Updated: 15-Sep-2005 16:12 Conferences


NATO: New Tasks and Responsibilities

organised by
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and
Women in International Security (WIIS)

Center for Peace and Security Studies
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

11 July 2005
Residence Palace

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NATO: New Tasks and Responsibilities
Dr Jamie Shea talks about the upcoming conference on
"NATO: New Tasks and Responsibilities," organized by the NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the organisation Women in International Security (WIIS). He discusses the topics covered by the conference as well as how the idea of sponsoring a conference with WIIS evolved.

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Monday 11 July

Welcome Remarks by Dr. Stefanie Babst, Head, NATO Countries, Division of Public Diplomacy, NATO

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Welcome Remarks by Ms. Valerie Gilpin, Executive Director, WIIS ENG MP3
Session I:
The Transatlantic Alliance in the 21 st Century

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Moderator: Dr. Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for External Relations, Division of Public Diplomacy, NATO
Her Excellency Ginte Damušis, Head of Mission of the Republic of Lithuania to NATO
Ms. Evelyne Mathey, Deputy Head, NATO Office, Delegation for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Defense, France
Dr. Gale A. Mattox, Chair and Professor, Department of Political Science, United States Naval Academy
Mr. Cem Özdemir, Member, European Parliament
9.45 Keynote Address by His Excellency Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, NATO Secretary General ENG photos MP3
Questions and answers ENG MP3

Session II: Transatlantic Partnerships: Geographical Expansion and Global Relationships

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Moderator: Dr. Ronald D. Asmus, Executive Director, Transatlantic Center, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Prof. Dr. Helga Haftendorn, Professor Emerita, Free University of Berlin
Dr. Judith Yaphe, Distinguished Research Professor for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Washington, DC

Lunch - Keynote Speaker
Ms. A. Elizabeth Jones, Principal, AEJones LLC and former Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State

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14.00 Session III: Transatlantic Challenges: Post-Conflict Reconstruction ENG photos MP3
Moderator: Ms. Margriet Prins, Deputy Head of Department, Return and Reconstruction Task Force, Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Dr. Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, and Vice President, WIIS

Dr. William J. Durch, Senior Associate, Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC

The Right Honourable Clare Short, Member of Parliament and former Secretary of State for International Development, U.K .
Ms. Barbara J. Stapleton, Advocacy and Policy Coordinator, Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief
15.30 Session IV: The Transatlantic Campaign Against Terrorism ENG photos MP3
Moderator: Mr. Marshall S. Billingslea, Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, NATO

Dr. Nora Bensahel, Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

Dr. Martha Crenshaw, Professor of Global Issues and Democratic Thought, Wesleyan University, Connecticut
Ms. Julianne Smith, Deputy Director, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

Closing Remarks by Dr. Stefanie Babst, Head, NATO Countries, Division of Public Diplomacy, NATO