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What agenda for a Euro-BRICS summit by 2015? Seminar’s programme

5th GlobalEurope EU-Russia Seminar, May 23-24, 2011 (MGIMO, Moscow, Russia)

organized jointly by the Laboratoire Européen d’Anticipation Politique (LEAP), “Russkiy Mir” Foundation and the European Studies Institute of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

in partnership with the Europe 2020 network and in cooperation with the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Association of European Studies and Department of Oriental Studies of the MGIMO-University

Executive summary


PROGRAMME

Debates moderated by Mark Entin and Franck Biancheri

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

9.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.45 – Welcome speeches

. Anatoly Torkunov, Rector, MGIMO-University

. Vyacheslav Nikonov, Executive Director of the Board, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Yury Rubinsky, Director, Centre for French Studies, Institute of Europe of the RAS

. Alexei Voskresenskii, Dean, School of Political Affairs, MGIMO-University

Introduction to the seminar’s rationale

. Mark Entin, Director, European Studies Institute, MGIMO

. Franck Biancheri, Director, LEAP/E2020

10.45-12.45 – Theme 1: Presentation of Euro-Russian convergence points in terms of global governance, with a BRICS perspective

- Prospects and challenges of the emerging multipolar world

- Further reforms and future role of the UN

- G20 and forums for policy coordination

Chair: Georgy Toloraya, Head of Regional Projects Department, Regional Director for Asia and Africa, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Outcomes of the BRICS summit in Sanya and Russian approach towards BRICS, Vadim Lukov, Ambassador at Large of the Russian Federation, Deputy Representative of the President of Russia in the G8, Ministry Coordinator for G20 and BRICS Affairs

. Reforming international currency system and creation of new currency zones, Dr Olga Butorina, Head, Department of European Integration, MGIMO-University

. EU migration policy and its relationship with Russia, Brazil, China and India, Dr Diego Acosta, Lecturer in European Law, University of Sheffield

. BRICS and emergency of a new multipolar world, Vladimir Davydov, Director, Institute of Latin America of the RAS

. General Prospects for EU-BRICS cooperation, Dr Sergey Luzyanin, Deputy Director, Institute of Far East of the RAS

. Main potential contributions of Euro-Russia partnership to a Euro-BRICS strategic cooperation, Harald Greib, Vice-President, LEAP/E2020

. Convergence points and challenges between BRICS and Europe and a Russian foreign policy perspectives, Dr Alexei Voskresenskii, Dean, School of Political Affairs, MGIMO-University

Debate

12.45-14.15 Lunch

14.15-16.15 – Theme 1: Presentation of Euro-Russian convergence points in terms of global governance, with a BRICS perspective (continuation)

. Russia-EU relations and development of global power centres, Alexey Gromyko, Director of European Programmes, “Russkiy mir” Foundation; Deputy Director, Institute of Europe of the RAS; President, Russian Association of European Studies

. What Russia’s experience can teach us about the relations between BRICS and the West? Fabiano Mielniczuk, Professor, BRICS Policy Center

. Yury Rubinsky, Director, Centre for French Studies, Institute of Europe of the RAS

. Problems and prospects of the multipolar world: G8, G20 and BRICS as factors of global governance, Prof. Viсtoria Panova, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy, MGIMO-University; Regional Director for Russia, Group for G8 Studies, University of Toronto Debate

16.15-16.30 Break

16.30-18.30 – Theme 2: Identification of Euro-BRICS strategic themes in monetary, financial and economic fields

- Challenges of transfer from global market to global economy

- Russian accession to the WTO and further development of the international system of trade

- Reforms in the international currency system

. The transition from inflation targeting to a new monetary policy paradigm, Francisco Ramon-Ballester, Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Strategy division, European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt

. Russian engagement in the regional economic integration projects in the context of its modernization strategy, Dr Dmitry Streltsov, Head, Department of Oriental Studies, MGIMO-University

. Regionalisation and not Centralisation is the First Step Towards New International Financial Federation, Dr. B L Pandit, RBI Chair Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Dehli

. Internationalizing the Renminbi: process and prospects, Changzheng Zhu, Macro-Economics Desk Chief, Caixin Media Company Limited, Beijing

. Adjustment of IMF Charter contributing to the development of multipolar financial international order, Kuznetsov Vyacheslav, Professor, Department of International Finances, MGIMO-University

. Russian accession to the WTO or search for alternatives?, Prof. Tatyana Isachenko, Deputy Dean, School of International Business and Business Administration, Professor of International Economic Relations, MGIMO-University

. Russia’s WTO accession: Consequences for the EU and the BRICS countries, Dr. Susan Stewart, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

. From a single currency dominated system to a multiple currencies system, Prof. David Tsao, Director, Financial Markets Division, Institute of Finance and Banking, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

. Managing a non-monetary system together, Mr Pierre Defraigne, Executive director, Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation

Debate

18.30 Reception

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

10.00-12.30- Theme 3: Initiation of a Euro-BRICS scheme as regards global governance adapted to the requirements of the XXIst century

- EU-Russia-BRICS cooperation in G20

- Possible agenda of the Euro-BRICS summit

- Prospects for creating new institutions of global governance

. Outcomes of the BRICS summit in China and prospects for the BRICS-EU cooperation, Dr. Valery Vorobiev, Vice-Rector, MGIMO-University

. Can BIC’s youthful and educated populations compensate Euroland’s and Russia’s ageing populations? Assets and challenges, Her Excellency Ms Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, Indian Council on Global Relations

. BRICS Group: conceptual content and prospects for cooperation, Dr Liudmila Okuneva, Professor, Department of History and Politics of European and American countries, MGIMO-University

. Brazil – BRICS / Brazil – European Union: trade and policy trends; Brazilian stand on world governance institutions, Prof Alexander Zhebit, Professor of International relations, Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

. Russia between the EU and China. BRICS in the context of long-term Russian interests, Dr Evgeniya Obichkina, Professor, MGIMO-University

. Convergence points and challenges between BRICS and Europe on issues related to global governance – an Indian perspective, Dr Unnikrishnan Nandan, Vice President, Observer Research Foundation (New Delhi)

. New Modes of Regulatory Regionalism in the context of Global Governance, Dr Marina Strezhneva, Head, Section of Institutional Problems in International Relations, Institute for World Economy and International Relations; Professor, Department of European Studies, MGIMO-University

. Ensuring Financial Security of Russia and BRICS, Elena Kondrat, Judge, Arbitration Court; Associate Professor, International Institute of Administration, MGIMO-University

. Cooperation at the time of hyper-competition, Lucas Didier, Director general, Institut Choiseul, Paris

Debate

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-16.00 – Final brainstorming session: Ten key topics for the agenda of the first Euro-BRICS summit

16.00 End of seminar


PANELISTS

. Acosta Diego, Lecturer in European Law, University of Sheffield

. Biancheri Franck, Director, LEAP/E2020, Cannes

. Butorina Olga, Head, Department of European Integration, MGIMO-University

. Caillol Marie-Hélène, President, LEAP/E2020

. Compagni-Morales Jose-Maria, Professor, IE Business School, Madrid

. Davydov Vladimir, Director, Institute of Latin America

. Defraigne Pierre, Executive director, Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation

. Deo Neelam, Director, Gateway House – Indian Council on Global Relations

. Entin Mark, Director, European Studies Institute, MGIMO University

. Greib Harald, Vice-President, LEAP/E2020, Hamburg

. Gromyko Alexey, Director of European Programmes, “Russkiy mir” Foundation; Deputy Director, Institute of Europe of the RAS; President, Russian Association of European Studies

. Isachenko Tatyana, Deputy Dean, School of International Business and Business Administration, Professor of International Economic Relations, MGIMO-University

. Klinova Marina, Senior research fellow, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the RAS

. Kondrat Elena, Judge, Arbitration Court; Associate Professor, International Institute of Administration, MGIMO-University

. Kuznetsov Vyacheslav, Professor, Department of International Finances, MGIMO-University

. Lucas Didier, Director general, Institut Choiseul, Paris

. Lukov Vadim, Ambassador at Large of the Russian Federation, Deputy Representative of the President of Russia in the G8, Ministry Coordinator for G20 and BRICS Affairs

. Luzyanin Sergey, Deputy Director, Institute of Far East of the RAS

. Mielniczuk Fabiano, Professor, BRICS Policy Center

. Nikonov Vyacheslav, Executive Director of the Board, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Obichkina Evgeniya, Professor, MGIMO-University

. Okuneva Liudmila, Professor, Department of History and Politics of European and American countries, MGIMO-University

. Pandit Bansi Lal, RBI Chair Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Dehli

. Panova Viсtoria, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy, MGIMO-University; Regional Director for Russia, Group for G8 Studies, University of Toronto

. Ramon-Ballester Francisco, Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Strategy Division, European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt

. Rubinsky Yury, Director, Centre for French Studies, Institute of Europe of the RAS

. Stewart Susan, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin

. Streltsov Dmitry, Head, Department of Oriental Studies, MGIMO-University

. Strezhneva Marina, Head, Section of Institutional Problems in International Relations, Institute for World Economy and International Relations; Professor, Department of European Studies, MGIMO-University

. Toloraya Georgy, Head of Regional Projects Department, Regional Director for Asia and Africa, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Torkunov Anatoly, Rector, MGIMO-University

. Tsao David, Director, Financial Markets Division, Institute of Finance and Banking, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

. Unnikrishnan Nandan, Vice President, Observer Research Foundation (New Delhi)

. Vorobiev Valery, Vice-Rector, MGIMO-University

. Voskressenski Alexei, Dean, School of Political Affairs, MGIMO-University

. Zhebit Alexander, Professor of International relations, Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

. Zhu Changzheng, Macro-Economics Desk Chief, Caixin Media Company Limited, Beijing


PARTICIPANTS

. Adamchuk Natalia, Deputy Dean, School of International Economic relations, MGIMO-University

. Alizade Vera, PhD Student, MGIMO-University

. Ananieva Elena, Leading Research Fellow, Centre of British studies, Institute of Europe of the RAS

. Astakhov Evgeny, Professor, Department of Diplomacy, MGIMO-University

. Barrientos Vincente, Director, Instituto Iberoamericano

. Bartolo Pedro Nuno, Ambassador of Portugal to Russia

. Basov Fyedor, Phd Student, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences

. Birukov Mikhail, Head, Department of European Law, MGIMO-University

. Brunet Luc, Owner, 3Star Consulting, Moscow

. Cardy Simon, Counsellor, Embassy of South Africa to Russia

. Ciobanu Daniel Cristian, Deputy Head, Embassy of Romania to Russia

. da Rocha Paranhos Carlos Antonio, Ambassador of Brazil to Russia

. Dinaully Zaida, 2nd Secretary, Embassy of South Africa to Russia

. Egorova Ekaterina, Lecturer, Department of the EU Law, ESI at MGIMO-University

. Erokhov Ilya, PhD Student, MGIMO-University

. Evtikhevich Natalya, Consultant, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Fon Eggert Konstantin, Expert, PIR Centre

. Gogitauri Georgy, PhD Student, School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University

. Guiaugué Sylvain, Second counselor, French Embassy in Moscow

. Istomin Igor, Academic assistant, ESI at MGIMO-University; Lecturer, Department of Applied Analyses and International Problems, MGIMO-University

. Judah Ben, Expert, European Council on Foreign Relations

. Kholodkov Vyacheslav, Head of the Department, Office of the Security Council of the Russian Federation

. Kobzova Jana, Expert, European Council on Foreign Relations

. Koldunova Ekaterina, Deputy Dean, School of Political Affairs, MGIMO-University

. Lysov Igor, Deputy Head of the Division for the EU and multilateral cooperation, Department of Europe, Ministry for Economic Development of Russia

. Makarenko Anna – Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, MGIMO-University

. Malgin Artem– Counsellor-Head of the Secretariat of Rector, MGIMO-University

. Marchan Mikhail – Deputy Director, ESI at MGIMO-University

. Micaelli Philippe, Director, Finamer Consulting, Paris

. Michailov Nikolay, Director of American Programmes, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Mizin Viktor, Deputy Director, Institute of International Studies, MGIMO-University

. Mojto Rastislav, Third Secretary, Embassy of Slovakia to Russia

. Morozov Andrey, Chief Editor, “Russkiy mir” portal

. Naumova Evgeniya, Phd Student, MGIMO-University

. Perelygin Dmitry, Head, Group of information support, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Prusova Svetlana, PhD Student, Moscow State Linguistic University

. Raubenheimer Henri, Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of South Africa to Russia

. Ravagnan Stefano, Political Counsellor Embassy of Italy to Russia

. Romanova Yara, Assistant to Political Counsellor Embassy of Italy to Russia

. Sailler Gerhard, Minister-Councellor, Embassy of Austria to Russia

. Santos Caroline, BRIC Policy Centre

. Serov Boris, Editor, “Russkiy mir” portal

. Shashikhina Tamara, Director, Institute of European Law, MGIMO-University

. Sidorova Elena, Lecturer, Department of International Finances, MGIMO-University

. Sieski Mariusz, Representative of College of Europe in MGIMO-University

. Sokolova Polina S. – Research Fellow, Centre European Studies, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences

. Sukhnev Vyacheslav, Leading Editor, “Strategy of Russia” Journal

. Tolstopyatenko Gennady, Dean, School of International Law, MGIMO-University

. Trenina Daria, Lecturer, Department of EU Law ESI at MGIMO-University

. Trubnikova Svetlana, Manager, Department of Regional Programmes, Analyst, “Russkiy mir” Foundation

. Tsibulina Anna, Lecturer, Department for EU Economy, ESI at MGIMO-University

. Utkin Sergey, Head, Section for Political Aspects of European Integration, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences

. Varyukhina Natalia, Head, Department of Research Planning, MGIMO-University

. Yakovlev Petr, Director, Centre for Iberamerican Studies, Institute of Latin America of the RAS

. Yan Gen Khen, Minister, Embassy of Republic of Korea in Russia

. Yerusalimsky Dmitry, Editor, Information service of the “Russkiy mir” portal

. Yurieva Tatyana, Associate Professor, Department of World Politics, MGIMO-University

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