Eastern Europe's Defence – how can Romania contribute to the European security strategy?

Aspen Institute Romania and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung are organizing the debate "Eastern Europe's Defence – how can Romania contribute to the European security strategy?", during the EUROSFAT conference, to be held in Bucharest on April 28, 2017.

Eurosfat 2017 takes place at a moment when Romania must define its priorities for the 2019 EU Council Presidency. At the same time, 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and the creation of the European Economic Community (EEC), as well as 10 years since Romania joined the European Union. This event is organized with the support and under the high patronage of the European Parliament, the Representation of the European Commission in Romania and of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council.

Preliminary Agenda

11:00 - 13:00

Opening remarks:
Mircea Geoană, President, Aspen Institute Romania

Speakers:
Constantin Ciorobea, Flotilla Admiral, Navy Forces of Romania
Dr. Andrey Devyatkov, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Post-Soviet Studies, Institute of Economy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Peter Chalupecky, Head NATO and Multilateral Affairs Section, PASP Division at NATO
Dr. Markus Kaim, Senior Fellow, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Moderator: Raluca Bârzu (Affiliated Expert, Europuls)

Key topics:

- Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy of the EU
- NATO and the European Defense
- National Defense – Romania's case
- Security challenges at the Eastern border of Romania / EU
- Eastern Europe's Defence as priority on the European Agenda in the framework of RO2019

More info:
http://www.eurosfat.ro/en/

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