Events to come

Save the dates

Wednesday 27/09/2023: Facing crisis and war on the Continent: how can Europe manage escalation? Cancelled
Tuesday 17/10/2023: The future of Defence in and of Europe
Thursday 26/10/2023: EU development projects in Niger: Lessons Learned
Monday 20/11/23: Closing Conference project INSERT-BD (Integrating NEETs in Society through Employment, Recruitment and Training in the Belgian Defence)
Thursday 23/11/2023: Forensic psychology in the context of extremism and radicalisation
Wednesday 20/12/2023: Understanding, anticipating and adapting to climate change: what are the challenges for the armed forces?

Past events

Workshop on 26 June 2023
Fostering innovation in NATO :
DIANA and the NATO Innovation Fund

Women’s role in peace processes
on the African continent

Will the EU Rapid Deployment Capacity be operational by 2025?,

Events 2023

UNC Watch and the Impact of the Two Koreas on Regional Security, Evening conference, 18 September 2023

Fostering innovation in NATO : DIANA and the NATO Innovation Fund, Workshop, 26 June 2023

Women’s role in peace processes on the African continent, Evening conference, 22 June 2023

Will the EU Rapid Deployment Capacity be operational by 2025?, Evening conference, 4 May 2023

New insights into radicalisation within the armed forces, Evening conference, 27 April 2023

Belgian Security 2040: which societal resources to mobilise?, Colloquium, 19 & 20 April 2023

From the eastern to the southern flank: a geopolitical reshuffle in the Middle East and North Africa, Evening conference, 9 March 2023

Why does Belgium need a Cyber Command?, Evening conference, 2 March 2023

Belgium, Europe and Strategic Autonomy in Space, Evening conference, 16 February 2023

Consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict for the OSCE and for peace and stability in Europe, Evening conference, 19 January 2023

Events 2022

Ballistic missile defence within NATO: the way ahead, Evening conference, 15 December 2022

The Gulf of Guinea: caught between illegal fishing, pirates and armed terrorist groups?, Evening conference, 17 November 2022

The Gas Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean: Regional Setup and International Ramifications, Evening conference, 27 October 2022

Geopolitics and International Relations: the importance of territorially embedded factors in world politics, Evening conference, 4 October 2022

The challenges of Western military capabilities in the light of the Ukraine crisis, Evening conference, 21 September 2022

Six months of war in Ukraine: challenges and consequences for European security, Evening conference, 15 September 2022

Niger: A Conversation with EU Ambassador Dr Denisa-Elena Ionete, Evening conference, 16 June 2022

Forging the future BE-US joint effort in science for a safer world, Workshop, 7 June 2022

Extreme right: what are the risks for Belgium?, Evening conference, 19 May 2022

Defence Reconstruction: our priorities!, Evening conference, 27 April 2022

Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS): Operational, Ethical and Legal Perspectives, Colloquium, 23 & 24 March 2022

Intersecting perspectives on the Maghreb : ten years after the Arab Springs, Online evening conference, 24 February 2022

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the security dimension of EU-China connectivity, Online evening conference, 27 January 2022

Events 2021

The fight against pandemics: a new strategic priority for European armies?, Evening conference, 16 December 2021

Rising Russian and Chinese Presence in Africa, Evening conference, 18 November 2021

Al-Qaeda and Global Jihad: A State of Play Twenty Years after 9/11, Online colloquium, 21 October 2021

Naval Power and Geostrategic Perspectives: The British Example, Evening conference, 14 October 2021

The Internet of Military Things (IoMT): Operational Opportunities and Security Challenges, Online evening conference, 23 September 2021

The EU and the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead, Online evening conference, 17 June 2021

The EU and Central Africa: time for a reset?, Online evening conference, 20 May 2021

The NEW START Treaty and the Future of Security Regimes, Online evening conference, 22 April 2021

China’s New Naval Power: A Challenge to the Freedom of Navigation in Asia-Pacific?, Online evening conference, 25 March 2021

Prospects for Peace in War-torn Yemen, Online evening conference, 25 February 2021

Another kind of proxy war? Russia’s use of “semi-state” paramilitary forces, Online evening conference, 28 January 2021

Events 2020

International communication strategies. The case of China and Russia, Online evening conference, 22 October 2020

Access to Space in the Era of New Space Entrepreneurship, Online evening conference, 24 September 2020

The Post-Daesh Landscape across Syria and Iraq. General Overview and Focus on the Kurdish Actors, Evening conference, 13 February 2020

British Armed Forces: between Brexit and European Cooperation, Evening conference, 23 January 2020

Events 2019

The EU, Russia and the changing shape of the Arctic, Evening conference, 12 December 2019

Military Force Projection at Risk? The question of Anti-Access/Area Denial, Evening conference, 21 November 2019

NATO has turned 70 : Time for retirement? Is the Organisation still vital for Europe?, Evening conference, 24 October 2019

US-China Relations under the Trump Administration: Europe Caught in a Trap?, Evening conference, 19 September 2019

Climate Change and its Impact on International Security, Evening conference, 13 June 2019

The Sahel Challenges. Regional security situation and operational responses in Mali, Evening conference, 16 May 2019

European Defence: the capability issue, Evening conference, 25 April 2019

Bots, Social Media and Political Propaganda, Evening conference, 26 March 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, Colloquium, 19 March 2019

40 Years of Islamic Republic: Iran, a State of Play, Evening conference, 28 February 2019

Belgium’s non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council: which implications for Belgian Defence?, Evening conference, 29 January 2019