Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

Discussion on EED

     The European Endowment for Democracy – a driver of change?

Brussels, 14 May 2013


Le Plaza Hotel

Adolphe Maxlaan 118

1000 Brussels

The Panellists to the discussion are:

  • Jerzy Pomianowski, Executive Director of EED; Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Republic of Poland
  • Edward McMillan-Scott, Head of the European Parliament democracy caucus
  • Vera Rihackova, Senior Research Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
  • Orysia Lutsevych, Robert Bosch Fellow 2012, Chatham House

The discussion will be moderated by Jeff Lovitt, the Executive Director of PASOS.

The panel will look at the EED, a new institution, which aims to promote democracy in the EU neighbourhood. The panel will examine the methods which the EED will be using and look at the role which non-governmental organisations might play in building a democratic culture in states which are in transition from authoritarian regimes.

Please find the agenda of the discussion here.

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