Event Reports

British - German Security Dialogue

Comprehensive Approaches to Security in Europe’s Neighbourhood

Together with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Konrad-Adenauer Foundation London organised a British-German security dialogue on January 16. Its goal was to explore comprehensive approaches to security in Europe's neighbourhood.

Among the speakers were Jonathan Parish, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy, NATO, BrigGen Rainer Meyer zum Felde, Head, Defence Policy and Planning, German Delegation to NATO, Piers Cazalet, Defence Counsellor, British Delegation to NATO, Professor George Joffe, Visiting Professor Kings College London, Associate Fellow, RUSI, Dr. Thomas Birringer, Head of North Africa and Middle East Division, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Dr Karl-Heinz Kamp, Academic Director, Federal Academy for Security Policy, Quentin Peel, Mercator Senior Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House, Dr Markus Kaim, Head of Research Division International Security, German Institute for International and Security Affairs and Gloria Craig, Former Director, International Security Policy, UK Ministry of Defence.

The issues discussed included NATO's role in Europe's security, transatlantic approaches to conflict in Syria and Iraq, as well as the possible future role of US leadership for the security of Europe.