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Updated: 26-Oct-2001 NATO Conferences

Addendum to
NATO Press
Release
(2001)141
24 Oct. 2001

EAPC Conference on
Ten Years of Partnership and Cooperation

Friday 26 October 2001

MEDIA ADVISORY

9h

The Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, opens a commemorative exhibition in the Press area.

9h15 to 11h15

Session 1 - Partnership: The Foundation of Euro-Atlantic Security

Opening remarks by Chairman: Lord Robertson

Speakers:

Mr Martti Ahtisaari
Former President of Finland

Mr Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Mr. Emilio Colombo
Former Prime Minister of Italy

Lord Robertson
Secretary General of NATO

Open discussion

11h15 - 11h45 Coffee break
11h15 Press Conference with the Secretary General in the Joseph Luns Press Theatre
11h45 to 13h30 Session 2 - Partnership Today

Speakers:

Mr Franklin Kramer
Former US Assistant Secretary of State for Defence
Topic: Partnership for Peace

General (Ret) Klaus Reinhardt
Former Commander KFOR
Topic: The Operational Experience: PfP's contribution to the NATO-led forces in Bosnia and Kosovo

Ms Yvonne Gustafson
Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, Sweden
Topic: Civil Emergency Planning

Professor Zhores I. Alferov
Director of the Ioffe Institute, St Petersburg, Russia - Joint winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics with Herbert Kroemer and Jack Kilby
Topic: Science for Peace

Professor Michael Kaser
Institute of German Studies, University of Birmingham
Topic: Economics of Societies in Transition - the work of the EAPC Economics Committee

Mr Rafael Estrella
President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Topic: The Parliamentary Dimension - the work of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Accredited media are invited to the press conference and to cover the opening of the exhibition as well as the entire conference. Apart from the press conference, which will take place in the Joseph Luns Press Theatre, during the conference media will have seats in the Brosio auditorium to which the proceedings will be relayed. Cameramen will however be admitted to the Joseph Luns Theatre. The first session of the conference will be webcast.