International Conference:
“Serbia in Contemporary Geostrategical Surroundings”

 



On Monday September 21st, 2009
Institute of International Politics and Economics (IIPE)
in cooperation with
Hanns Seidel Foundation
and
Ministry of Defense, Sector for Defence Policy, Strategic Research Institute,
organised International conference

“Serbia in Contemporary Geostrategical Surroundings”

The conference took place at 09:00 AM at IIPE, conference hall, Makedonska 25/ 1st floor.




List of speakers:

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  •    Conference Opening

    • Duško Dimitrijević, Ph.D.
       Director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Belgrade


    • Milan Zarić, Lieutenant General
       Director of the Strategic Research Institute, Sector for Defence Policy  Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia


    • Nevenka Jeftić-Šarčević, Ph.D.
       Co-ordinator of the conference,
       Assistant Director Institute for international politics and economics IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia


    • Prof. Milan Jazbec, Ph.D.
       Director of the Strategic Research Institute, Sector for Defence Policy
       Policy Planning Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia
       Associate Professor of Diplomacy at the Faculty for Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

      Introductory Statement:
      “The Change of a Paradigm - Geo-Political, Security and Diplomatic Aspects”




  •    Panel 1
          Moderator: Dragan Đukanović, Ph.D.
          Serbia in Contemporary Geo-POLITICAL Surroundings


    • Slobodan Pešić, M.A.
       American Public University, USA
        “Global Interactions and the Future of Serbia”


    • Prof.Jelena Guskova, Ph.D.
       Akademik SANU
       Institut Slavjanovedenija Moskva, Russia
       “The Contemporary Geopolitical Position of Serbia
          Resulting from Activities of the External Factor within Globalisation
      ”


    • Prof.Mamoru Sadakata, Ph.D.
       University Nagoya, Japan
        “Comparative Neighbouring Foreign Policy”


    • Dragan Petrović, Ph.D.
       Senior Research Fellow, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Serbia and Contemporary Geopolitical Processes in Europe and the Balkans”


    • Mina Zirojević-Fatić, M.A.
      Sanja Jelisavac-Trošić, M.A.
       Associate Researchers, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Geopolitical Construction of Europe”


    • Zlatko Isaković, Ph.D.
       Professorial Fellow,
       Institute for European Studies, Belgrade, Serbia
        “Territory and Population as Elements of Political Power ”


    • Prof.Mario Plenković, Ph.D.
       Head of Department for Communication Sciences
       University of Zagreb, Croatia
       “Media Communication in Convergent Geo-strategic Surroundings”


    • Svetlana Đurđević-Lukić, M.A.
       Associate Researcher, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Obama's pledge for a change and geopolitical limitations”


    • Miloljub Sretenović, Colonel
       Chief of School of National Defense, Military Academy

    •  “The New Geopolitical Order of The Balkans”


    • Nevenka Jeftić-Šarčević, Ph.D.
       Research Fellow, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Serbia in Regional Geopolitics”


    • Vera Vukanić, Ph.D. et al.
       Professorial Fellow,
       Kotor, Montenegro
        “Interregional Management of the Sea Wealth - Valorisation of Serbian Economic and Cultural
          Interests inside the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative
      ”


    • Branko Pavlica, Ph.D.
       Professorial Fellow, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Border Lines of the Republic of Serbia - Border Issues with 'New' Neighbours”


    • Slobodan Janković, M.A.
       Associate Researcher, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Borders in the Balkans - Longevity in the Post-Modern Paradigm”


    • Prof. Laurent Hassid, Ph.D.
       France
       “The Border Issue between Slovenia and Croatia and the Future Integration of the Balkans to the European Union”


    • Miloš Šolaja, M.A.
       Director of the Centre for International Relations Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
        “International Community and Bosnia and Herzegovina in Relation to the Geopolitical Position of Serbia at the Beginning
         of the 21st Century
      ”


    • Aleksandar Jazić,
       Faculty of Political Science, Belgrade University, Serbia
       “Central European Identity of Serbia - Dilemma and Facts”


    • Blagoje Grahovac,
       Retired General, Advisor for Defence and Security to the Speaker of the Parliament of Montenegro
       “Geopolitics from Close up”



  •    Panel 2
          Moderator: Colonel Katarina Štrbac, Ph.D.
          Serbia in Contemporary Geo-SECURITY Surroundings

    • Mitar Kovač, Ph.D. , Brigadier General
       Chief of the Strategic Planning Department
       Sector for Defence Policy
       Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia
        “The Strategy of National Defence of the Republic of Serbia”


    • Branko Krga, Colonel General retired
       Deputy Director, Academy for Diplomacy and Security, Belgrade, Serbia
       “New Elements of the Geo-strategic Position of Serbia”


    • Darko Trifunovič, Ph.D.
       Assistant Professor, Faculty of Security Studies, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Security Aspects of Serbia's Geo-strategic Surroundings”


    • Božidar Forca, Ph.D. , Major General
       Chief of the Planning and Development Department of the
       General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces
        “Geosecurity Surroundings as factor of Doctrine of the Serbian Armed Forces”


    • Katarina Štrbac, Ph.D. , Colonel
       Chief of Division, Strategic Research Institute,  Sector for Defence Policy  Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia
       “Regional Security and its Impact on Serbia”


    • Snežana Ðokić, M.A.
       Journalist for the Periodical "Odbrana" ("Defence")
       “Communication in the Security System”


    • Stanislav Stojanovič, Ph.D.
       Department for Strategic Planning  Defence Policy Sector  Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia
       “The Contemporary Conception of Security and the Strategic Concept
          of Security of the Republic of Serbia
      ”


    • Dejan Gajić, M.A.
      Ivona Lađevac, M.A.
       Associate Researchers, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Tendencies in the Development of European Military/Defence Forces
         and the Impact on Serbia's Military Potential
      ”


    • Sava Stanković, LTC
       Head of the Department for Frontiers
       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
       “On the Borders of the Republic of Serbia - Security Aspect”


    • Slavoljub Ranđelović, Ph.D.
       Retired Colonel
        “Independent Kosovo - a Security Challenge, Risk and Threat for the Region, Europe
         and the World and its Role in the Positioning of Geopolitical Power
      ”


    • Dalibor Kekić, L.L.M.
      Dane Subašić, L.L.D.
       Police Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Serbia in the New Police Environment: Effects of Police Diplomacy”


    • David Veskov, M.A.
       political analyst, Macedonian Paneuropean Union
       “NATO and the Western Balkans countries”


    • Vera Arežina Đerić, Ph.D.
       Academy for Diplomacy and Security
        “Ecological Security and Changes in Ecologycal Surroundings”



  •    Panel 3
          Moderator: Edita Stojić-Karanović, Ph.D.
          Serbia in Contemporary Geo-ECONOMIC Surroundings

    • Prof. Davor Savin, Ph.D.
       University in Maribor, Slovenia
       “Serbia and New Directions of the European Economic Strategy”


    • Prof. Joachim Becker, Ph.D.
      Prof. Rudy Weissenbacher, Ph.D.
       Institute of International Economics and Development,
       Vienna University of Economics and Business
       “FDI and Structural Imbalances in CEE and SEE”


    • Prof.Pero Petrović, Ph.D.
       Research Professor, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “The Impact of Global Economic Crisis on the Economies of Serbia
          and its Neighbouring Countries
      ”


    • Edita Stojić-Karanović, Ph.D.
       Research Professor, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
        “Strategic Significance of the Danube and its Tributaries
          for the International Position of Serbia
      ”


    • Prof. Hasiba Hrustić, Ph.D.
       Research Professor, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
        “Serbian Geo-economic Chances for the Future”


    • Prof. Predrag Bjelić, Ph.D.
       Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia
       “Contemporary Influence of Trans-national Companies on International Trade”


    • Milan Simurdić,
       European Movement in Serbia, Forum for International Relations
       “Energy Geo-strategy - The Energy Market in Serbia and Interests of Serbia”


    • Dragan Đukanović, Ph.D.
       Research Fellow, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
      Žaklina Novičić, M.A.
       Associate Researcher, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Energy Strategy - The Energy Market in Europe and the World and Serbia's Interests”


    • Prof. Marina Dimitrijević,
       School of Law, University in Niš, Serbia
       “The Role of Taxes in Creation of Favourable Economic Conditions in Serbia”


    • Dobrica Vesić,
       Research Fellow, IIPE, Belgrade, Serbia
       “Elements of World Economic Crisis Management -  Reform of Financial Markets
          and Institutions
      ”


    • Lutz Kober,
       Head of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation Project in Serbia and Montenegro
       Closing speech




Review: Uroš Tomić: Serbien in seiner heutigen geostrategischen Umgebung, Protokoll

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Dragan Djukanovic,  Nevenka Jeftic,  Dusko Dimitrijevic,  Milan Zaric Dusko Dimitrijevic,  Milan Zaric
auditorium auditorium
Katarina Strbac,  Milan Jazbec,  Dragan Djukanovic
Mitar Kovac,  Miloljub Sretenovic,  Katarina Strbac
Mitar Kovac,  Miloljub Sretenovic,  Bozidar Forca
 


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