16 Jul. 2008

NATO TV launches summer school lectures

Dr. Jamie Shea, Director, Policy Planning, Private Office of the Secretary General, and former NATO Spokesman, talks about “NATO: present challenges; future possibilities” in a series of 6 lectures to be broadcast exclusively on the NATO TV Channel.

Dr. Shea shares his knowledge and insight about the current and future role of NATO with a live audience of university students from the Institute for European Studies (IES) in Brussels.

The lecture series will begin on July 16 and will go on for 6 weeks:

Wednesday, 16 July 2008, "Twenty Years On"
Two decades have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall. How has NATO changed over those years and has the transformation process been deep enough to adapt the Alliance to today’s very different world?
Video on natochannel.tv
Wednesday, 23 July 2008, "NATO as a peacekeeper and peace enforcer"
The public today knows NATO best from its missions in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. Are peacekeeping and peace enforcing the future of the Alliance?
Video on natochannel.tv
Wednesday, 30 July 2008, "NATO as the Euro-Atlantic integrator"
NATO has already welcomed ten new members since the end of the Cold War. The Bucharest Summit has continued the enlargement process. What has been the impact of such a major addition of new members on the Alliance?
Video on natochannel.tv
Wednesday, 06 August 2008, "The Alliance as the world’s security partner"
Another novel aspect of NATO’s evolution over the last 20 years has been the rapid development of partnerships with non-member states. What does this increasingly global network of security relationships mean for NATO’s future roles and missions?
Video on natochannel.tv
Wednesday, 13 August 2008, "NATO and the EU"
The two decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall have seen the rise of a number of new security challenges: international terrorism, proliferation threats, cyber attacks and fears regarding energy security. These new challenges are tackled both at NATO and at the European Union. Are both institutions growing apart or growing together ?
Video on natochannel.tv
Wednesday, 20 August 2008, "60 more years?"
2009 will witness the Alliance’s 60th anniversary, two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall. NATO has a past, but does it have a future?
Video on natochannel.tv