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Tim Sweijs at OSCE High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar

February 9th 2021 - 11:44

On February 9-10, the OSCE will hold the High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar (HLMDS), with 200 high-level military officials and experts. The event will explore the impact of security challenges in the OSCE area on military doctrines and armed forces. Commander of U.S. European Command United States Air Force General Tod D. Wolters will keynote. Speakers include OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid.

HCSS Director of Research Tim Sweijs will participate in a panel on Competition, moderated by Lieutenant General Keith W. Dayton (ret.) (Director of the George C Marshall European Center for Security Studies), together with Major-General Etienne Patry (Head of the Joint Center for Concepts, Doctrines and Experimentations at the École Militaire, France) and Major-General Henning-A. Frantzen (Commandant and Principal, Norwegian Defence University College).

The aim of the seminar is to enable dialogue and information exchange among military representatives to foster greater mutual understanding and transparency as well as build trust and confidence. The seminar takes place once every five years.

For more information: OSCE High-Level Military Doctrine Seminar

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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.