03 Nov 2023 - 26 Oct 2023 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (CET)
This round table aims to discuss security architecture of Europe from the perspective of Black Sea region: the geopolitics of the transatlantic alliance, war on Ukraine, energy sources and changing role of civil society facing boost of autocracy in Europe and the world and its impact on European security.
The impact of unity and collaboration is one of the most crucial issues in Europe today. In the recent time, Europe witnessed orchestrated attacks against the European way of life, European values and the values Liberals in Europe stand for. Very often malign foreign information campaigns, political and military pressure tend to amplify existing anti-liberal narrative and undermine Europe’s security and unity. Europe, being targets of pressure often lack a common united approach to security challenges.
14:00 Welcome remarks
14:10 Opening – Guarding Against Emerging Dangers: The Black Sea’s Pivotal Part in European Defense and Deterrence
14:20 Input – Role of civil society: A New Liberal Order or Old Chaos?
14:40 Discussion – Role of civil society: A New Liberal Order or Old Chaos?
15:50 Input – European security: War on Ukraine and role of NATO and Black Sea: An energy and trade route alternative for Europe
Speaker: Amb. Batu Kutelia, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute
16:10 Discussion – European security: War on Ukraine and role of NATO and Black Sea: An energy and trade route alternative for Europe