Conference of the European Ministers of Culture - 20 - 22 October 2003 - Opatija, Croatie 

(Version anglaise)

Provisional list of participants

Composition of Delegations

Albania

- Arta Dade, Minister of Culture

Andorra

- Xavier Montane, Ministre de la Culture Ministère de la Culture
- Cristina Martí Torres, Directrice de la Culture
Ministère de la Culture

Armenia

- Tamara Poghosyan, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport
- Karen Aristakeisyan, Deputy Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport
- Hasmik Gharaghazaryan, Expert Information Centre
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport

Austria

- Franz morak, State Secretary for Art and Media
Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery)
- Norbert Riedl, Director of International Relations Department, Arts section
Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery)
- Paul Schmidinger, Office of the State Secretary for Art and Media
Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery)
- Katerina Stourzh, Press Spokeswoman of the State Secretary
Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery)
- Veronika Ratzenböck, Advisor
Director, Österreichische Kulturdokumentation
Int. Institut für Kulturanalysen

Azerbaijan

- Polad Byulbyulogly, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Sevda Mamedaliyeva, Deputy Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Nuriyye Ahmadova, Chief Specialist of Cultural Policy Department
Ministry of Culture

Belgium

Flemish Community

- Paul Van Grembergen, Flemish Minister for Home Affairs, Culture, Youth and the Civil Service
Department Welzijn, Volksgezondheid en Cultuur
- Yaniss Aiche, Counsellor
Department Welzijn, Volksgezondheid en Cultuur
- An Knaeps, Assistant to the Director for Cultural Affairs
Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap

French Community
- Mélanie Bost, Collaboratrice attachée au Cabinet du Ministre-Président
- France Lebon, Directrice du Service de l’Éducation permanente et de la Créativité, Direction générale de la Culture
Ministère de la Communauté française
- Stéphanie Deschamps, Attachée de presse
Direction générale de la Culture
Ministère de la Communauté française

Bosnia & Herzegovina

- Safet Halilovic, Minister of Civil Affairs of BiH
Ministry of Civil Affairs
- Ibrahim Spahic, Director
International Center for Peace
- Aida Duric, Associate -interpreter
Ministry of Civil Affairs

Bulgaria

- Bojidar Abrashev, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Deiana Danailova, Director, International Cultural Policy
Ministry of Culture

Croatia

- Antun Vujic, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Naima Balic, Assistant Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Davor Miskovic, Advisor, Department for Restoration
Ministry of Culture
- Neven Madey, Permanent Representative of Croatia with the CoE

Czech Republic

- Petra Smolikova, Vice Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Jaromíra Mizerova, Head of Foreign Relations Department
Ministry of Culture
- Zdenĕk Prihoda, Expert of the Foreign Relations Department
Ministry of Culture

Denmark

- Peter Van Zaane, Special Advisor
Ministry of Culture

Estonia
- Urmas Paet, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Reet Remmel, Head of Department of International relations and European Integration
Ministry of Culture

Finland

- Risto Ruohonen, Special Government Advisor, Head of Arts and Cultural Heritage Division
Ministry of Education, Department for Cultural, Sport and Youth Policy
- Pirkko Rainesalo, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs
Ministry of Education, Department for Cultural, Sport and Youth Policy

France

- Marie Frédérique Bergeaud, Adjointe au Chef du department
Département des affaires internationales
Ministère de la culture et de la communication
- Anne-Sophie Barreau, Chargée d’études sur les questions relatives au Conseil de l’Europe
Département des Affaires internationales
Ministère de la culture et de la communication
- Olivier Brochet, Conseiller de coopération et d'action culturelle
Ambassade de France en Croatie

Georgia

- Sesili Gogiberidze, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Zviad Mchedlishvili, Director of International Cultural Relations Department
Ministry of Culture

Germany

- Gunter Mulack, Commissioner for Dialogue among civilizations
Federal Foreign Office
- Peter Von Wesendonk, Head of Division of Multilateral Cultural Relations
Federal Foreign Office
- Wilhelm Neufeldt, Ministerialdirigent, Director General of Cultural Affairs in the Land Brandenburg
Ministry pf Science, Research and Culture

Greece

- Dimitris Vidouris, Ambassador of Greece in Zagreb
Embassy of Greece
- Zoe Kazazaki, Chef de la Section des Organisations Internationales
Direction des Relations Culturelles Internationales
Ministere de la Culture
- Vassiliki Papakostopoulou, Directorate of International Relations
International Organisations’ Section
Hellenic Ministry of Culture

Holy See

- S.E. Mgr Francisco Javier Lozano, Nonce Apostolic en Croatie
- R.P. Jean-Marie Laurent Mazas, Membre Conseil Pontifical de la Culture

Hungary

- Lajos Vass, Parliamentary State Secretary
Ministry of Cultural Heritage
- Zsolt Jékely, Director General – International Affairs
Department for Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Cultural Heritage

Iceland

- Karitas H. Gunnarsdottir, Director of Cultural Office
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

Ireland
- Michael Grant, Assistant Secretary General
Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism
- Christine Sisk, Assistant Principal, Arts Division
Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism

Italy

- Giuliano Urbani, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Fabio Claudio De Nardis, Diplomatic councilor
Ministry of Culture
- Roberta Alberotanza, Direction générale pour la coopération culturelle – Uff III
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères
Vice-Directeur
Institut italien de la Culture - Tirana

Latvia

- Inguna Ribena, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Daniels Pavluts, State Secretary
Ministry of Culture

Lithuania

- Roma Zakaitiene (former Ms. Dovydeniene), Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Rasius Makselis, Advisor to the Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture

Luxembourg
- Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Ministre de la Culture, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche

Malta

- Vincent Cassar, Permanent Secretary
Minister for Youth and the Arts

Moldova

- Veaceslav Madan, Minister of Culture

Netherlands

- Johannes Landman, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Council of Europe

- Ineke R. M. Bink-Leijh, Senior Policy Advisor
Directorate of Cultural Policies
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Norway

- Yngve Slettholm, State Secretary
Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs
- Alf Modvar, Deputy Director General
Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs
- Antoaneta A. Hansteen, Advisor
Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs

Poland

- Krzysztof Kopytko, Director
Ministry of Culture

Portugal

- Pedro Manuel Da Cruz Roseta, Minister of Culture
- Patricia Salvação Barreto, Directrice du Cabinet des relations Internationales du
Ministère de la Culture

Romania

- Razvan Theodorescu, Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs
Ministry of Culture and the Denominations

Russian Federation

- Denis Vladimirovich Molchanov, First Deputy Minister
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
- Marina Klimenko, Head of Department for Cultural Cooperation with West
Ministry of Culture

Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia

- Branislav Lečić, Minister of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia
- Aleksandra Jovićević, Assistant Minister for Contemporary Arts
Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia

Montenegro

- Vesna Kilibarda, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture of Montenegro

Slovak Republic

- József Kvarda, State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Silvia Fodorová, Secretary to the State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Culture (Ministerstvo kultúry)

Slovenia

- Andreja Rihter, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Vesna Čopič, State Undersecretary
Ministry of Culture
- Saša Ogrizek, Head of Minister’s Office
Ministry of Culture

Spain

- Áurea Roldan Martin, General Director for International Cultural Cooperation
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
Secretaría de Estado de Cultura
- Fernando Gómez Riesco, Deputy Director General for International Cultural Cooperation
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
Secretaría de Estado de Cultura
- Josefina López Conejos, Chief of Multilateral International Cultural cooperation
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
Secretaría de Estado de Cultura
- Juan Carols Gafo, Deputy Director General for Cultural and Scientific relations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Sweden

- Pia Erson, Cultural Counsellor
The Swedish Representation to the E.U.
- Tomas Lindman, Deputy Director, Ministry of Culture

Switzerland

- David Streiff, Directeur, Office Fédéral de la Culture
- Carolle Von Ins, Résponsable Affaires internationales
Département fédéral de l’Intérieur
Office fédéral de la Culture

FYROM

- Blagoj Stefanovski, Minister of Culture
Ministry of Culture
- Biljana Prentovska, Counsellor to the Minister of Culture 
Head of International Co-operation Departement
Ministry of Culture

Turkey

- Erkan Mumcu, Minister of Culture and Tourism
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
- Sander Gürbüz, Deputy Director General
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Ufuk Yilmaz, Head of Department for Foreign Relations and European Union Coordination,
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
- Cem Emre, Interpreter, Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Ankara-Turkey

Ukraine

- Tymofiy G. Kokhan, Deputy Minister of Culture and Art
Ministry of Culture and Art
- Olexandr Shatylo, Head of Protocol Department
Ministry for Culture and Arts

United Kingdom

- Estelle Morris MP, Minister for the Arts
- David Mclaren, Private Secretary
- Carolyn Morrison, Head of International Broadcasting,
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
- Aidan Mcivor, International Unit

Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

- Joseph Licari, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe

- Miljenko Doric, Head of the Croatian Delegation to the CLRAE
President of Primorje and Gorski Kotar County Assembly

Canada

- Jean-Pierre Blais, Sous-Ministre Adjoint
Affaires internationales et intergouvernementales
Ministère du Patrimoine canadien
- Barbara Motzney, Directrice, Relations Internationales et développement des politiques
Ministère du Patrimoine canadien
- Callie Stewart, Conseillère en politiques, Relations Internationales et développement des politiques
Ministère du Patrimoine canadien

Japan

- Kaname Ikeda, Ambassadeur du Japon en Croatie
- Masaya Furukawa, Third Secretary
Japanese Embassy in Croatia

UNMIK-Kosovo

- Behxhet Brajshori, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports
Kosovo Provisional Institutions of Self-Government, UNMIK
- Biyyala V. P. RAO, Principal International Officer
Kosovo Provisional Institutions of Self-Government, UNMIK

Morocco

- Mohammed Achaari, Minister of Culture
Ministère de la Culture

The League of Arab States

- Noureddine Hachad, Deputy Secretary General

NGO “Education and Culture” Grouping

- Alain Mouchoux, Président du Regroupement ONG « Education et Culture » du Conseil de l’Europe
Comité Syndicale Européen de l’éducation (CSEE)

European Central Initiative

- Harold Kreid, Director General
Executive Secretariat
Central European Initiative

Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO).

- Mongi Bousnina, Director General

General Rapporteur

- Jean Petaux, Chargé de la communication et des relations extérieures
Institut d’études politiques – Université de Bordeaux