North Atlantic Council to Hungary

  • 22 Mar. 2017 - 23 Mar. 2017
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  • Press Release (2017) 056
  • Issued on 21 Mar. 2017
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  • Last updated: 21 Mar. 2017 15:20

On Wednesday, 22 March 2017 and Thursday, 23 March 2017, the North Atlantic Council (NAC) chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will visit Budapest to attend the NATO Transformation Seminar 2017.

On 22 March, Ms. Gottemoeller will address the participants during the opening session of the Seminar.

The Deputy Secretary General will also deliver a speech at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade entitled “Adapting to a More Dangerous World”, followed by a Q&A session.

Organized every year by the Allied Command Transformation, the NATO Transformation Seminar represents a unique opportunity for the Deputy Secretary General, Permanent Representatives, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Military Representatives and Strategic Commanders to discuss the strategic challenges that NATO will likely face over the near to long term. The Seminar will be chaired by the NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT), General Denis Mercier. More details about the event are available at

Media Advisory

Wednesday 22 March

9.00 – 10.45    NATO Transformation Seminar – opening session. Opening remarks by the NATO Deputy Secretary General, SACT and the Hungarian Defence Minister - Marriott Hotel

Thursday, 23 March

10:45   Deputy Secretary General joint press conference with Minister of Defence and SACT –  Marriott Hotel

The opening session of the seminar and the joint press conference will be webstreamed live on the NATO website and available on demand on satellite. Still and video material will be available on the NATO website after the event.

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