needs of the group.

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP by Nikola Jovanović Erste School of Banking and Finance, internal University of Erste Group, Serbia Venue: Hotel Europe

At the Social Entrepreneurship workshop, participants will be able not only to learn about this concept that is slowly, but definitely, changing the whole business landscape of our little planet, but also to experience the idea-making process of creating a social enterprise. In addition, they will have an opportunity to discuss and analyze successful social entrepreneurship stories and find out why they are so successful and why others fail, as well as to discuss the current legal framework, how social entrepreneurs are treated by the system and what should be changed.


Danube Salon in Sarajevo Reception and mini-tourism fair of the EU Danube Strategy Countries 4th of June at 19.00h The Danube Salon is a unique event established in 2012 and has been held annually since. It is a specialized small-size embassy (tourism) fair that is attractive for exhibitors from the Danube region countries. The event values are based on inspiring and empowering tourism and culture of the countries on and along Danube. The Danube Salon in Sarajevo will welcome countries with diplomatic missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Danube region which it is organized with the support of the Danube Competence Center. Through panel discussions based on the objectives of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region, the organizers will welcome parliamentarians from the Danube Parliamentarian Network. Venue: Hotel Europe Built in 1882, at the crossroads of the Oriental and modern style, Hotel Europe is imbued with the best attributes of both worlds. Positioned in the heart of the Sarajevo city, just a few steps away from the tourist Old Town core, this Austro-Hungarian building with its external splendour alone will have you captivated. *Bearing in mind the current emergency situation caused by floods in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, event will be used as an opportunity to raise support and help for flood victims. Address: Vladislava Skarića 5, 71000 Sarajevo

My Europe Short Film Festival 5th of June at 20.00h Europe is being regarded from many different points of view. The term “European” is widely used. But what does it mean? Many people have images, thoughts, ideals, critics and opinions on what it represents. In order to clear and shape this concept, Citizens of Europe established “My Europe Film Festival”. This contest shows films every year at several places across the continent in order to promote discussion about different visions of “Europe”. The festival addresses citizens, artists and filmmakers.Citizens of Europe is a politically independent, non-governmental and non-profit oriented network of people from diverse backgrounds that initiates and cooperates in a wide range of projects, with the aim of contributing to an active civil society in Europe. Venue: Cinema Meeting Point Meeting Point is a cult cinema in Sarajevo. It is the host of Sarajevo Film Festival that is held every year during summer months in Sarajevo and represents one of the greatest movie events on the Balkans and wider. Address: Hamdije Kreševljakovića 13, 71000 Sarajevo

Olympics Night 6th of June at 20.00h The year 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the Winter Olympic Games held in Sarajevo in 1984. In both political and sport terms, it was the biggest event in former Yugoslavia. Every inhabitant of the country still calls it the winter fairy tale; a time and place where the East and West block finally united and where even the pickpockets were returning stolen wallets. Within the region, an event that could rival the Olympic games has not been organized since. However, new festivals and ideas that were born, such as Exit, Sarajevo Film Festival, INmusic, Mixer, etc. are vigorously trying to rebuild the regional spirit. Thus, during the Olympics Night panel discussion we wonder – How Do Major Sports and Cultural Events Influence Regional Integration? And how essential is cooperation, not only between different organizations and events, but between countries?

Visit to Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art A group of enthusiasts, led by Enver Hadžiomerspahić, invited artists from all over the world to donate some of their works. This was to serve as a symbol of support for Sarajevo during the Siege, while also building up a collection for Sarajevo’s future museum of contemporary art. Today, this collection is considered to be one of the most valuable collections of modern art in Southeastern Europe and it is comprised of approximately 150 works of art. Venue: Dom mladih (engl. Youth House) The cult place where many of Sarajevo bands started their careers and where many famous former Yugoslavian bands played. It was opened with the premier of the film “Battle on Neretva” in November 1969 as a part of cultural and sport center “Skenderija”. Address: Skenderija, Terezije bb, 71000 Sarajevo



European Forum Alpbach The European Forum Alpbach is an interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture. Established in 1945, the annual European Forum Alpbach and further events throughout the year address the relevant socio-political questions of our time. The European Forum Alpbach connects international decision-makers from all sectors of society with an interested audience and committed young people. Every year, more than 4000 speakers and participants from all parts of the world, from science, economics, politics and culture, experienced experts and students, come to Alpbach. The European Forum Alpbach’s events and its network of scholarship holders create an interdisciplinary platform for effective socio-political dialogue.

University of Sarajevo The University of Sarajevo is the lead university in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the leading universities in the region. This is the first university in Bosnia and Herzegovina, originally established in the 16th century. Its oldest member institutions are the Gazi Husrev-BeyLibrary (1537), the National Museum of B&H(1888) and the Catholic Theology (1890). The modern university was re-established during 1940s and ever since has been the most prestigious higher education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Danube Competence Center The Danube Competence Center (DCC) is a regional network of more than 70 members (public, private and non-government organizations), involved in development of tourism along the Danube. DCC was founded in early 2010 and is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and members’ contributions.


cial participation and civil-society engagement; it aims to bring people together and disseminate knowledge of the recent history of a region that has been undergoing dramatic changes since 1989.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Uniqa Group

The wide range of services offered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH are based on a wealth of regional and technical expertise and on tried and tested management knowhow. We are a German federal enterprise and offer workable, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of our work is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperationand Development (BMZ). However, GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries and public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include governments of other countries, the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank.

The UNIQA Group is one of the leading insurance groups in its core markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The Group has approximately 40 com­panies in 19 countries and serves more than 9.3 million customers. With UNIQA and RaiffeisenVersicherung, the Group has the two strongest insurance brands in Austria and is well positioned in the CEE Markets. Proxim­ity to its customers is the cornerstone of its business. The focus is on their core business of providing people with security. They address their customers’ needs and devise solutions tailored to meet them. This is only possible through personal contact, face to face and on a local basis. This enables UNIQA to understand the customers’ situ­ations and to be in a position to help them.

Raiffeisen Bank International Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) is one of the leading banking groups in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe.It regards both Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 15 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks, additionally the Group comprises numerous other financial service providers. In total, around 58,000 employees service about 14.6 million customers through more than 3,000 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE.

Sparkasse bank Sparkasse Bank dd, with its head office in Sarajevo, has operated in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1999 and is a member of the Austrian Steiermärkische Sparkasse group. Sparkasse offers all kinds of conventional and modern banking including financial services of SLeasing and operates through a business network of 44 branches all over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bank’s objective is to continue developing according to the savings banks group standards into a modern retail-bank with a country-wide coverage, and be among the leading banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Erste Foundation In 2003, ERSTE Foundation evolved out of the Erste Oesterreichische Spar-Casse, the first Austrian savings bank. Currently, ERSTE Foundation is the main shareholder of Erste Group. The foundation invests part of its dividends in the development of societies in Austria and Central and South Eastern Europe. It supports so-


Venues: Hotel Europe, adr. Vladislava Skarića 5, / +387 33 58 04 00 Hotel Astra Garni, adr. Kundurdžiluk 2, / + 387 33 47 51 00 University of Sarajevo, adr. Obala kulina bana 7/II /+387 33 56 51 08 Dom Mladih Sarajevo, adr. Terezije bb, tel. +387 33 20 11 88 Meeting Point Cinema Sarajevo, adr. Hamdije Kreševljakovića 13, +387 33 66 81 86 Useful phone numbers:

Sarajevo International Airport / +387 33 28 91 00 Hospital, Emergency room / + 387 33 124 Police / +387 33 122 Taxi / +387 33 660 666, + 387 33 52 31 56

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