6th International Symposium "Czech Foreign Policy"

The Institute of International Relations organized together with partners the 6th International Symposium “Czech Foreign Policy” - 25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy.


Datum: 19.11. - 20.11.
Čas: 10:30
Místo: the Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1
Spolupráce: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Think Visegrad, Czech-Polish Forum, ČSOB
Organizuje: Michal Kořan

6th International Symposium
“Czech Foreign Policy”

25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy


Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The Great Hall
Czech/English/German simultaneous translations were provided the first day in the Great Hall.
The working language for the rest of the programme was English.

11:00 – 11:10    Opening remarks

Germany and the V4
The Ukraine Crisis and Regional Defence Cooperation

11:10 – 12:30    Keynote speeches: Germany and the V4: Comparing Approaches to the New Security Situation; Conclusions Regarding European Security and Defence

12:30 – 13:30     Buffet lunch

13:30 – 15:00     The Crisis in Ukraine and the Defence Co-operation Between Germany and the V4


15:30 – 17:00     Chances for an Effective German-V4 Co-operation in Security and Defence Production

15:30 – 17.00    The Czech-Polish Cooperation in Defence, Security and Military Areas
Venue: The Mirror Hall

17:00 – 17:15    Coffee break

17:15 – 18:45    The V4 and Germany: Potentials and Limits for Future Regional Cooperation
Venue: The Mirror Hall

17:15 – 18:45  China: New Opportunities and Challenges for the Czech Foreign Policy?
Venue: The Oriental Lounge




Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Great Hall
The working language of the conference is English.

9:00 – 9:30    Registration

9:30 – 9:45    Keynote address: Lubomír Zaorálek, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

9:45 – 11:00  Values and Foreign Policy: Polish and Czech Views

11:00 – 11:30    Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00    The Legacy of November 1989 and the Future of Foreign Policy

13:00 – 14:00     Buffet Lunch

14:00 – 15:15     Czech Foreign Policy: Views from the Outside

15:15 – 15:45    Coffee break

15:45 – 17:15    25 Years of a Free Foreign Policy: Lessons for the Future

17:15 – 17:30    Closing Remarks

You can download the programme here.