Programme

PROGRAMME

International Parliamentary Conference
of the OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group
“Belt and Road: Deepening Cooperation
for Sustainable Development and Prosperity”
28 — 30 April 2019,
Minsk, the President Hotel
 

28 April 2019 (Sunday)

during the day

Arrival of the conference participants, accommodation in hotels (locations are being specified)

29 April 2019 (Monday)

09.00 — 09.50

 

Registration (thePresident Hotel, Business Hall, second floor)

09.30 — 10.30

Opening ceremony (the President Hotel, Congress Hall “Minsk”)

 

 

Moderator:Mr. Azay Guliyev, Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Silk Road Support Group, vice-President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Speakers:(time limit — up to 10 minutes)

Mr. Vladimir Andreichenko, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

Mr. George Tsereteli, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.

Mr. Damdin Tsogtbaatar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, Head of the delegation of Mongolia to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Mr. Cui Qiming, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus

10.30 — 11.30

Coffee break

11.30 — 13.00

Panel I: Realization of the Belt and Road Initiative
as a Factor of Economic Growth and Increase of Investment Attractiveness of the Participating States: Challenges and Ways of Development
(the President Hotel, VIP Conference Hall)

 

 

Moderator:Mr. Boleslav Pirshtuk, Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Head of the delegation of the Republic of Belarus to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

 

 

Speakers: (time limit — up to 10 minutes)

Mr. Dmitry Krutoy, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus

Mr. Paolo Grimoldi, Head of the delegation of Italy to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Philipp Brunner, General Director of the “Stadler Minsk” 

Ms. Stefana Miladinovic, Head of the delegation of Serbia to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Nabi Avci, Head of the Delegation of Turkey to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Basko Vladimir, GeneralDirector of the Infopark Association

13.00 — 14.30

Lunch

14.30 — 16.00

Panel II: Implementation of International Infrastructure
Projects — the Basis for the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative

 

 

(the President Hotel, VIP Conference Hall)

 

 

Moderator:Mr. Filippo Lombardi, Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Political Affairs and Security, Member of the delegation of Switzerland to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Vice-chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Silk Road Support Group

Speakers: (time limit — up to 10 minutes)

Mr. Alexey Lyakhnovich, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus

Mr. Damdin Tsogtbaatar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, Head of the delegation of Mongolia to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Ms. Sereine Mauborgne, Head of the delegation of France to the
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Mr. Javid Gurbanov, Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC

Mr. Igor Zgurskiy, Vice-Chairman of the Board of the United Transport and Logistics Company — Eurasian Rail Alliance
(UTLC ERA)

Mr. Eugene Seah, Chief Operations Officer of Baku International Sea Trade Port

16.00 — 16.30

Coffee Break

16.30 — 18.00

Panel III: Using the Potential of the Belt and Road Initiative to Boost Humanitarian Cooperation and Tourist Attractiveness of the Participating States

 

 

(the President Hotel, VIP Conference Hall)

 

 

Moderator:Mr. Roman Haider, Special Representative of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly on Central Asia, Member of the delegation of Austria to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Vice-Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Silk Road Support Group

Speakers:

Mr. Andrey Dapkyunas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

Ms. Margareta Kiener Nellen, Head of the delegation of Switzerland to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Question

Mr. Gennady Onishchenko, Member of the delegation of Russia to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Mr. Mikhail Portnoy, Deputy Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus

Mr. Altynbek Mamaiusupov, Secretary General of TURKPA

Mr. Filip Guly, the Chair of the Republican Union of the Tourist Industry

18.00 — 18.30

Adoption of the Minsk Declaration

 

 

(the President Hotel, VIP Conference Hall)

19.00 — 20.30

Reception

 

 

(the President Hotel)

30 April 2019 (Tuesday)

09.30 — 11.30

Visit to the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park
“The Great Stone”

12.00 — 14.00

Visit to the Minsk Church of All saints and in memory of the victims, the salvation of our Fatherland served

Lunch

afternoon

 

Departure of the conference participants