NATO panel looks at future role, April 24
Posted April 18, 2001; 03:02 p.m.
part of a speaking tour sponsored by the NATO Council, four ambassadors will address the new European defense initiative, how European NATO members and prospective members see the role of NATO in Europe in the coming years and other related topics in a panel discussion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in 1 Robertson Hall.
The topic, "NATO Enlargement and the Future of Europe: Views from the Eastern Front," brings together four NATO representatives who are intimately involved with the ongoing discussions of NATO's continued role in Europe: Ambassador Karel Kovanda, permanent representative to the Czech delegation; Ambassador Lazar Comanescu, head of mission of Romania to NATO; Ambassador Peter Burian, head of mission of the Slovak Republic to NATO; and Ambassador Matjaz Sinkovec, head of mission of Slovenia to NATO.
The panel will be moderated by Ambassador Robert Hutchings, assistant dean for graduate and professional education of the Woodrow Wilson School, former special adviser to the secretary of state and former director of European affairs for the National Security Council.
The panel is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601