Tuesday, 7th May 2024, from 12:00 to 13:30 h. CEST (UTC+2). Venue: Espacio Bertelsmann, c/ O’Donnell 10, Madrid.

On the 75th anniversary of the Treaty of Washington this roundtable seeks to prepare the ground ahead of the Washington Summit this summer (July 2024) by raising awareness about challenges and opportunities for the Alliance in a context of ongoing war in Europe, increasing turmoil in the Middle East and political transitions in the United States and Europe. The event will also touch upon Spain’s role within NATO and assess the implementation of the Strategic Concept adopted by Allies in Madrid in 2022.

Live streaming in English.
Live streaming in original version.

Hashtag: #NATO75

Welcome: Charles Powell, Director, Elcano Royal Institute | @CharlesTPowell

Opening remarks: Carmen Romero, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO | @NATORomeroC


  • Per Christensen, Chairperson, NATO Defence Industrial Production Board and NATO Support and Procurement Organisation (NSPO).
  • Ana Santos Pinto, Chair of the Southern Experts Group, NATO.
  • Han ten Broeke, Director of Political Affairs, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) | @HanTenBroeke
  • Mira Milosevich-Juaristi, Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute | @MilaMilosevich1

– Simultaneous translation English/Spanish will be available.
– If you are planning to attend in-person, please send RSVP to confirmaciones@rielcano.org.
– The event will also be live streamed on the Elcano Royal Institute’s YouTube channel. Online attendance does not require registration.
– Questions from online audience can be sent by email to actividades@rielcano.org  or via X using #NATO75.

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