IPI HomeEventsSpeakers EventsNATO’s New Strategic Concept

 

print print  |  share share back back


Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero

Speaker Events - Tuesday, December 14, 2010

NATO’s New Strategic Concept

Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, Deputy Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), briefed an IPI audience on December 14th on the outcomes of the Lisbon NATO Summit and NATO’s new Strategic Concept that will serve as a roadmap for the alliance.

The Strategic Concept, adopted at the Lisbon Summit by the NATO Heads of State and Government, reiterates the commitment of the alliance to the collective defense of its members, to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, to crisis management, and to cooperative security. NATO is also seeking a stronger relationship with the UN in facing existing challenges and developing a comprehensive approach to those crises where both the UN and NATO are engaged.

The roundtable discussion, titled “Active Engagement, Modern Defense: NATO’s New Strategic Concept,” was held under the Chatham House Rule of non-attribution.

IPI President Terje Rød-Larsen gave opening remarks. The event was moderated by François Carrel-Billiard, IPI's Managing Director.

Related documents
Joint Declaration on UN/NATO Cooperation
IPI Analysis: Background Elements on NATO’s New Strategic Concept

The Global Observatory

Is the Flood of Violent Images Further Dividing the West and the Middle East?
Though the majority of Middle East populations are concerned with peace and security, many outsiders perceive them as only interested in violence and extremism.

Key Global Events to Watch in April
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.

2014 Top 10 Issues to Watch in Peace & Security: The Global Arena
A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.

The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.

Recent Events

April 05, 2014
IPI Opens Middle East Regional Office
International Peace Institute President Terje Rød-Larsen inaugurated IPI’s new Middle East Regional Office with a recognition of the area’s critical importance to the world and the rapid political changes underway in the countries of the region, and he asserted that IPI has an “important role” to play there.

April 03, 2014
In Horn of Africa, Links Between Disaster, Conflict, and Displacement
What are the links between climate change, conflict, and the displacement of people? A panel of experts discussed this nexus and its implications in the Horn of Africa at the International Peace Institute on April 3rd in an event cosponsored by the Nansen Initiative.

March 26, 2014
Derek Plumbly on Lebanese Resilience Amid Rising Challenges
Lebanon has exceeded expectations in dealing with the continuing fallout from the crisis in neighboring Syria, said Derek Plumbly, United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, on March 26th. Speaking at the International Peace Institute, Mr. Plumbly praised the Lebanese people for “actually sustaining a measure of stability in their country.”

View More