Johannes Leitner participated the Panel „The EU as a Global Actor?“ within the framework of the Conference DASICON at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna // 2 March 2018

On 2nd of March Johannes Leitner, Head f the Competence Center for Black Sea Region Studies, joined the  Panel 1: The EU as a Global Actor? as participant within the framework of the conference Diplomatic Academy Students Initiative Conference (DASICON).

Johannes Leitner assessed the EU´s economic influence in post-soviet states and elaborated the EUs expanded engagement with Central Asia since the early 1990s.

The other panelists

It was a very interesting discussion with the other experts

  • Thomas Mayr-Harting, Austrian diplomat and Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia
  • Gerhard Mangott, Professor International Relations, University of Innsbruck
  • Werner Fasslabend, President of the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES)
  • Servatius van Thiel, UNIDO, UNCITRAL, COPUOS – Minister Counsellor at the Delegation of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna

You can find detailed information on this and other panels at POLEMICS – The Magazine of the Diplomatic Academy