The Academia Europaea invited you for the Cooperation Forum Poland – Romania – The Republic of Moldova.
Date: 17 September 2015
Venue: Regional Centre for International Debate, Wrocław, pl. Biskupa Nankiera 17
The goal of the Forum was to show how important the partnership of Warsaw, Bucharest and Chișinău is for the Central and Eastern Europe. The Forum presented the opportunities of cooperation among Poland, Romania and The Republic of Moldova on the levels of politics, business and culture.
The Forum began with the Political Panel which was moderated by Bogumił Luft, a publicist, writer and former ambassador to Poland in Romania and The Republic of Moldova. The main thread of the panel was the importance of the strategic cooperation for the geopolitical situation of the region.
The Business Panel was dealing with the development of business relations between Poland and Romania. Moreover, it concerned the benefits for The Republic of Moldova that arise from the Polish-Romanian cooperation (in terms of investment and acquiring the business know-how). The panel was moderated by Paweł Śliwiński, the Professor of Poznań University of Economics and the Chairman of INC Group.
The Expert Panel served the exchange of experiences in the sector of business development. The discussion of experts were led by Piotr Białowąs, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Carpathia Capital S.A. (the Polish investment fund which supports development of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Romania).
The Cultural Panel was the final one. First, it embraced a meeting with Cristian Teodorescu, the author of the book Medgidia, the city thereafter. After the meeting, there was an exhibition Romania of many nations in photography of the 20th century. It was a great chance to present the literary and artistic output of Romania to the Polish audience.
The Programme of the Cooperation Forum Poland – Romania – The Republic of Moldova
10:00 The Opening Ceremony
with the participation of
- His Excellency Ovidiu Dranga, The Ambassador to Romania in Poland
- His Excellency Iurie Bodrug, The Ambassador to The Republic of Moldova in Poland
- Mr Marcin Wilczek, The Ambassador to Poland in Romania
- Mr Artur Michalski, The Ambassador to Poland in The Republic of Moldova
11:00 Political Panel: Poland – Romania – The Republic of Moldova: Geopolitics and Social Diplomacy. The Importance of the Cooperation for the Region,
moderated by Bogumił Luft
- Iulian Fota (Center for European Policy Analysis, former National Security Advisor to the President of Romania)
- Oleg Serebrian (political scientist and diplomatist, former Ambassador to The Republic of Moldova in France)
- Octavian Milevschi (independent analyst)
Partner: Centre for International Relations
13:30 Business Panel: Poland – Romania – The Republic of Moldova: Synergy for the Development,
moderated by Professor Paweł Śliwiński
- Bogdan Mugescu (Bucharest Stock Exchange)
- Florina Preda (INC Romania)
- Representative of Maspex Wadowice
Partner: Bucharest Stock Exchange
16:30 Expert Panel: The Use of European Union Funds for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Poland and Romania,
moderated by Piotr Białowąs
18:00 Cultural Panel: TransCarpathia: Dialogue, Community, Diversity
- Meeting with Cristian Teodorescu, the author of Medgidia, the city thereafter. The meeting will be moderated by dr Piotr Oleksy, the editor of the portal EastWestInfo
- 19:00 Opening of the Exhibition Romania of many nations in photography of the 20th century (accompanied by the Romanian wine tasting)
Partner: Romanian Cultural Institute
The organizers reserve the right to change and supplement the programme.