Valdai Club’s Sixth European Conference. Speakers
Vienna, Austria

In Vienna on May 21, 2019, the Valdai Discussion Club will hold its sixth European conference, titled “All Together or Me First? How the European Union and Russia see the Future of Multilateral Diplomacy”.


  • ASTROV Vasily, Wiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche (wiiw)

  • BARISITZ Stephan, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)

  • BYSTRITSKIY Andrey, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club

  • CSITKOVITS Erich, Lieutenant General, Commandant of the National Defence Academy

  • GOMART Thomas, Director of French Institute of International Relations

  • GREMINGER Thomas, Secretary General of the OSCE

  • GRUSHKO Alexander, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  • HAUSER Gunther, Institute for Strategy and Security Policy, National Defence Academy

  • KOSACHEV Konstantin, Chairman of the Federation Council’s Committee on International Affairs

  • KRASTEV Ivan, chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

  • KRUMM Reinhard, Head of Regional Office for Security and Peace in Europe, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

  • OZNOBISCHEV Sergey, Head of Sector on Military-Political Analysis and Research Projects, IMEMO RAS

  • PEISCHEL Wolfgang, Brigadier General, Editor-in-Chief of the Austrian Military Journal

  • PETERLIK Johannes, Secretary General in the Federal Ministry of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria

  • SCHMIDL Erwin A., Head of the Institute for Strategy and Security Policy, National Defence Academy

  • SHOKHIN Alexander, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

  • STADLER Christian, Head of the Research Center for Polemology and Legal Ethics, University of Vienna | National Defence Academy

  • STOYCHEV Kancho, President of Gallup International Association (GIA)

  • TIMOFEEV Ivan, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club, Programme Director of the Russian Council of International Relations

  • TOJE Asle, Research Director at the Norwegian Nobel Institute

  • TSCHANK Markus, Member of the National Council of the Republic of Austria; President of the Institute for Security Policy (ISP)

  • ULYANOV Mikhail, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna

  • VAN AGT Christof, Senior Energy Analyst, International Energy Forum

  • ZERBO Lassina, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization