Updated: 01-Feb-2002 Week of 2 - 8 July 2001

4 July 2001
Lord Robertson in Ukraine

From 4-5 July, NATO Secretary General, Lord Robertson, is on an official visit to Ukraine where he will meet with government officials and participate in the NATO/Partnership for Peace (PfP) symposium organised in Kyiv by the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT).

6 July 2001
Visit of Dr Mitreva a day after signing of cease-fire
The day following the signing of a cease-fire between parties in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1), Dr Ilinka Mitreva, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1) came to NATO HQ to meet with NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson, 6 July.
6 July 2001
Russia and the meaning of "integration"

"Integration: what does this concept mean for us?" was the theme of an international conference organised in Volgograd, 6-9 July. European political players, researchers and representatives from non-governmental organisations (NGO) analysed the issue of Russian integration into European economy and politics from all angles. Discussions went into great depth, covering the questions of value systems, cultural identities and the understanding of the concept of integration by Russian decision-makers and the impact of these factors on the process itself.

6-7 July 2001
International Seminar on "The Role of Academic Institutions in Confidence Building"
Who Italian Institute of International Affairs
What International Seminar on "The Role of Academic Institutions in Confidence Building"
Where Rome, Italy
When 6 - 7 July 2001
Issue International seminar on the role of academic institutions in fostering security cooperation across the Mediterranean. Held in preparation of a larger conference to be organised in Rome, December 2001 or January 2002, to discuss early warning and crisis response in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The July conference was co-sponsored by the NATO Office of Information and Press and brought together academics from Mediterranean Dialogue countries.