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European Council on Defence: A French Perspective

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About this Event

06 Nov 2013 @ 12:45

Podcast:
Download the keynote audio podcast from this event here

About the Speech:

For the first time since 2008, Defence will form a key theme for the European Council Summit on 19 and 20 December 2013. François Heisbourg examined the challenges and opportunities for defence policy makers arising from this summit. This address will be particularly relevant given the release on 29 April 2013 of the French White Paper on Defence and National Security.

About the Speaker:

François Heisbourg is Chairman of the IISS and of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. He is also a Special Advisor with the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris, and from 2008 to 2010 he served as a Member of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament. He has also served on the Presidential Commission for the French Defence and National Security White Papers in both 2008 and 2013. 

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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