Programme

Sun, May 5

Arrival, registration for the General Assembly

All members invited to self-organise their WG/EG internal meetings

Mon, May 6

8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.

Registration

9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

Welcome Session and Keynote speeches
Moderator: Ralph du Long, Co-chair of the Board, CSF

10.30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Panel: Civil Society in Slovakia and Central and Eastern Europe

Moderator:Anna Skvortsova, NGO Development Centre/ CSF Board

12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Coffee Break / Networking

12.30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

CSF Getting to know session

This session will provide space for members, supporters, local NGOs and guests to get to know each other closer and their activities

2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Networking lunch

3.30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Thematic group discussions with local NGOs

5.30 pm – 7 p.m.

Working Group meetings / or Public Events

PUBLIC EVENT 1 (OPTIONAL):
Council of Europe, OSCE and Russia: Challenges for International Institutions

Main Venue

PUBLIC EVENT 2 (OPTIONAL):
Russia of the Regions: Civil Society and activism from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok

Martinus Bookshop (tbc)
Obchodná 516/26, 811 06 Bratislava

OR: Working and Expert groups’ meetings

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Dinner

Cultural event at “Old Market” (tbc)
Venue: Námestie SNP 484/25, 811 01 Bratislava-Staré Mesto

Tue, May 7

8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.

Technical session on financial report 2018
Registration for the Voting I

9.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

CSF 2018 Report
Presentation of CSF 2018 Activities Report
Anna Sevortian, Executive Director, CSF
Q and A

CSF 2018 Financial Report
Ksenia Vakhrusheva, Environmental Rights Centre BELLONA / CSF Board
Q and A
Adoption on the financial report

11 p.m.

Coffee served / no break

11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Presentation of Board candidates
Moderator: Grigory Melkonyants, Golos

12.30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Networking lunch

***PROGRAMME CONTINUES FOR CSF MEMBERS ONLY***

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Towards CSF Strategy 2025
Moderator: Wojciech Tworkowski, strategy facilitator

3.45 p.m.

Coffee served / Registration for the Voting II

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Board elections, voting
Moderator: Grigory Melkonyants, Golos

6.30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

PUBLIC EVENT (OPTIONAL):
State of Civil Society Report 2018: Ireland, Greece, Czech Republic, Romania and Russia

Venue: Comenius University in Bratislava (tbc)
Šafárikovo námestie 6, 814 99 Bratislava
Moderator: Kristina Smolijaninovaitė, CSF

Free time, cultural events, cooking

Wed, May 8

(CSF MEMBERS ONLY)

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Time for working and expert groups

11 a.m.

Coffee served

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Strategy 2020-2025 summing up
Moderator: Chair of GA

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Closing Session

Presentation of the new CSF website / Closing remarks
Moderator: Łukasz Wenerski, Co-chair of the Board, CSF

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Lunch

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