NATO hosts a high-level conference on Human Security

  • 25 Feb. 2021 -
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  • Press Release (2021) 019
  • Issued on 23 Feb. 2021
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  • Last updated: 23 Feb. 2021 16:43

NATO will host a two-day event focused on Human Security on 25-26 February 2021. This will consist of a public high-level digital dialogue and a series of workshops for specialists and practitioners.

The high-level dialogue on Thursday 25 February will be opened by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. This will be followed by a panel discussion with the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Professor Mary Kaldor of the London School of Economics, Dr. Walter Dorn of the Royal Military College of Canada, and Ms. Eva Svoboda, Deputy Director of International Law and Policy and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Jamie Shea of the University of Exeter.

This event will take place via Zoom.

On Friday 26 February, the conference will continue with workshops on Human Security topics, with participation from NATO Allies and subject-matter experts. The workshops will not be public.

Media advisory

Thursday, 25 February
16:00 (CET)                Opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General
16:15 (CET)                Panel discussion

Media coverage

  • The full event on 25 February 2021 will be streamed via Zoom. To register, please visit the event page here.
  • The Secretary General’s opening remarks can be followed live on the NATO website. Photos and a transcript will also be available there after the event.


Contact points

General queries
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41

Overall Coordination
Ms. Irina Novakova
Telephone: +32 (0)2 707 1003

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