are pleased to invite you to the round-table debate
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Security Alert on the EU's Doorstep:
How Can the NATO Summit Contribute
to Strengthening Security in the Eastern Partnership Countries?
former Assistant Secretary General for Operations,
Department of Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Chair, Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development, Georgia
Director, Regional Studies Center, Armenia
Programme Director, Foreign Policy Association (APE), Moldova
Head of the Board, NGO "Promotion of Intercultural Cooperation", Ukraine
Anna Maria Dyner
Head of Eastern Europe Programme, the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
Executive Director, Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation (PAUCI)
21 June 2016 (Tuesday) 11.00-13.00
The Polish Institute of International Affairs
1a Warecka Street, Warsaw
Conference room, 1st floor
The meeting will be held in English
Those wishing to attend are kindly requested to confirm by 20 June 2016 via online registration
Early registration is recommended due to the limited number of seats
The organizer reserves the right to close registration before the deadline
In case of problems with online registration, please contact us at (22) 556 80 09/71
The meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule. Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.
11.00-11.55 Session 1. Home-Grown Security: Limits and Opportunities in the Eastern Partnership Region
- The limits and potential of Eastern Partnership countries to enhance security in all its dimensions, and the resources and international agreements/guarantees needed to maximise successful implementation
- Strategy for civil society engagement in shaping the security policies of Eastern Partnership countries
11.55-12.05 Coffee break
12.05-13.00 Session 2. Forging Common Security Strategies at NATO and EU Levels and Beyond
- The challenges and options for NATO to forge a common security strategy with the countries on the EU's Eastern doorstep in all its dimensions, and the resources and international agreements required to make it possible and sustainable
- Recommendations for a strategy around which key actors (Eastern Partnership country governments, EU and EU member states, NATO and NATO member states, OSCE, and civil society actors in the Eastern Partnership countries) can unite to increase the security of the region in a long-term, sustainable way.
The debate is organised to mark the publication ahead of the NATO Warsaw Summit of a new policy publication addressing the internal and external security challenges facing the six Eastern Partnership countries (including policy recommendations for international actors and for the Eastern Partnership countries' governments and other stakeholders).
The event is organised in the framework of the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development/CIPDD project Security Alert on the EU's Doorstep supported by the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme. The aim of the project is to raise awareness about the EaP security challenges and develop comprehensive vision for the region.