Thursday, March 15, 2018

09.30 – 10.20 Registration of participants
10.30 – 11.00 Opening ceremony
Opening remarks:

Prof. Ph.D. Zoran Tomić, Rector of the University of Mostar
and chairman of the Rector’s Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Prof. Ph.D. Vlado Guberac, Rector of Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek
and Chairman of the Rector’s Council of the Republic of Croatia

The musical part of the program – the Quartet of the Symphonic Orchestra of Mostar:
Ludwig van Beethoven – Ode to Joy

academician Dragan Čović, predsjedatelj Predsjedništva Bosne i Hercegovine

The musical part of the program – the Quartet of the Symphonic Orchestra of Mostar
and Nikolina Zovko: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – You who know what love is, The Marriage of Figaro

Presenter: Sanja Pehar

11.00 – 11.30    Introductory lecture
Prof. Ph.D. Branko Katalinić, Vienna University of Technology
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break
Press statements
12.00 PANEL I – Exceptional forms of inequality of Croats in comparison to the other two constituent peoples
12.00 – 13.15 Session I: The Concept of Equality and Inequality in Multiethnic States with an Emphasis on BiH.
How to institutionalise cohabitation of rights of individuals and groups?

Prof. Ph.D. Ugo Vlaisavljević
Prof. Ph.D. Mile Lasić
Prof. Ph.D. Zvonko Miljko

The session is chaired by Ph.D. Dejan Vanjek

 13.15 – 14.30 Session II: Amendments to the Dayton Peace Agreement / Constitution and Their Consequences for (Non)Equality

Borjana Krišto
academician Frano Ljubić
Bariša Čolak
Prof. Ph.D. Božo Ljubić

The session is chaired by Milan Sitarski

 14.30 – 16.00 Lunch break
 16.00 – 17.25 Session III: Constitutional (a)symmetry and (non)equality in BiH:
Constituency as the constitutional basis of equality and how to institutionalize it?

academician Božo Žepić
Ph.D. Mato Arlović
Ivan Vukoja

The session is chaired by Mr. Josip Brkić

17.30 – 19.00 Free activities
Press statements
19.00 Dinner party
Humanitarian dinner with auction of paintings


Friday, March 16, 2018

09.30 II. PANEL – Proposals for practical solutions to the equality of Croats of BiH
in accordance with European values, positive examples and practices
09.30 – 10.45 Session I: How to achieve a fair distribution of public resources in an asymmetric federal environment?

Ph.D. Dražen Barbarić
Ass. Prof. Ilija Musa
Mr. Ivan Ćubela
Zoran Zeljko

The session is chaired by Prof. Ph. D. Sanja Vlaisavljević

10.45 – 12.00 Session II: Equality through Representation and Presentation of (Non)Equal Groups:
Fair Electoral Law as a Presumption of Equality and Integration of BiH

Željana Zovko
Josip Merdžo
Milan Sitarski

The session is chaired by Zoran Krešić

12.00 – 12.15 Coffee break
12.15 – 13.30 Session III: Prospects for the development of constitutionalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina
in accordance with BiH constitutional tradition and European democratic legitimacy

Prof. Ph.D. Jure Zovko
Tonino Picula
Prof. Ph.D. Saša Mrduljaš

The session is chaired by Lidija Topić

13.30 – 14.00 Discussion
14.00 – 14.30 Conclusions and closure of the symposium
14.30 Lunch