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NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session, Bratislava

June 2nd 2019 - 17:00
Tim Sweijs HCSS

From Friday May 31 to Monday 3 June 2019, the National Council of the Slovak Republic hosted the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session, in Bratislava Castle, Slovakia.

Among the impressive list of speakers for the 2019 Spring Session was Dr. Tim Sweijs of HCSS. He addressed the Political Committee on the changing character of contemporary conflict and its implications for the Alliance. 

The Session brought together some 200 parliamentarians from the 29 NATO member countries, from North America and Europe, as well as delegates from partner countries and observers to discuss current international security issues and the reports prepared by the Assembly’s Committees.  

View the complete speaker lineup here. 

Dr. Tim Sweijs is the Director of Research at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. He is the initiator, creator and author of numerous studies, methodologies, and tools for horizon scanning, early warning, conflict analysis, national security risk assessment, and strategy and capability development. Tim has lectured at universities and military academies around the world. His main research interest concerns the changing character of contemporary conflict. Tim is a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Defence Academy and an Affiliate at the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.