Seminar: New Security Challenges in the North Atlantic: Regional Perspectives

Seminar: New Security Challenges in the North Atlantic: Regional Perspectives

What are the security challenges in the North Atlantic and how should they be addressed? Co-authors of a recent Paper (RUSI Whitehall Paper) entitled NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalizing Collective Defense present their main conclusions and discuss what may be the key issues for the countries in the region.

On Friday 31 March 2017, the Institute for International Affairs at the University of Iceland in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy hosts a seminar on security issues in the North Atlantic with participants from the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway and Iceland.

Date: 31 March 2017
Time: 12:00–13:30
Venue: Nordic House, Sturlugata 5, 101 Reykjavik

Lecturers:
Dr. Alarik Fritz, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Naval Analysis (CAN)
Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
John Andreas Olsen, Colonel in the Royal Norwegian Air Force, and Defense Attaché
Per Erik Solli, Colonel in the Royal Norwegian Air Force and Defense Attaché

Discussants:  
Prof. Valur Ingimundarsson, University of Iceland
Kristrún Heimsdóttir, Research Fellow, Columbia Law School

Moderator: tbd , University of Iceland