Security and Defence

Debating Security Plus 2017
26 - 28 Sep 2017
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For registration and the full programme, click here.

Debating Security Plus is a global online brainstorm, organised by Friends of Europe, where you can debate with foreign ministers, security experts and policy-makers on topics such as terrorism, security, defence and climate change. Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders and UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag will also take part in the online discussions. Each of the discussion themes will be introduced by video messages from leading figures of the security and defence sector. Moderators will steer discussions towards concrete recommendations, and will also highlight disagreement as well as consensus.

In-depth ‘rapid-fire chats’ will be hosted by partner organisations, allowing participants to zero in on highly specific topics. Coming Thursday at 11.00 AM Clingendael's research fellow Anne Bakker will be part of the rapid-fire chat on the future of EU defence.