EU and NATO as global players: towards deepening mutual cooperation?

Half day study

Date: April 22, 2013 from 14:00 to 17:15
Place: Foundation for Strategic Research, Paris, FR


The Foundation for Strategic Research in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Finland in Paris is organising a half-day study: EU and NATO as global players: towards deepening mutual cooperation? to be held in Paris on 22 April 2013.

The first edition of this Franco-Nordic seminar is organised as part of the Nordika programme, set up by the FRS with the support of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its objective is to contribute to the establishment and development of a regular and open Franco-Nordic dialogue. It will bring together some twenty personalities, heads of the administrations concerned, parliamentarians, experts from research centres, etc...

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Half-day program

13:45 - 14:00
Camille Grand, Director, FRS
Pilvi-Sisko Vierros-Villeneuve, Ambassador of Finland to France
14:00 - 15:30
Panel 1: Challenges of the EU-NATO strategic partnership after Lisbon and Chicago

MODERATOR: Krzysztof Soloch, Head of Nordika Programme, FRS

Antti Kaski, Director for Policy Planning and Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland

Justin Vaisse, Director of the Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France (tbc)

Camille Grand, Director, FRS

15:30 - 15:45
Coffee break
15:45 - 17:15
Panel 2: Which tools for enhanced multinational defense cooperation?

MODERATOR: Philippe Gros, Research Fellow, FRS

Juha Jokela, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Yves Boyer, Deputy Director, FRS

Erik Brattberg, Analyst, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs