Friday, 05 November 2021 
I 09:00 h I Festsaal + Online

25 Years European Forum Vienna
The Future of European Security and Defence Policy

AIES European Forum (in English and German with simultaneous translation)

Welcome Address:
Werner Fasslabend
President, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy; former Austrian Minister of Defence
Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger
Deputy Director, Vienna School of International Studies

Message of Greetings:
Alexander van der Bellen
Federal President of the Republic of Austria (video message)
Karoline Edtstadler
Austrian Federal Minister for the EU and and the constitution (video message)

Opening Speech:
Michael Linhart
Austrian Federal Minister for European and International AffairsForeign Affairs, tbc
Klaudia Tanner
Austrian Federal Minister of Defence

Keynote Speeches:
Josep Borrell
High Representative/Vice-President European Commission, tbc
Ivan Korćok
Slovakian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Péter Szijjártó
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, tbc
Nikola Sekajivić
Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs, tbc
Helga Schmid
General Secretary of the OSCE, tbc

Panel Discussion:
Mikulaš Dzurinda
former Slovakian Prime Minister; President, Wilfried Martens Centre
Geoffrey Hoon
former UK Defence Secretary
Alain Richard
former French Minister of Defence
Bogdan Klich
former Polish Defence Minister

This event will also be streamed live on