The Security Situation in Northern Europe
Plats: FINLANDSINSTITUTET, SNICKARBACKEN 4, STOCKHOLM
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Folk och Försvar and Finlandsinstitutet cordially invites you to a seminar on the occasion of the visit of the Defence Ministers of Finland and the United Kingdom to Sweden.
Europe is experiencing several ongoing challenges and faces transformations in its security landscape. The Russian annexation of Crimea and the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine has fundamentally changed the European security order. The situation in northern Europe is of particular concern, where an increase of military activity has forced countries in the region to reconsider their military posture. The significance of the Baltic Sea Region to European security has increased.
In this seminar, we will discuss the changing security landscape in northern Europe and what security challenges we face as of today.
Guests are welcome to stay for further discussions and light refreshments after the seminar.
*This seminar is webcasted and can be seen live here on the website and on our YouTube channel.
Moderators: Maud Holma von Heijne, Secretary General, Folk och Försvar
Anders Eriksson, Director, Finlandsinstitutet
13:30 Welcome: Maud Holma von Heijne and Anders Eriksson
13:35 Security in northern Europe – three perspectives
Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom, Michael Fallon
Minister of Defence, Finland, Jussi Niinistö
Minister for Defence, Sweden, Peter Hultqvist
14:05 Q & A
14:30 End of seminar
14:35 Further discussions and light refreshments