On November 5, 2013 the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) and Visa-free Europe Coalition organised a public discussion between EU-Russian Experts and Stakeholders “Overcoming Borders. The EU-Russia Dialogue on Visa Facilitation and Liberalization.” Additionally the “Visa Facilitation and Liberalization Report” published by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum in September 2013 and presented by the authors.

The event was attended by more than 60 people with representatives of the EU Delegation, EU member states embassies from France, Estonia, Portugal, Greece, Poland, Belgium, Germany and Denmark, academic experts, students and media representative. 

The speakers of the podium discussion were:


Tomás Reyes Ortega, Head of Political Section, EU Delegation to the Russian Federation, Moscow 

Jakub Benedyczak, Visa-free Europe Coalition, The Stefan-Batory-Foundation, Warsaw
Yuri Dzhibladze, Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, Moscow
Paul Kalinichenko, Moscow State Academy of Law, Moscow
Oleg Korneev, Marie Curie Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield
Peter Van Elsuwege, European Institute of Ghent University, Ghent

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