Conference Programme

The conference is held under the auspices
of President of the Czech Republic Petr Pavel,

of Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala,
of 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Czech Republic Vít Rakušan,
of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Lipavský,
and of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic Jana Černochová

08.00Registration
08.45Official opening 
Opening words by Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman
08.50Benefits of 25 years in NATO for the Czech Republic
General (Ret.) Jiří Šedivý, former Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces, guarantor of the MPA programme – Security and Crisis Management, CEVRO Institute
09.00Address by Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala
Address by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Lipavský
Address by Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic Jana Černochová
09.45Panel 1 / NATO’s strategic 1st Eastern enlargement: Effect for the Alliance (in English)
Lord Robertson, former NATO Secretary General (1999–2003)
Moderator: Amb. Jakub Landovský, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic
to NATO
10.15Coffee break
10.35The North Atlantic Alliance Cannot Be Taken for Granted: Challenges for NATO and the Czech Republic
Vojtěch Bahenský, Research Fellow and Chairman of Association for International Affairs Supervisory Board
10.45Panel 2 / 75 years of NATO: How to achieve a successful century of the Alliance?
Tomáš Pojar, National Security Advisor
Lieutenant General Karel Řehka, Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces
Moderator: Jan Jireš, Director General for Defence Policy and Strategy Planning of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic
11.30Panel 3 / Internal and external security from a non-military view
Jan Paďourek, Director General of the Section of Internal Security and Police Education
of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic
Lieutenant General Vladimír Vlček, Director General of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic
Lieutenant General Martin Vondrášek, President of the Police of the Czech Republic
Moderator: Brigadier General (Ret.) František Mičánek, CEVRO Institute
12.15Lunch
13.45Keynote speech
Petr Pavel, President of the Czech Republic
Introduced by Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman
William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States of America (1993 – 2001)
Introduced by Alexandr Vondra, Former Czech Ambassador to United States of America
(1997 – 2001)
14.15
 
Panel 4 / Political debate
Karel Havlíček
, 1st Deputy Chairman of ANO 2011, Deputy Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
Ivan Bartoš, Chairman of the Czech Pirates Party, Deputy Prime Minister for Digitisation and Minister of Regional Development
Jan Bartošek, 1st Deputy Chairman of KDU-ČSL party, Deputy Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
Alexandr Vondra, Deputy Chairman of ODS party, Member of European Parliament
Tomio Okamura, Chairman of the SPD
Vít Rakušan, Chairman of STAN, 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic
Markéta Pekarová Adamová, Chairwoman of TOP 09, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
Moderator: Martin Jonáš, Czech Television
15.45
 
Final word
Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman  

 
Glass of wine hosted by Ray Service, Inc.
 End of the conference