Представителството на Европейската комисия в България, София, ул. „Раковски” 124, 9 – 10 октомври 2013 г.

Атлантическият клуб в България, Института за културна дипломация – Берлин и Софийски форум за сигурност организират международна конференция с подкрепата на НАТО на тема „Жените и изграждането на мира. Какво правят и защо е от значение?“.

Събитието има за цел да обсъди предизвикателствата пред ролята на жените за изграждането на мира.Конференцията ще събере на едно място редица посланици, държавни служители, експерти и представители на неправителствени организации и на научните среди, които ще дискутират множеството различни аспекти по темата.

Събитието ще се проведе в периода 9 – 10 октомври в Представителството на Европейската комисия в България.

Program Agenda

9th October, 2013
09:30 – 10:00 Registration 
10:00 – 10:30 Opening Session  

Dr. Solomon Passy, President, The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria;
Yordan Bozhilov, Founder, Sofia Security Forum;
Lt. Col. Neviana Miteva, President, Bulgarian Armed Forces Women Association;

10:30 – 11:30 Role of Women in Security and Defense: Specific Human Potential in Capacity Building  

Moderator: Tzvetanka Rizova, Journalist, BTV;
Captain Yantsislav Yanakiev, Director of the Defence Advanced Research Institute at the „G. S. Rakovski“ National Defence Academy;
Mariya Gabriel, Member of the European Parliament;
Col. Mersida Mešetović, Expert Adviser for Analyses and Assessments of Defense Acvtivities, Policy and Plans Department, Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina;

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break 
11:45 – 12:45 United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325: What are the Challenges?  

Moderator: Grigori Nedyalkov, Director, Pulic Relations Directorate, Ministry of Defense;
Loredana Alemanno-Testa, Divisional Coordination Section, NATO Operations Division;
Kalina Panayotova, President, Centre for European and International Studies;
Lt. Col. Neviana Miteva, President, Bulgarian Armed Forces Women Association;
Prof. Dr. Irena Ilieva, Institute for the State and the Law by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences;
Mihail Grigorov, journalist, „Bulgarian Army“ newspaper;

12:45 – 13:30 Buffet Lunch 
13:30 – 14:30 Women in Afghanistan: Key to the successful end of ISAF?  

Moderator: H.E. Zdravko Popov, President, Institute for Public Politics;
Zornitsa Grekova, South and South-East Asia Department, Directorate „Asia, Australia and Oceania“, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
Yordan Bozhilov, Founder, Sofia Security Forum;
Vladislav Punchev, Head, International information department, „Standart“ newspaper;

14:30 – 15:45 Coffee break 
15:45 – 16:45 Responsibility to protect women in the conflict and post-conflict stages   

Moderator: Kiril Valchev, Journalist, Darik Radio;
Stoila Bongalova, Director of the Bulgarian Fund for Women;
Captain-Lieutenant Silviya Vassileva, Assistant Chief, Planning Office, Burgas Naval Base;
Assoc. ProfDrDaniela Koleva, Head, Master’s Program „History of Women and Gender“, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski“;
Chief Assist. DrKonstantin Pudin, Department „National and Regional Security“, Faculty of Economics of Infrastructure, University of National and World Economy;

10th October, 2013
11:00 – 13:00 Round Table: Women’s Participation and Leadership: From Theory to Practice

Moderator: DrSonia Hinkova, Lecturer, Department of Political Sciences, New Bulgarian University;
H.E. Guro Katharina Vikør, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Bulgaria;
Ph.D. Yordanka Nencheva, President, Association „To Preserve the Woman“;
ProfDrNedyalka Videva, Lecturer, Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski“;
Dr. Rositza Russeva, National and International Security, „G. S. Rakovski“ National Defence Academy

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch