Over 2,400 participants from over 129 countries have shared their insights and questions during the first three days of the Security Jam online conference, which ends today at 19:00 Brussels / 1 pm Washington D.C.
Participants are now working towards the final recommendations, which will provide input into the EU’s new Global Strategy and NATO’s Warsaw Summit and will be distributed globally for maximum impact.
Highlights of Day 3 include:
- Jam speaker Canadian Minister Dion’s vision of linking climate change and security
- Jam speaker U.S. Defence Deputy Assistant Secretary General Mara Karlin’s call for better risk analyses by governments to enhance decision-making
- Are external actors useful to generating regional cooperation and cohesion and necessary to secure regional cooperation?
- Do we need to establish a European Customs and Border Protection Agency?
- How to promote intercultural dialogue to fight violent extremism?
- What must happen before embarking on a foreign military engagement?
- How can we unify responses to human trafficking – “aliens or victims”?
- How to move away, e.g. in Libya from a ’one size fits all' solution?
TODAY’S VIP JAMMERS INCLUDE:
09:00 - Marietje Schaake, Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for U.S. Relations and Trustee of Friends of Europe (3am EDT)
10:00 - Elizabeth Johnston, Executive Director at the European Forum for Urban Security (4 am EDT)
11:30 - Minister Didier Reynders, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister (5:30 am EDT)
14:00 - Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Former NATO Secretary General and Friends of Europe trustee (8 am EDT)
16:00 - Julianne Smith, Director of Strategy and Statecraft Program at the CNAS (10 am EDT)
15:00 - Violence prevention and reduction: The nexus of drug policy, gun regulation and gendered approaches with the Igarapé Institute (Brazil) (9 am EDT)
Watch our short video tutorial and join the Security Jam to engage live with global thought-leaders and experts.