New Security Challenges in the North Atlantic: Regional Perspectives

Open seminar Friday 31 March from 12:00 to 13:30 at the Nordic house

New Security Challenges in the North Atlantic: Regional Perspectives

What are the security challenges in the North Atlantic and how should they be addressed? Co-authors of a recent Paper (RUSI Whitehall Paper) entitled NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalizing Collective Defense present their main conclusions and discuss what may be the key issues for the countries in the region.

The Institute for International Affairs at the University of Iceland in cooperation with the Norwegian Embassy hosts a seminar on security issues in the North Atlantic with participants from the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway and Iceland.

Lecturers:
Dr. Alarik Fritz, Senior Researcher at the Center for Naval Analysis (CAN)
Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
John Andreas Olsen, Colonel in the Royal Norwegian Air Force and Defense Attaché
Per Erik Solli, Colonel in the Royal Norwegian Air Force and Defense Attaché

Discussants:
Prof. Valur Ingimundarsson, Professor of History, University of Iceland
Kristrún Heimisdóttir, Research Fellow, Columbia Law School

Moderator: Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland