Conference "Belarusian Civil Society in 2013" will take place in Warsaw on 14-15 June

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Invitation to the conference "Civil Society of Belarus in 2013" | June 14, 2013

The Council of Europe and the Kasimierz Pulaski Founaton invite to open public discussion sessions "Belarus in Europe" and "The blogosphere and social media - niche or core of civil society", which will be held during the conference "Civil Society of Belarus in 2013". Sessions will be held June 14 at the MDM Hotel in Warsaw (Chandeleres Hall) at 9.00-13.30. 

The conference program:

9:00 Registration (Hotel MDM) 

9:45 Opening by Zbigniew Pisarski, President of the Kazimierz Pulaski Foundation. Antonella Valmorbida, Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe (INGOs) Jutta Gützkow , President of the Faculty of Civil Society, Democracy Directorate-General of the Council of Europe

10:00 Panel I: "European Belarus". Moderator Kamil Kłysiński , Analyst, Centre for Eastern Studies. Panelists Andres Herkel, rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Committee for Belarus, Alexandre Guessel, Director of the Political Advisory Council of the Council of Europe, Svietlana Kalinkina , Deputy Editor in Chief, Narodnaya Volya Aleh Hulak, President of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee

11:30 Break

12:00 Panel II: "The blogosphere and social media - niche or core of civil society?" Moderator Ales Zarembiuk , Belarusian House in Warsaw. Panelists Andrzej Poczobut , journalist, blogger, activist of the Union of Poles in Belarus, Darja Katkouskaja , a lawyer, a specialist internet and blogosphere, Sieviaryn Kviatkouski , blogger, Vitali Tsyhankou, blogger, Radio Svoboda Dzmitry Halko , blogger

13.30 Closing remarks

The first conference of this series, which is co-organized by the Pulaski Foundation, held on 26-27 October 2012, brought together more than 30 Belarusian journalists, human rights activists, artists, trade unionists, representatives of social campaigns in Belarus and Europe, and the Belarusian and Polish environmentalists. Fruitful discussions were covered by: Charter97 , Euroradio , Radio Svoboda , Polish Radio , Partizan , BelaPAN , Naviny , ex-Press .

Please note, due to the limited number of places, you should register HERE

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