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2015-11-12
The International Science and Public Conference “Yalta – Potsdam – Helsinki – Belgrade: In Search of Secure World Order” will be held from 24th to 25th of November, 2015 in Belgrade

The International Science and Public Conference “Yalta – Potsdam – Helsinki – Belgrade: In Search of Secure World Order” will take place in the Sava Center Conference Hall  in Belgrade (Serbia) from 24th to 25th of November, 2015. The conference dedicated to the pressing issues of security and cooperation in Europe is conducted under the Honored Auspices of the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nicolic.  

The International Science and Public Conference is commemorating the three utterly significant international jubilees: the 70th anniversary of the Yalta Conference of the Allied Powers, the 70th anniversary of the Potsdam Conference and the 40th anniversary of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The Conference is organized on the threshold of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Belgrade (Serbia) from 3rd to 4th of December, 2015.

The conference is arranged by St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation in conjunction with the Serbian public organization “Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals” and with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.

The International conference starts on the 24th of November at 10:00 AM.

It is expected that the conference will pose an extensive international dialogue on the topical issues of the analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of security and cooperation in Europe. One of the main objects of the conference is an open discussion of international cooperation prospects for the evolvement and security in Europe and in the whole world in the XXI century.

The conference will be attended by the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic, the Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Center of National Glory and the St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation, the President-Founder of the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” Vladimir Yakunin, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Aleksei Meshkov, the President of the French Republic in 1974-1981 Valery Giscard d’Estaing, the President of the Republica Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Milorad Dodik, the Member of the Bundestag (1976-2009) Willy Wimmer, President of the “Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals”, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1998-2000) Živadin Jovanovic as well as the leading global, European, Serbian and Russian historians, public figures and politicians, scientists and cultural luminaries, clergy, representatives of mass media.

The conference will focus on the issues of the international geopolitical and axiological consensus resulting the formation of Yalta-Potsdam world order and its Helsinki extension; the analysis of the global domination projects and the historical experience of the military tension de-escalation in the world; the axiological basis and the potential of a new international consensus.

Within the framework of the International Science and Public Conference the following additional events will also be conducted: the youth roundtable dedicated to the youth participation in creating of a new space of security and cooperation in Europe and the photographic exhibition related to the 70thanniversary of the Yalta and Potsdam conferences and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (the photo materials are provided by the holdings of the Historical and Documentary Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Archives of Yugoslavia).

The conference languages are Serbian, Russian, English.

The conference will conclude its work on the 25th of November in the Sava Center Conference Hall, where the Final Plenary session will take place. At its conclusion the acceptance of the Conference Final Document will be done.