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10th Festival della Diplomazia

Ambassador-at-Large Iztok Mirošič attended the 2019 edition of Rome’s Festival della Diplomazia, where he participated at the session on migrations, visas and new technologies. There, he presented the dilemmas connected to collecting large amounts of data, inter-operability of European databases, protection of privacy as well as efficiency of data processing at national and EU level…

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XV International Forum of the Aquileia Euroregion: “The Reawakening of Mitteleurope – Nostalgia for the Future”

On 18 October 2019, Ambassador-at-Large Iztok Mirošič attended the 15th Mitteleuropa Forum in Udine, titled 1989–2019: The Awakening of the Mitteleuropa. Nostalgia for the Future. In the panel ‘Mitteleuropa 1989–2019 between Past and Future’, he outlined the development and the social, political and economic transformation of Central Europe and Slovenia from the fall of the…

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State of Europe 2019: Vision Innovation for Europe

Ambassador-at-Large Iztok Mirošič attended the annual roundtable of the Friends of Europe think tank Vision Innovation for Europe held in Brussels. In the main panel, addressing the democratic participation of citizens in EU affairs, he discussed the pitfalls of the transformation of representative democracy into direct “online” voting, which might also be a topic of…

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29th Economic Forum, Krynica Zdrój, Poland

Between 3 and 5 September 2019, special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (Ambassador-at-Large) and BSF Programme director, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, participated at the 29th Economic Forum in Krynica Zdrój, Poland.

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GLOBSEC 2019 Bratislava Forum

Special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (Ambassador-at-Large) and BSF Programme director, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, is participating in the GLOBSEC 2019 Bratislava Forum.

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BSF and Elcano Royal Institute to Cooperate Strategically

Special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (Ambassador-at-Large) and BSF Programme director, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, meet with Mr Charles Powell, Director of the Elcano Royal Institute – a think tank specialised in international and strategic studies conducted from a Spanish, European and global perspective.

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Lennart Meri conference “One Past, Many Futures”

From 17 to 19 May 2019, special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (Ambassador-at-large) and BSF Programme director, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, participated at the Lennart Meri conference entitled “One Past, Many Futures” in Tallinn, Estonia. This year’s event focused on foreign policy and security developments and the choices they bring.

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State of the Union Spitzenkandidaten Debate

Special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (Ambassador-at-large) and BSF Programme director, Ambassador Iztok Mirošič, took part in the State of the Union Spitzenkandidaten Debate, which took place on 2 May in EUI’s Villa Salviati, home of the Historical Archives of the European Union, in Florence, Italy.

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(RE)SOURCES OF (IN)STABILITY

The availability, geographical distribution and allocation of strategic resources (natural, capital, human etc.) greatly influence relations between different actors and are among the main determinants of stability in the international order.

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Global Diplomacy Lab and Bled Strategic Forum – minds that think alike?

How GDL’s innovative approach to encourage out-of-the-box thinking inspired us to upgrade our own concepts.

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