Schedule Category: BSF Side Events

Putting European Consensus on Development into Practice: Political Foundations as Bridge Builders for the Implementation of SDG’s

Voda Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with European Network of Political Foundations. The New European Consensus on Development was launched in 2017 as a strong policy commitment of the EU and its member states to the basic assumption that sustainable development goes far beyond fighting poverty. By incorporating the principle of universality laid down…

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Engagement, Conditionality or Both? Security and the Rule-Of-Law Through a Renewed EU Perspective

Zrak Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with IISG – Integrative Internal Security Governance. Intensive efforts continue in the Western Balkans to meet the EU’s accession preconditions concerning security. The EU perspective remains a key driver of transformation, but the lessons learned from the efforts of the last decade and a half invested by countries…

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Survivors: Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse

Voda Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance Book reading with Eirliani Abdul Rahman. Eirliani A. Rahman is Program Director at the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation. After resigning from the Singapore Foreign Service, she set up her own non-profit YAKIN (Youth, Adult Survivors & Kin In Need), which is aimed at helping child victims and adult survivors of…

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De-Victimizing Victims

Zrak Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with ITF Enhancing Human Security. Victim assistance is one of the main 5 pillars of humanitarian mine action. Without support provided to those affected by landmines and other explosive remnants of war, the civil population can remain incapacitated by the consequences of armed conflict for decades. Victim assistance…

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The Role of South East European National Security Authorities in Ensuring Cyber Security

Voda Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for the Protection of Classified Information. Created in 2011 at the initiative of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat and with the support of the NATO Office of Security (NOS) and the EU Council General Secretariat Security Office,…

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Young BSF: Mediterranean Dimension of the OSCE – Youth and Security

Voda Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with Embassy of the Republic of Italy in Slovenia. The event will be held in light of the Italian OSCE Chairmanship and its commitment to work under the motto of “Dialogue, Ownership, Responsibility” in order to build a “genuine partnership” with Mediterranean countries. This partnership can be achieved…

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Diaspora’s Role of a Bridge in Contemporary International Relations

Arnold II Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad. With modern societies becoming more and more mobile, countries are increasingly realising the importance of their respective diasporas for their transnational relations and development. With policies towards the new diasporas, traditional diasporas are gaining…

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Young BSF: Conflict Prevention, Peace Building and Mediation

Arnold I Hall, Hotel Rikli Balance In partnership with Doshisha University, Japan, and Faculty of Social Sciences, Slovenia. Many of the divides we observe today were caused by conflict. It not only divides territories, but also the peoples and societies living there. To establish harmonious societies, we need to address the underlying roots of conflict…

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Young BSF: Making A.I. Work – Exploring Practical Ways For Human–Machine Co-operation

Triglav Lab  Powered by MUNSC Salient. The looming spectre of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) seems to be omnipresent, with only a few professions still unaffected by the practices and solutions introduced by machine learning and other related technologies. While some hail the advent of machines, others remain sceptical, warning that at least in the short term, large-scale…

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Young BSF: How Can Smart Communities Drive Sustainability?

City Hotel, Ljubljana Powered by Club Alpbach Senza Confini. The advent of new technology has brought about the emergence of smart cities and smart tourism, which aim to provide advanced technology-based solutions that ensure an efficient use of resources and optimal user experience. As a result, more and more types of smart communities are emerging,…

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