The 9th General Assembly

The 9th General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum will be held on 6-8 May 2019 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The main venue for General Assembly events is the  Austria Trend Hotel Bratislava.

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Hourly Schedule

May 5th

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Arrival, registration for the General Assembly
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All members invited to self-organise their WG/EG internal meetings

May 6th

08:30 - 09:30
Registration
09:30 - 10:30
Welcome Session and Keynote speeches
Moderator: Ralph du Long, Co-chair of the Board, CSF
10:30 - 12:00
Panel: Civil Society in Slovakia and Central and Eastern Europe
Moderator:Anna Skvortsova, NGO Development Centre/ CSF Board
12:00 - 12:30
Coffee Break / Networking
12:30 - 14:00
CSF Getting to know session
This session will provide space for members, supporters, local NGOs and guests to get to know each other closer and their activities.
14:00 - 15:30
Networking lunch
15:30 - 17:00
Thematic group discussions with local NGOs
17:30 - 19:00
Working Group meetings / or Public Events
PUBLIC EVENT 1 (OPTIONAL): Council of Europe, OSCE and Russia: Challenges for International Institutions
Main Venue PUBLIC EVENT 2 (OPTIONAL): Russia of the Regions: Civil Society and activism from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok Martinus Bookshop (tbc) Obchodná 516/26, 811 06 Bratislava
OR: Working and Expert groups’ meetings
19:00 - 21:00
Diner
Cultural event at “Old Market” (tbc) Venue: Námestie SNP 484/25, 811 01 Bratislava-Staré Mesto

May 7th

08:30 - 09:30
Technical session on financial report 2018 Registration for the Voting I
09:30 - 11:30
CSF 2018 Report
Presentation of CSF 2018 Activities Report Anna Sevortian, Executive Director, CSF Q and A
CSF 2018 Financial Report Ksenia Vakhrusheva, Environmental Rights Centre BELLONA / CSF Board Q and A
Adoption on the financial report
11:00 -
Coffee served / no break
11:30 - 12:30
Presentation of Board candidates
Moderator: Grigory Melkonyants, Golos
12:30 - 14:00
Networking lunch
14:00 - 16:00
Towards CSF Strategy 2025
Moderator: Wojciech Tworkowski, strategy facilitator
15:45 -
Coffee served / Registration for the Voting II
16:00 - 18:00
Board elections, voting
Moderator: Grigory Melkonyants, Golos
18:30 - 20:00
PUBLIC EVENT 3 (OPTIONAL)
State of Civil Society Report 2018: Ireland, Greece, Czech Republic, Romania and Russia Venue: Comenius University in Bratislava (tbc) Šafárikovo námestie 6, 814 99 Bratislava
Moderator: Kristina Smolijaninovaitė, CSF
Free time, cultural events, cooking

May 8th

09:00 - 11:00
Time for working and expert groups
11:00 -
Coffee served
11:00 - 13:00
Strategy 2020-2025 summing up
Moderator: Chair of GA
13:00 - 14:00
Closing Session
Presentation of the new CSF website / Closing remarks
Moderator: Łukasz Wenerski, Co-chair of the Board, CSF
14:00 - 15:00
Lunch

Date

06.05.2019 - 08.05.2019

Time

08:30 - 18:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 06.05.2019 - 08.05.2019
  • Time: 03:30 - 13:00

Location

Austria Trend Hotel Bratislava
Bratislava, Slovakia