This public conference analysed the challenges of the Atlantic Alliance in its 70th anniversary, with emphasis on the South Atlantic axis led by Spain and Portugal.

Welcome remarks: Emilio Lamo de Espinosa, President, Elcano Royal Institute (@PresidenteRIE).
Keynote address: Miguel Fernández-Palacios, Spain’s Permanent Representative to NATO

Panel discussion:

  • Nuno Pinheiro Torres, Director General National Defense Policy, Ministry of Defense, Portugal (@nunoptorres).
  • Elena Gomez Castro, Director General for Policy, Ministry of Defense, Spain.
  • Carmen Romero, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO (@NATORomeroC).

Moderator: Patricia Daehnhardt, Senior Researcher, IPRI-NOVA.

Tuesday 4 June 2019, 10:00 – 12:00. Espacio Bertelsmann, O’Donnell nº 10, Madrid.

See also:

  • NATO’s Next 70 Years. Adapting counterterrorism toolbox to the post-Caliphate context. Executive summary (PDF – 158KB)
YouTube. Real Instituto Elcano / Elcano Royal Institute Video: The Future of the Transatlantic Alliance: NATO’s Next 70 Years – #OTANEspaña (1:43:05)