ECP Youth Network session
Presentation of prestudy on needs among youth in creative industries in Kosovo. Meeting between ECP YN core group members and local cultural NGO’s.
General Assembly ECP YN
ECP YN network session continues the full day; development and work on common projects and policy topics.
19.00: Welcome Reception at the National Gallery
20.30: Dinner at Swiss Diamond Hotel.
21.30: Senate meeting at Swiss Diamond Hotel
08.30: Registration and coffee/tea at Swiss Diamond hotel
09.30: Opening. Welcoming words by Mr Memli Krasniqi, Minister of Culture, Kosovo and Karl-Erik Norrman, Secretary General, ECP
10.00: Address by the Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, Kosovo (to be confirmed)
10.15: Key-note speech: Mr Petrit Selimi, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs: “How Culture makes Kosovo European” (Title to be confirmed)
10.45: Coffee/tea break
11.00 “The Role of Cultural Diplomacy and Nation Branding for a new Nation”, followed by plenary debate moderated by Ms Erna Hennicot Schoepges, former Minister of Culture, Luxemburg. Statement i. a. by Ms Mirela Kumbaro-Furxhi, Minister of Culture, Albania
13.00: Lunch Break
14.30: Plenary debate on “Populism and Extremism in Europe”, moderated by Jasenko Selimovic, Sweden. Interventions i.a. by Marie-Louise von Plessen , Germany and Nils Erik Forsgård, Finland.
16.15: Coffee/tea Break and walk to the National Library, where the following session will be held:
16.45 : “What Do Artists Know That Everyone Should Know? A discussion of creative process and knowledge transfer beyond art ”. Moderated by Bert Mulder, Netherlands. Introductory Speech by Timothy Emlyn-Jones, UK/Ireland. Contributions i. a. by Miha Pogacnik, Slovenia (“Why do we artists turn the Maslow pyramid of need on the head?”)
18.30: Reception and cultural program (to be confirmed)
09.00: “The Ukrainian crisis and its consequences for Europe”. Plenary debate in Swiss Diamond Hotel, moderated by Pär Stenbäck, Finland, and introduced by Kateryna Botanova, Ukraine.
10.45: Coffee/tea break
11.00: “The Role of Culture in Gender Equality. Plenary debate, moderated by Mary Miller, Scotland/Norway. Introductory speech by Blandine Pélissier, France. Contributions i.a. by Eliza Hoxha, Kosovo.
12.45: Call for Resolution texts
13.00: Lunch break
14.15: Report from ECP Youth network
14.45: Introduction of 14 new ECP members (3-5 Minutes each!)
15.45: City tour Prishtina
17.30: The ECP Host City 2015 presents itself!
18.30: Cultural Programme
09.00: Presentation of various ECP related projects.
09.30: General Debate and resolutions, moderated by Pär Stenbäck, Karl-Erik Norrman and Bert Mulder
12.00: Conclusion of the 13th session
Afternoon: Excursion to Prizren, Kosovo, for those staying on.