ULB IM NATO delegation's annual conference: “Democratization of armed forces: the impact of NATO on reform of security institutions in the Balkans”

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The ULB IM NATO delegation has the pleasure to invite you to its annual conference (on Wednesday, December 14, 18:30 - 21:30, Room H2215, Solbosch Campus, ULB)!

This year the theme will be: “Democratization of armed forces: the impact of NATO on reform of security institutions in the Balkans”. The conference will focus on the ongoing reforms of the security area inside the Alliance and the role of the new State actors in the Balkans.

They will have the pleasure to welcome :

- H.E. Zoran Dabikj, Ambassador of Macedonia to NATO;

- Mr Ivan Mutavdžić, Deputy Permanent Representative of Croatia to NATO;

- Col. Alija Kozljak, Dr. Sci., Military Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to NATO;

- Mr Ahmet Ajeti, Lieutenant Colonel, Defence Attache for the Benelux, Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Belgium;

- Mrs Marina Wyss Ross, 1st Secretary of Embassy, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to NATO.

Christian OLSSON, lecturer at ULB and member of the French Association of Political Science will moderate the debate.

After a short presentation of national policies by each speaker, the moderator will conduct a panel discussion during which they will address issues such as the institutional and military implementation of the democratization process of armed forces, the cooperation of the Balkans with the NATO and the incorporation into the NATO security guarantee.

The conference will be followed by a questions and answers session and a drink with the different participants.

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