Club di Venezia – Plenaria su “Comunicazione e Europa” – Istituto universitario europeo, Fiesole – 30 giugno/1 luglio 2022 – Programma (It-En)

IUE – Badia Fiesolana

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Riunione Plenaria del Club di Venezia (CdV).

30 giugno – 1 luglio 2022

Istituto Universitario Europeo

Badia Fiesolana, Via dei Roccettini 9 Fiesole (Firenze), Italia

Agenda provvisoria (27 giugno 2022)

Lingue: italiano, francese e inglese (interpretazione fornita)

Giovedì 30 giugno (9:00 – 12:30)

9:00 – 09:15 Sessione di apertura

Dichiarazioni di benvenuto

• Marco DEL PANTA, Segretario Generale dell’Istituto Universitario Europeo (EUI)

• Francesco TUFARELLI, DG Coordinamento delle Politiche dell’UE, Dipartimento per le Politiche Europee, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri

• Fabrizio SPADA, Capo dell’Ufficio Relazioni Istituzionali, Ufficio Informazione del Parlamento Europeo in Italia

• Richard KUEHNEL, Commissione Europea DG COMM, Direttore, “Rappresentanza e Comunicazione negli Stati Membri”

• Un rappresentante del Comune di Firenze

9:15 – 09:45

Indirizzi chiave

• Enzo AMENDOLA, Ministro per gli Affari Europei, Governo Italiano (TBC)

• Stefano ROLANDO, Presidente del Club di Venezia

10:00 – 12:30 Sessione plenaria

TAVOLA ROTONDA: “La Conferenza sul Futuro dell’Europa – Qual è la posta in gioco”

  • analisi ex post delle strategie di comunicazione e campagna informativa (piattaforme cooperative, inclusività, trasparenza)
  • una valutazione della cooperazione tra istituzioni e governi e tra le autorità degli Stati membri ei settori della società civile
  • analisi del sentiment dell’opinione pubblica
  • follow-up:  road map/calendario futuri previsti dalle istituzioni e dagli Stati membri  cosa e come comunicare: obiettivi realistici vs target chimerici

Moderatore: – Marco INCERTI, Direttore della Comunicazione, Istituto Universitario Europeo (EUI)

Oratore principale:

– un rappresentante della Francia (SIG o MFA) (TBC)

– Nicolas LE POLAIN, Parlamento Europeo, DG Comunicazione, Capo ad interim dell’Unità Concept and Design, responsabile della campagna di comunicazione intorno al CoFE

Relatori:

– Francesco TUFARELLI, Italia, DG Coordinamento delle Politiche dell’UE, Dipartimento per le Politiche Europee, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri

– Franca Maria FEISEL, Ricercatrice EUI, Co-Moderatrice European Citizen Panel ECP1

– Igor BLAHUSIAK, Repubblica Ceca, Direttore del Dipartimento Comunicazione per gli Affari Europei, Ufficio del Governo

– Richard KUEHNEL, Commissione Europea DG COMM, Direttore, “Rappresentanza e Comunicazione negli Stati Membri”

– Kevin KELLY, Irlanda, Direttore della Stampa e delle Comunicazioni, Dipartimento degli Affari Esteri

– Susanne WEBER, Austria, responsabile della comunicazione digitale presso la Cancelleria federale

–Leda GUIDI, Presidente Associazione Italiana Comunicatori Pubblici (COMPA)

– Adam NYMAN, Direttore, Debating Europe

14:15 – 16:45 Sessione plenaria

“Comunicazione di crisi: focus sulla guerra in UCRAINA e resilienza contro la pandemia di COVID-19:

sfide per la comunicazione strategica e possibili sinergie intergovernative per fornire e promuovere informazioni affidabili e quadri interattivi conduttivi”

  • GUERRA in UCRAINA: comunicazione sulle conseguenze della guerra sui cittadini (rifugiati, sanzioni, crisi energetica, costo della vita) • ruolo della società civile e delle reti sociali
  • COVID-19: rafforzare la resilienza contro future crisi sanitarie; valutare e rafforzare le reti di cooperazione tra governi e comunità scientifiche
  • Sfide comuni: analizzare narrazioni, asincronie, comportamenti e strategie collaborative ; rafforzare la lotta coordinata contro la disinformazione; rapporti con i media in un ambiente di reciproca fiducia

Moderatore: Vincenzo LE VOCI, Segretario Generale del Club di Venezia

Key Note speaker: Irene PLANK, Germania, Direttore per la Comunicazione Strategica presso il Ministero degli Esteri Federale e membro dello Steering Group del Club di Venezia

Relatori:

 – un rappresentante del MAE italiano (TBC)

– Ruslan DEYNYCHENKO, Ucraina, Direttore Esecutivo e Yevhen FEDCHENKO, Caporedattore, Stopfake.org

– Ave EERMA, Estonia, Capo della Rete di comunicazione integrata per la risposta alle crisi politiche (IPCR CCN); Coordinatore Nazionale per la Comunicazione Rischi e Crisi, Direzione Comunicazione Strategica

– Jānis SĀRTS, NATO, Direttore del Centro di eccellenza per le comunicazioni strategiche, Riga

– John CHRYSOULAKIS, Segretario Generale per i Greci all’Estero e la Diplomazia Pubblica, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Grecia, membro del Gruppo Direttivo del Club di Venezia

– Rebecca O’CONNOR, Irlanda, Dipartimento del Taoiseach, Specialista in comunicazioni

– Carys WHOMSLEY, Digitalis, Direttore, Digital Risk, Head of Research and Thought Leadership

 – Delphine COLARD, Parlamento Europeo, Capo dell’Unità Portavoce e Vice Portavoce

– Maja MARICIC, Commissione Europea, Information Officer presso il Servizio del Portavoce

– Lauri TIEALA, Direttore del programma, EDMO, EUI

– Luke HAVILL, Regno Unito, REOC Communications

– Marco RICORDA, Communications Manager, International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

– Nikola HOŘEJŠ, Repubblica Ceca, Direttore del Programma Affari Internazionali, Istituto di Ricerca su Società e Democrazia (STEM)

16:45 – 17:45 Esercizio interattivo di rafforzamento delle capacità

Esercizio di gruppo immersivo e basato su scenari progettato per incoraggiare la discussione collaborativa sul tema del rafforzamento delle capacità nelle comunicazioni, inclusa l’identificazione delle competenze richieste per comunicatori moderni efficaci che affrontano situazioni di crisi

Moderatore: Fiona SPEIRS, Regno Unito, Cabinet Office

18:15 Cocktail di networking con i membri del comitato consultivo EDMO (sedi EUI)

19:30 Cena – offerta dalle autorità ospitanti dell’IUE (sede: locali dell’IUE)

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Club of Venice (CoV) Plenary Meeting

30 June – 1 July 2022

Venue

European University Institute

Badia Fiesolana, Via dei Roccettini 9 Fiesole (Florence), Italy

Provisional Agenda – as of 27 June 2022

Meeting languages: Italian, French and English (interpretation provided)

Thursday, June 30th (9:00 – 12:30)

9:00 – 09:15 Opening Session

Welcome statements

· Marco DEL PANTA, Secretary-General of the European University Institute (EUI) · Francesco TUFARELLI, DG Coordination of EU Policies, Department for the European Policies, Presidency of the Council of Ministers

· Fabrizio SPADA, Head of the Institutional Relations Department, European Parliament Information Office in Italy

· Richard KUEHNEL, European Commission DG COMM, Director, “Representation and Communication in Member States”

· A representative of the City of Florence

9:15 – 09:45

Key addresses

· Enzo AMENDOLA, Minister for European Affairs, Italian Government (TBC)

· Stefano ROLANDO, President of the Club of Venice

10:00 – 12:30 Plenary session

ROUND TABLE: “The Conference on the Future of Europe – What is at stake”

§ ex-post analysis of the communication strategies and information campaign (cooperative platforms, inclusiveness, transparency)

§ an assessment of the cooperation between institutions and governments and between MS’ authorities and civil society sectors

§ analysis of the public opinion sentiment

§ follow-up: Ø future road map/calendar envisaged by institutions and Member States Ø what and how to communicate: realistic objectives vs. chimeric targets

Moderator: – Marco INCERTI, Communications Director, European University Institute (EUI)

Key Note speakers:

– a representative of France (S.I.G. or MFA) (TBC)

– Nicolas LE POLAIN, European Parliament, DG Communication, Acting Head the Concept and Design Unit, in charge of the communication campaign around the CoFE

Panellists:

– Francesco TUFARELLI, Italy, DG Coordination of EU Policies, Department for European Policies, Presidency of the Council of Ministers

– Franca Maria FEISEL, EUI Researcher, Co-Moderator European Citizen Panel ECP1

– Igor BLAHUSIAK, Czech Republic, Director of the European Affairs Communication Department, Office of the Government

– Richard KUEHNEL, European Commission DG COMM, Director, “Representation and Communication in Member States”

– Kevin KELLY, Ireland, Director of Press and Communications, Department of Foreign Affairs

– Susanne WEBER, Austria, Head of Digital Communication at the Federal Chancellery –

 Leda GUIDI, President of the Italian Association of Public Communicators (COMPA)

– Adam NYMAN, Director, Debating Europe

14:15 – 16:45 Plenary session

Crisis communication: focus on war in UKRAINE and resilience vs. the COVID-19 pandemic – challenges for strategic communication and possible inter-governmental synergies to provide and promote reliable information and condusive interactive frameworks”

§ WAR in UKRAINE:

· communication on consequences of war affecting citizens (refugees, sanctions, energy crisis, cost of living) · the role of civil society and social networks

§ COVID-19:

· stepping-up resilience against future health crises

· evaluating and strengthening cooperation networks between governments and scientific communities

§ common challenges:

· analysing narratives, asynchronies, behaviours and collaborative strategies · reinforcing coordinated fight against disinformation

· relations with the media in a mutually trustworthy environment

Moderator:

Vincenzo LE VOCI, Secretary-General of the Club of Venice Key Note speaker:

– Irene PLANK, Germany, Director for Strategic Communication at the Federal Foreign Office and member of the Steering Group of the Club of Venice

Panellists:

 – a representative of Italy’s MFA (TBC)

– Ruslan DEYNYCHENKO, Ukraine, Executive Director and Yevhen FEDCHENKO, Chief Editor, Stopfake.org

– Ave EERMA, Estonia, Head of the Integrated Political Crisis Response Crisis Communication Network (IPCR CCN); National Coordinator for Risk and Crisis Communication, Strategic Communication Department

– Jānis SĀRTS, NATO, Director of the Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, Riga

– John CHRYSOULAKIS, Secretary-General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece, member of the Steering Group of the Club of Venice

– Rebecca O’CONNOR, Ireland, Department of the Taoiseach, Communications Specialist

– Carys WHOMSLEY, Digitalis, Director, Digital Risk, Head of Research and Thought Leadership

 – Delphine COLARD, European Parliament, Head of the Spokesperson’s Unit and Deputy Spokesperson

– Maja MARICIC, European Commission, Information Officer at the Spokesperson’s Service

– Lauri TIERALA, Programme Director, EDMO, EUI

– Luke HAVILL, United Kingdom, REOC Communications

– Marco RICORDA, Communications Manager, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

– Nikola HOŘEJŠ, Czech Republic, International Affairs Programme Director, Society and Democracy Research Institute (STEM)

16:45 – 17:45 Interactive capacity building exercise

Immersive, scenario-based group exercise designed to encourage collaborative discussion around the topic of capacity building in communications, including identifying the skills required for effective modern communicators facing crisis situations

Moderator: Fiona SPEIRS, United Kingdom, Cabinet Office

18:15 Networking cocktail with the EDMO Advisory Board members (EUI premises)

19:30 Dinner – offered by the EUI hosting authorities (venue: EUI premises)

Friday, 1st July 2022 (9:00-12:45)

9:00 – 11:30

ROUND TABLE – CAPACITY/CAPABILITY BUILDING

– 1) New projects to strengthen professionalization

and 2) reactivation of the ad Hoc Working Group of the Club on Capacity Building – the role of Academies and public communications’ hubs/centre of expertise: promoting new synergies at international level

– developing a change culture / Coping with advanced technologies in a rapidly evolving information and media ecosystem – monitoring stratcom capacities and mapping efficiency and effectiveness – Elaborating a Memo for Action on Capacity Building objectives

11:30 – 12:45

CLIMATE CHANGE – A pressing communication priority overshadowed by war and pandemia

– communicating roadmaps to save the planet (in view of the UNCCC COP-27 foreseen on 6-17 November 2022 in Egypt)

– making climate change communication effective – communicating civil society inclusive projects’ added value

Moderators:

– Carlotta ALFONSI, Policy Analyst, Open and Innovative Government, Public Governance Directorate, OECD (Capacity Building session)

– Marco RICORDA, Communications Manager, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) (Climate Change session)

Panellists:

– Capacity building:

– Alex AIKEN, United Kingdom, Executive Director of Government Communications, International Relations and National Security

– Robert WESTER, Netherlands, Managing Director, Berenschot EU – Anthony ZACHARZEWSKI, Director of The Democratic Society

– John VERRICO, Former President of the U.S. National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC)

– Yves CHARMONT, France, Délégué-général, Cap’Com

– Viktoras DAUKSAS, Director of DebunkEU.org

Climate change:

– Key Note by

– Andreas LANG, Germany, Deputy Head of the Division for Communication Abroad, Federal Foreign Office

 – Viktoria FLODH LI, Sweden, Ambassador, Head of Communication, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

– Paolo CARIDI, European Commission, DG CLIMA, Head of Unit E2 “Communication, Civil Society Relations and Climate Pact”

 – Verena RINGLER, Director, European Commons

– Patricia SCHERER, ifok – a Cadmus Company, Director, EU Relations & Projects

– Martina FONDI, Treedom, Partner & Forestry Coordinator

– Pier Virgilio DASTOLI, President of the European Movement – Italy

12:45 – 13:00

Closing Session – Reflections on the issues emerged during the plenary meeting

  • Stefano ROLANDO, President of the Club of Venice
  • Marco INCERTI, Director of Communications, EUI

Planning for 2022, with focus on: = poss. seminar on the future of public communication (Bergamo) (early October 2022, tbc) Crisis Communication seminar – Prague, 13 and 14 October 2022 = Venice plenary (24-25 November 2022) = Joint events in cooperation with Cap’ Com and ICMPD (November 2022)

= Work in synergy with international partner organizations Vincenzo LE VOCI, Secretary-General of the Club of Venice

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch offered by the hosting authorities (TBC)

14:30 – 16:00 Social event organized by the EUI authorities: Visit to the Historical Archives of the European Union

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