#SEFSkopje2021

25.09.2021 | Hotel Aleksandar Palace | Skopje | North Macedonia

Agenda 2021

09:00 - 09:30

Arrival and registration

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome & Introduction

  • René Schlee, Director of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Skopje Office
  • Jonas Andersson, Olof Palme International Center
  • Sasho Dodovski, Progres Institute for Social Democracy

09:45 - 11:30

The European Green Deal and the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans

Moderation by: Hana Sokolovic

Opening speech:

  • Zoran Zaev, President of SDUM & Prime Minister of North Macedonia
  • Albin Kurti, President of LVV & Prime Minister of Kosovo

Conversation with:

  • Adnan Dibrani, Member of Parliament, SAP Sweden 
  • Knut Fleckenstein, Special adviser on Western Balkans, PES 
  • Johanna Juselius, Special advisor on Climate Change and Environment, SDP Finland


A new path forward: Comments on Country Perspectives

  • Romina Kuko, Secretary for foreign affairs, SP Albania 
  • Ivan Vuković, Vice-president, DPS Montenegro
  • Ivan Vujović, Secretary General of SDP Montenegro
  • Rasko Konjevic, President, SDP Montenegro
  • Dragana Rakić, Vice-president of Democratic Party, Serbia
  • Irfan Čengić, Member of Parliament, SDP Bosnia & Herzegovina

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:15

Green economy as a driver for social innovation?

Moderation by: Sonja Schirmbeck, FES Croatia

Presentation of selected case studies:

  • László Andor, Secretary General of Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Sonja Stamenkova, Mayor of Makedonska Kamenica 
  • Ksenija Ostriz, Deputy Mayor of Koprivnica 
  • Denis Žiško, Centar za ekologiju i energiju / Aarhus centar Tuzla

13:15 - 14:45

Lunch

Exhibition of the Manual of Arguments for a Fair and Ecological Society

14:45 - 16:15

A look into the future: Climate action – socially – just!

Moderation by: Ralf Melzer, FES SOE

  • Jytte Guteland, MEP, S&D coordinator of ENVI, SAP Sweden 
  • Marko Mihailovski, President, SDYM 
  • Bruno Gonçalves, Secretary General, International Union of Socialist Youth 
  • Ana Pirtskhalava, Secretary General, Young European Socialists
  • Vladimir Gjorgjevski, RYCO

16:00 - 16:30

Concluding Remarks & The Way Forward

  • René Schlee, Director of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Skopje Office
  • Bojan Marichic, International Secretary of SDUM and Minister for Justice of North Macedonia
  • Pavle Bogoevski, Executive Director, Progres Institute of Social Democracy

18:00

Farewell Dinner

Speakers

Zoran Zaev​

President of SDUM and
PM of North Macedonia

Albin Kurti

President of LVV and
PM of Kosovo

Jytte Guteland

MEP, S&D coordinator of ENVI, SAP Sweden

Adnan Dibrani

Member of Parliament, SAP Sweden

Johanna Juselius

Special advisor on Climate Change and Environment, SDP Finland

Knut Fleckenstein

Special adviser on Western Balkans, PES

Nermin Nikshic

President, SDP Bosnia & Herzegovina 

Dragana Rakić

Vice-president of DP Serbia

Ivan Vujović

Secretary General of
SDP Montenegro

Irfan Čengić

MP, SDP Bosnia & Herzegovina

Romina Kuko

Secretary for foreign affairs, SP Albania

László Andor

Secretary General of Foundation for European Progressive Studies

Sonja Stamenkova

Mayor of Makedonska Kamenica

Ksenija Ostriz

Deputy Mayor of Koprivnica

Marko Mihailoski

President of Social-Democratic Youth of Macedonia

Vladimir Gjorgjevski

RYCO

Bruno Gonçalves

Secretary General of IUSY

Ana Pirtskhalava

Secretary General Young European Socialists

Denis Žiško

Centar za ekologiju i energiju / Aarhus centar Tuzla

Organizers