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EU AND RUSSIA – Upcoming Challenges of Globalisation

STETE organised in co-operation with the Aleksanteri Instituute a seminar “EU and Russia – Upcoming Challenges of Globalisation”,  4 February, 2004. The idea of the seminar was to discuss possibilities for co-operation for instance in the field of economic and environmental issues as well as human security. Some of the speeches and discussion can be found in http://www.northerndimension.net (Selected documents -> Speeches)

EU and Russia – Upcoming Challenges of Globalisation
4 February, 2004, 8.30-16.00
Parliament House, Auditorium (Entrance from the left hand side)

8.30 – 10.00

Chair
MP, Chair of STETE Sinikka Hurskainen

Speakers

GLOBAL THREATS CALL FOR JOINT EFFORTS
Professor, Director Raimo Väyrynen, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

RUSSIAN EXPECTATIONS OF GLOBALISATION
Political Projects Director Andrey Fedorov, Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Moscow

OPENING REMARKS – THE NORTHERN DIMENSION
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break

10.30 – 11.30 CASE 1: ECONOMIC POSSIBILITIES

Chair
MP, Vice Chair of STETE Mari Kiviniemi

SpeakersExecutive Vice President Matti Vuoria, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Senior Vice President Veli-Jussi Potka, Stora Enso

11.30 – 12.15 CASE 2: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Chair
Manager Timo Hellenberg, Aleksanteri Institute/ EU Affairs

Speaker
Minister for Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja

Discussion with audience

12.15 – 13.45 Lunch break at restaurant “TAIDEHALLIN KLUBI”, Ainonkatu 3

13.45 – 14.45 CASE 3: MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND HUMAN SECURITY

Chair
Manager Timo Hellenberg, Aleksanteri Institute/ EU Affairs

Speakers

Special Adviser Olavi Elo, UNAIDS
Chair Ilkka Herlin, Center Party’s Russia Group
Head of Unit Alexey Klimov, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

14.45 – 16 CLOSING PANEL

Chair
Director Markku Kivinen, Aleksanteri Institute

Panelists
MP Henrik Lax
MP Kimmo Sasi
MP, Vice Chair of STETE Anni Sinnemäki
Counsellor Leonid Anisimov, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Helsinki Student Elena Gorschkow, Finnish Youth Co-operation Allianssi

CONCLUSIONS / SUMMARY OF THE SEMINAR
by Director Markku Kivinen, Aleksanteri Institute

The seminar is sponsored by Stora Enso.