International Conference:
«The European Union and Belarus: Getting closer for better future»

Program of the Conference

Thursday, 2nd of June, 2016

Venue: Minsk, Belarus. BSU Conference Hall of the Rector’s office building, Bobruiskaya St., 5а.

9:00- 9:30

Registration of participants, Exposition «European programs at BSU»

9:30 – 10:15

Opening of the Conference

- Welcoming words by the Rector of the BSU academician S.Ablameiko,

- Statement by the Head of Political, Press and Information Section of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Belarus J.Couzens,

- Statement by the Head of the Department of the European Cooperaeon of the MFA of Belarus D.Sidorenko.

10:15 – 12:00

Key presentations on Belarus – EU cooperation

 - “The New ENP and EU-Belarus Relations: Coming in from the Cold?”, Prof. Steven Blockmans (Centre for European policy Studies, Brussels);

- “Constitutional Reflection of the Social State Principle in the Republic of Belarus and the EU Member-States”, Prof. Grigory Vasilevich (BSU, Belarus);

- “Modern Economic Interaction of the Republic of Belarus and the EU”, Prof. Elena Semak (BSU, Belarus);

- “Evolution of the Structure and Competences of the EU Court of Justice in the Context of the Development of the European Integration”, Denis Kolos, Judge of the EAEU.

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch 

14:00 - 18:00

Work in Sections:

Venue: Minsk, Building of the Faculty of International Relations of BSU, Leningradskaya St., 20

  1. «EU foreign policy» (lecture hall: 516); 
  2. «EU industrial and economic policy» (lecture hall: 520); 
  3. «EU legal development» (lecture hall: 710); 
  4. «Education and Culture» (lecture hall: 1118).