Events & Participation

3-5 December 2017
Elmau
DER-participation Munich Security Forum
19-21 November 2017
Salzburg
DER-Seminar on „Unaffordable Healthcare Systems“
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18 October 2017
Sochi
DER-participation Valdai Discussion Club
„Creative Destruction: Will a New World Order Emerge from the Current Conflicts?“
16-18 August 2017
Salzburg
DER-Advisory Board Meeting – analyzing
“Present state of the political and economic relations between the EU and Russia. Looking into the future: How could this relationship evolve if the preconditions for a fundamental improvement were met? How could the vision of a pan-European free trade area become a reality?”
“Economic situation and outlook in EU-countries and in Russia”
28 June 2017
Vienna
DER-lecture Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Moscow
“Actual Thoughts on Russian Foreign Policy”
2-4 April 2017
Lech
DER-Advisory Board Meeting - analyzing
„The economies of Russia and EU countries are performing slightly better than before. However, sustainable economic growth requires deep structural reforms”
„Will the relationship between Russia and the West improve under the new US - Administration? How will this impact on the EU-Russia relations?“
17-19 Feb 2017
Munich
DER-participation 53. Munich Security Conference
18 Jan 2017
Vienna
DER-lecture Prof. Dr. Yevgeny Gontmakher, Management Board Member, Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR), Moscow
„Russian Crisis: Causes and Perspectives"
27 Oct 2016
Minsk
DER-participation Minsk Dialogue, Conference on Pan-European Integration Processes
Statement by Martin Vukovich „The security of Wider Europe must be indivisible“
26 Oct 2016
Sochi
DER-participation Valdai Discussion Club
Special Session „Europe – our failed future ?“
Statement by Wolfgang Schüssel „Europe – what else ?“
22-24 Aug 2016
Salzburg
DER-Advisory Board Meeting – analyzing
„Economic growth through economic reform“
Perspectives of the EU-Russia relations“
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24 Jun 2016
Vienna
International Conference - "REFUGEES – MIGRATION – INTEGRATION"
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8 Apr 2016
Vienna
DER-participation at conference conceived by Lrd.Weidenfeld
Keynote by Wolfgang Schüssel „Putin’s Russia – its impact on Central Europe and the Balkans and on the Global Perspective
3-5 Apr 2016
Lech
DER-Advisory Board Meeting - analyzing
„Gradual improvement of EU-Russia relations through cooperation in specific areas where both sides have similar interests“
„The economic situation in the EU and Russia; opportunities for closer economic cooperation“
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12/14 Feb 2016
Munich
DER-participation 52. Munich Security Conference
16 Nov 2015
Vienna
DER-participation International Conference (AFC)
„What future for the relations between the European Union and the Russian Federation? Points of view from Southeast Europe“
– Keynote by Wolfgang Schüssel
10/11 Nov 2015
Moscow
DER-Advisory Board Meeting - analyzing
“The present crisis in the relations between Russia and the West (EU) as well as developments in and around Ukraine”
“The economic situation in the EU and Russia”
9/10 Nov 2015
Moscow
DER-Sberbank-EU-Russia Young Business Leaders’ Forum
“The Business Environment in Russia and in EU Countries, Problems and Possible Solutions”
“Management Education in Russia and in EU Countries. Is It Adequate to the Needs of Young Entrepreneurs?”
22/23 Oct 2015
Sochi
DER-participation Valdai Discussion Club
Session 5. „Correcting past mistakes: Which post-Cold War decisions have strengthened the peace and which have weakened it ?“
25/26 Sept 2015
Vienna
DER-AFF-Round Table
„Cultural Philanthropy“
11-13 Sept 2015
Jurmala
DER-participation Baltic Forum
Statement by Martin Vukovich „ A way out of the present crisis between the West (EU/USA) and Russia“
11 Sept 2015
Kyiv
DER-participation 12th YES Annual Meeting
Working lunch „Joint Challenges, separate values? Changing dividing lines in a volatile world“
4 Sept 2015
Como/Italy
DER-participation Ambrosetti Villa d’Este Forum
Working lunch „The Energy Challenge for Europe and the World“
17 June 2015
Vienna
DER-participation MSC-Core Group Meeting
Session „Energy Matters“
3 June 2015
Vienna
DER-lecture Fyodor LUKYANOV (Chairman of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and editor-in-chief of the magazine „Russia in Global Affairs”): „Views on Russia”
22-24 March 2015
Lech
DER-Advisory Board Meeting – analyzing
„Promoting peace, stability and economic recovery in Ukraine - a common task for the EU and Russia” -
„How to overcome economic stagnation and recession in the EU and Russia?”
27 February 2015
Brussels
DER-participation CEPS Ideas Lab 2015 - Prime Talks „The future of EU-Russia relations”
24 October 2014
Sochi
DER-participation Valdai Discussion Club
„New rules or no rules ?” - Statement by Wolfang Schüssel
8 October 2014
Vienna
DER-lecture Austrian Ambassador to the Ukraine, Wolf Dietrich Heim about the „Current view of Ukraine”
18-19 August 2014
Salzburg
DER-Advisory Board Meeting
„How to overcome the present conflict in the Ukraine and the related crisis in the EU-Russian relationship”
19-20 June 2014 DER-Journalists-Round-Table in co-operation with The Yeltsin Foundation:
„The role of the media in the present political situation and their possible contribution to restoring confidence in the EU-Russia relations”
10-11 April 2014
Lech
DER-Participation „Lech Energy Forum“
„Energy Policy in Europe. What’s next?“
22 Jan. 2014
Vienna
DER-Lecture Amb. Dr. Marcus CORNARO
Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Development and Co-operation - EuropeAid, European Commission
17 Dec. 2013
Moscow
DER is represented at a conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of the Russian Federation
Statement by Martin Vukovich
14-16 Oct. 2013
St. Petersburg
DER-Students’ Forum „Visions for a Wider Europe“
in co-operation with The Yeltsin Foundation and the Department of Political Science at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg
15-18 Sept. 2013
Valdai
DER-Participation „Valdai Discussion Club“
Russia’s Diversity for the Modern World
28/29 June 2013
Vienna
DER-Conference „Multiple Traditions, Multiple Transitions, Multiple Modernities“
23-24 Apr. 2013
Jekaterinburg
DER-Participation conference „20th anniversary on the Russian Constitution“
11-13 Apr. 2013
Lech
DER-Participation „Lech Energy Forum“
„Energy policy in Europe: the road ahead“
27 March 2013
Vienna
DER-Lecture Prof. Igor Ivanov (Former Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, President of the Russian International Affairs Council) „Russian International Affairs“
21 March 2013
Moscow
DER-participation conference „Russia - European Union: Potential for Partnership“
7-9 March 2013
Lech
DER-AB Meeting
analyzing
-Russia - Current development – G20-chair, WTO, OECD
-Status of global economy and finance – special focus on Europe“
27-29 Nov. 2012 DER-participation in the „Cultural Dialogue in International Security“
7 November 2012
Vienna
DER-Lecture Dr. Yevgeny Volk (The Yeltsin Foundation)
„President Boris Yeltsin and Russian Foreign Policy in 1990s and beyond: overcoming the legacy of the past“
3/4 November 2012
Helsinki
DER-Participation in the Trilateral Commission European Meeting – „Engaging with Russia“
5 Sept. 2012
Moscow
DER/IRT/INSOR Seminar
„Adaptation of the Russian economy to WTO processes and regulations“
„Key parameters of the New (Basic) Agreement factoring in Russia's WTO membership“
16/17 August 2012
Salzburg
Participation of DER in the Salzburg Trilogue 2012
“Tackling the Global Gordian Knot: Can economic growth be socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable?”
24-26 May 2012
Riga
Jurmala/Latvia
Participation of DER in the Baltic Forum
„Problems and challenges in Europe that require solutions in the near future“
14/15 May 2012
Strasbourg
DER Youth Forum „How do we see each other?“
70 students aged 17 from seven European countries and five major Russian regions discussed their future and got acquainted with the European Parliament and the Council of Europe
29/30 March 2012
Lech
DER-participation „Lech Energy Forum“
„Europe's energy landscape in 2030“
22/24 March 2012
Lech
DER-Advisory Board Meeting analyzing
- Russia after the Presidential Election
- In Times of Financial Crisis
15 December 2011
Brussels
DER-participation in the IRT-Plenary Session
"EU and Russia in the Global Game: new tools, new rules, new strategies"
14 December 2011
Vienna
DER-Lecture Dr. Dmitri Trenin (Carnegie Moscow Center)
„20th Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union“
7/8 Sept. 2011
Yaroslavl
Global Policy Forum - Section I Meetings "Global Security and Local Conflicts"
DER-Lecture "How to deal with frozen conflicts"
14/15 August 2011
Salzburg
DER-Advisory Board Meeting
Perspectives of the WTO-membership of Russia
16/17/18 June 2011
St. Petersburg
International Economic Forum
DER-Lectures
"Russia - EU business Dialogue"
- Enhanced Cooperation and Pragmatic Integration
"Bldg. Russia's Creative Capital - Northern Caucasus: Unlocking the Potential"
31 May 2011
Moscow
DER-Seminar
„EU – Russia: Modernisation Agenda“ dealing with - Reforming the Russian vocational training - Reforming the Russian pension system - Russia’s way into the OECD
23 March 2011
Vienna
DER-Lecture Yevgeny M. Primakov, Former Prime Minister of the Russian Federation „New trends in international relations“
24 February 2011
Brussels
DER-Kick-off-Seminar
„EU and Russia – Partners in Modernisation“ dealing with
- Diversification, modernisation and innovation of economies - Development of a financial system that serves the real economy
- Support of small and medium-sized enterprises
- Promotion of an active civil society

DER Journalist's Round-Table

A Round Table of prominent journalists from Russia and several other European countries jointly organised by 'Dialog-Europe-Russia' and 'The Yeltsin Foundation' was held in Vienna on 20 June 2014. The discussion was focused on the Ukraine crisis and a possible contribution by the media to restoring confidence in the EU-Russia relations.

DER – Student's Forum St. Petersburg

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DER – Youth-Forum Strasbourg, first impressions

60 high school students aged 17 from Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and Slowakia will gather and discuss how they see each other, how they perceive our world and what they expect of the future.

EU — Russia: Modernisation Agenda

In cooperation with the Moscow Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR) and the EU-Russia Industrialists’ Round Table (IRT), “Dialogue-Europe-Russia” (DER) organised a seminar to discuss important issues related to the EU-Russia Partnership for Modernisation. The meeting was held in Moscow on 31 May 2011 at the premises of INSOR, and was dedicated to

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Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel, Aart de Geus

EU and Russia - Partners in Modernisation

Brussels, February 24th

In his introductory remarks, the President of DER, Austria´s former Federal Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, pointed out that a group of former politicians, business leaders and scientists guided by the desire to foster ties between the European Union and Russia gathered in Brussels in order to make an intellectual contribution to the EU-Russia Partnership for Modernisation. Despite huge political, economic and social differences, the EU and Russia today face similar challenges and problems. In order to remain competitive on a global scale both the EU and Russia are preparing long-term economic and social development strategies (up to 2020).

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Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel, Anatoly Chubais, Aart de Geus
From left: Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel, Anatoly Chubais, Aart de Geus