The Pan-European Picnic - Gate to Europe


Ferenc Liszt Conference and Cultural Centre
9400 Sopron, Liszt Ferenc u. 1.
Program Plan

10.30 Toast
Dr. Tamás FODOR
Mayor of Sopron
Head of the Hungarian Representation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation
Zoltán BALOG
Former minister, Chairman of the Foundation for a Civic Hungary

11.00 Opening
Hildigund NEUBERT
Vice-chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

11.20 Opening speech
Volkmar WENZEL
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Budapest

11.30 Breakthrough, collapse, future construction – the destiny changing 1989  
Zoltán BALOG
Former Minister, Chairman of the a Foundation for a Civic Hungary
Prof. Dr. Horst TELTSCHIK
a Németországi Szövetségi kancelláriahivatalának korábbi helyettes vezetője
László NAGY
Secretary of the Pan-European Picnic ’89 Foundation
son of Otto Habsburg, the former patron of the Pan-European Picnic
Prof. Dr. Ulrich SCHLIE 

Chair of Diplomacy (Andrássy Gyula German-language University Budapest)

13.00 Lunch

14.30 Freedom, prosperity and security – 30 common years in Europe
Prof. Dr. Andreas RÖDDER
Professor of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Dr. Zoltán SZALAI
Director of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium
Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan KARNER
Founder of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute

Journalist of „Die Welt“

16.00 Coffee Break

16.30 Europe faces new challenges
Dr. Gergely GULYÁS
Representative of the Parliament, Leading Minister of the Prime Ministry
Christian HIRTE
Representative of the German Federal Parliament
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy
Vice president of the European Parliament
Member of the Austrian National Council
NOVÁK Katalin

State Secretary for Family and Youth, EMMI

18.00 Closing remarks
Christian SCHMIDT
Former Federal Minister
Zoltán BALOG
Former minister, Chairman of the Foundation for a Civic Hungary

Hungarian-German simultaneous interpretation is provided.

The program is available:

Participation is possible with a personal invitation and pre-registration until 10 July 2019:

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