Southeastern European Leaders Panel

Date: September 24, 2003
Location: Low Memorial Library

President Lee C. Bollinger moderates the discussion, which focused on the leaders' visions for a new Southeastern Europe. Among the topics that are discussed are actions to further Balkan integration into European and trans-Atlantic political, economic and security structures, as well as Greek EU presidency plans for prioritizing the integration of Southeastern Europe. Leaders also debate how the war in Iraq appeared to derail these plans, and next steps for the region.

Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the School for International and Public Affairs

Participants:

Mladen Ivanic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Tassos Giannitsis, Foreign Minister of Greece

Mircea Dan Geoana, Foreign Minister of Romania

Goran Svilanovic, Foreign Minister of Serbia-Montenegro

Dimitrij Rupel, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Slovenia