The Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania celebrates 15th anniversary and organizes the seminar "Integration and Identity in the Baltic Sea Region: Fifteen Years of Nordic-Lithuanian Cooperation".
The event will take place on May 26, 2006 at Reval Hotel Lietuva, Konstitucijos pr. 20, Vilnius, Lithuania.
14.00 14.30 Opening of the seminar
· Welcoming words by Teppo Heiskanen, Director of NCM Office in Lithuania
· Opening speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania
· Opening speech by Berit Andnor, Minister for Social Affairs and Nordic Cooperation,
14.30 14.50 Does Baltic Identity Exist?
By Leonidas Donskis, Professor at Vytautas Magnus University and journalist
14.50 15.10A Look Back on How it All Started in 1991 and What Happened Then
By Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland and Ambassador to the Baltic States
15.10 15.30The Baltic Sea Region from the Brussels Point of View: Does it Exist and Does it Work?
By Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Member of the European Parliament
16.00 16.20The Shadow of Grundtvig. Success Story of Nordic-Lithuanian Cooperation in Adult Education
By Roma Juozaitiene, President of Lithuanian Association of Adult Education
16.20 16.40Introduction to the panel discussion: Nordic Council of Ministers Visions and Priorities for the Future
By Secretary-General Per Unckel, Nordic Council of Ministers
16.40 18.00Panel discussion and conclusions: The Next Fifteen Years
All five speakers participate
For more information about the seminar:
The Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania
tel. +370 5 212 22 11