The SFS Security Studies Program represented at the NATO Public Forum on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. The NATO Public Forum, co-organized by NATO, the Eastern Europe Studies Centre, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Munich Security Conference, and the Atlantic Council, provided an opportunity to hear from heads of state and NATO leadership.
Hotaka Nakamura (SSP’22) asked the outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, about the lessons NATO allies and partners in the Indo Pacific can take away from NATO countries’ response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine if confronted with Chinese aggression toward Taiwan. To watch PM Rutte’s full response, please visit the Public Forum recording here.
Anna Matilda Bassoli (SSP’24) asked Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, what NATO should do to counter Chinese assertiveness and investment in Mediterranean and Balkan infrastructure. To watch PM Rama’s full response, please visit the Public Forum recording here.
Jan Gerber (SSP’24) asked Spanish Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, about Spain’s vision for European strategic economy, as the country recently assumed the presidency of the Council of the European Union, and how the vision can complement NATO and climate defense. To watch Foreign Minister Albares’ full response, please visit the Public Forum recording here.
On June 11th, 2023, the Georgetown Security Studies Summer Institute welcomed its second cohort of 16 undergraduate students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide to the…