Invitation to a public event


ASSOCIATION FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

takes a great pleasure in inviting you to an international conference on

BOOMING ASIA AND THE EU AFTER THE CRISIS:

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OR GEOPOLITICAL CHALLENGE?

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Invited experts will focus particularly on economic and security implications of the recent global crisis and the growing competition of the emerging new Asian economic centers for the European Union. The debate will evaluate the effectiveness of the EU’s united approach toward Asia and assess the implications of the growing Chinese economic-diplomatic offensive in East and South-Eastern Europe for EU’s long-term foreign policy and security strategy.

Speakers include:

TOMAS DUB, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
MILAN HOVORKA, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
XAVIER NUTTIN, European Parliament
CLARA PORTELA, Singapore Management University
ANDREA HYNIOVA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
HANNS GUNTHER HILPERT, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
MICHAL MEJSTRIK, National Economic Council of the Czech Government (NERV)
KERRY BROWN, Chatham House


MIROSLAV OKROUHLY, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

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Working language: English
Time and place of the event:
Tuesday 31 May 2011 from 8:30
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Politickych veznu 20, Prague 1

Participation is possible after registration at (limited capacity).

The conference is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic.

More information, including a detailed programme, is available here:
http://www.amo.cz/events/booming-asia-and-the-eu-after-the-crisis-economic-opportunity-or-geopolitical-challenge.html?lang=en

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