Ahead of the NATO Warsaw Summit

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Ahead of NATO Warsaw Summit: Polish and Hungarian perspectives. Conference

Thursday 9 June 2016, 8:00 am

Lengyel Intézet

8.00 a.m. Registration

8.30 a.m. Welcoming remarks

  • Peter Stepper, Corvinus Society for Foreign Affairs and Culture 

9.00 a.m. Keynote speech 

Mr. Levente Benkő, Understate Secretary for Security and Defense Policy, MFAT

9.30 a.m. Coffee break

 

10.00 a.m. General Challenges ahead of the North Atlantic Alliance

 

Moderator:

Mr. Adam Kowalczyk, National Centre for Strategic Studies

Speakers:

Dr. István Balogh, Head of Department – Department of Security Policy and Non-Proliferation, MFAT

Mr. Tamás Csiki, Centre for Security and Defense Studies at the National University of Public Service

Mr. Pawel Nowak, PhD candidate, Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw

 

11.30 p.m. Coffee break

 

12.00 p.m. Implementation of NATO Readiness Action Plan (joint exercises, NFIU, VJTF)

 

Moderator:

Ms. Petra Kiss, desk officer at the Department of Strategic and Defense Planning, MoD

Speakers:

Mr. György Rábai, head of division at the Department of Strategic and Defense Planning, MoD

Dr. József Lajos Németh, adjunct professor at the National University of Public Service

Mr. Mateusz Krupczyński, National Centre for Strategic Studies

13.30 p.m. Lunch

 

14.30 p.m. NATO Membership Action Plans, General Landscape in Ukraine and Challenges of the NATO’s Eastern Flank

 

Moderator

Mr. Tamás Baranyi, head of research at the Antall József Knowledge Center 

Speakers

Mr. Pawel Fleischer, Academic Security Forum

Ms. Olga Zelinska, GSSR – Polish Academy of Sciences

Dr. László Póti, senior fellow at the IFAT

 

The conference is supported by the Polish Embassy in Budapest.