The Atlantic Council’s Europe Center is delighted to invite you to a half-day workshop to preview and prepare for the Three Seas Summit and Business Forum. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 8 at 9:30 a.m. ET / 15:30hrs CEST.
The Three Seas Summit and Business Forum, the annual meeting of the Central and Eastern Europe launched and led initiative to accelerate regional development across the energy, transport, and digital infrastructures, next meets on June 20-21 in Riga, Latvia. Amid a critical moment for the region, Europe, and the world, this Summit is poised to produce action to strengthen regional security and connectivity.
Please join the Europe Center for an exciting series of conversations on the Three Seas and economic potentials the region, as well as the geopolitical role of the Three Seas in aiding Ukraine.
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET / 15:30hrs – 16:00hrs CEST
H.E. Krišjānis Kariņš
Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
In conversation with
Experts Analysis | The Economic Potential of the Three Seas Initiative
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. ET / 16:00hrs – 16:45hrs CEST
This panel discussion will explore the development of the region from a financial perspective, and how the Three Seas Initiative can leverage its economic potential to foster investment in the region.
Chief Investment Officer
Sovereign Infrastructure Group
H.E. Eglė Markevičiūtė
Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania
Director, Office of Central European Affairs
US Department of State
Investment and Development Agency of Latvia
Panel Discussion | The Three Seas and Ukraine
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET / 16:45hrs – 17:30hrs CEST
This discussion will address the war in Ukraine and how the Three Seas Initiative can play a constructive and leading role in rebuilding Ukraine in the near- and long-term.
Head, Central European Department
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
Chief Executive Officer
Ambassador Kurt Volker
Center for European Policy Analysis