International conference "Assurance and Deterrence: NATO’s Warsaw Summit Agenda from the Baltic Perspective“


Institute of International Relations and Political Science organized the international conference "Assurance and Deterrence: NATO’s Warsaw Summit Agenda from the Baltic Perspective“The conference took place May 12th 2016

Programe of the conference 

This conference provided the expert level platform to assess the implementation of assurance measures agreed in Wales Summit and exchange views on the decisions to be taken in NATO Summit 2016 by giving a particular attention to the perspective of the Baltic countries. The conference gathered security experts and policy makers both from leading regional think tanks and governmental agencies.

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Presentations from the conference (soon available on line)

Dr. Steinar Høibråten, Nuclear Weapons: Armament anddisarmament with a focus on Russia (Chief Scientist, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway) Presentation 

Renatas Norkus, NATO’s Adaptation: Towards Warsaw and Beyond (Director, Transatlantic Cooperation & Security Policy Department, MFA Lithuania) Presentation 

Dick Zandee (Senior Research Fellow, Netherlands Institute of International Relations) notes of the presetation