The 3rd Annual of International scientific conference
WAR VETERANS FORUM
Organiser: Trnava Self-Governing Region, War Veterans Union of the Slovak Republic
Conference topic: Implementing war veteran’s experiences from peacekeeping missions, operations in armed forces, international military structures and society.
Venue: Mirror Hall in Ján Palárik Theatre, Trnava
Aim of the conference: The main goal of conference is to highlight the need for respect the peace, safety, partnership and cooperation among nations and presentate the good examples of Slovak citizines working in military missions abroad. The current situation in the East Europe and the Middle East, together with the experience and knowledge of Slovak soldiers in the Balkans armed conflicts, creates space for discussion among army members, former members of peacekeeping missions, academics, members of civic organizations associating war veterans and the general public to express their opinion and their attitude on the need for removal of war conflicts and respect for peace and cooperation among nations.
Target group of the conference: armed forces members, war veterans and members of peacekeeping missions, students, public officials, members of cicil associations and social organisations
The lectures struction: one day conference with a common audience, which will be not divided into sections. There will be presented 4 – 5 speaches and 5 proffesional lectures.
Tha main output of international confrence: communiqué, anthology of contributions
9.30 – 10.00 registration of participants
10.01 opening ceremony - signature tune of Trnava Self-Governing Region
10.01 – 10.30 speeches (Mikuš, ambassador of Croatia, Banach, Kolenčík)
10.30 – 11.00 lecture – representative of OSSR
11.00 – 11.20 lecture – representative of war veterans from Poland
11.20 – 11.50 break – press confrence - refreschments
11.50 – 12.10 lecture – representative of war veterans from Slovakia
12.10 – 12.30 lecture – representative of war veterans from Czech Republic
12.30 – 12.50 lecture - Jaroslav Valko UN VETERAN SLOVAKIA
12.50 – 13.15 discussion sessions
13.15 – 13.20 communiqué
13.20 – 13.25 closing ceremony