International Conference: The Bucharest Summit. Paving the way for NATO’s 60º Anniversary

May 29th, 2008


9:30 – 10:00 Conference inauguration and key remarks
José Lladó, President of INCIPE
Gustavo Suárez Pertierra, President of Elcano Royal Institute
Manuel López Blázquez, Director of Institutional Relations, Spanish Ministry of Defence

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee-Break

10:30 – 12:15 Panel I: “NATO’s role in extending Security and Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Area. NATO’s Open Door Policy. Global Partnership?”
Chairman: Vicente Garrido, Director of INCIPE
Matthew Rodes, Professor of National Security Studies, College of International and Security Studies,
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Karl Heinz-Kamp, Director of the Research Division, NATO Defence College, Rome
Julian Lindley-French, Professor of Military Art and Science, Royal Military Academy, Breda (The
Netherlands). Senior Associate Fellow, Defence Academy, London

12:15 – 12:30 Coffee-Break

12:30 – 14:15 Panel II: “NATO’s Engagement in Afghanistan and Kosovo Operations: NATO’s still Main Feature?”
Chairman: Félix Arteaga, Senior Analyst, Security and Defence Area, Elcano Royal Institute
Michel Soula, Head Crisis Management Political Section, Operations Division, NATO HQ
MGen Benito Raggio, General Director for Defence Policy, Spanish Ministry of Defence
Alain Délétroz, Vice-President (Europe), International Crisis Group, Brussels Office
Dana Allin, Senior Fellow for Transatlantic Affairs and Editor of Survival, The International Institute for
Strategic Studies (IISS), London

16:30 – 18:00 Panel III: “International Security and Public Opinion”
Chairman: Rafael Calduch, Professor of International Relations (UCM). President of International Strategic Analysis (AEI). Member of the INCIPE’s Board
José María López Navarro, Information Officer-Spain, NATO Countries Section. Public Diplomacy
Division, NATO HQ
Juan Díez Nicolás, Professor of Sociology (UCM). President of ASEP (Social, Economic and Political Analysis)
Javier Noya, Senior Analyst, Spain’s International Image & Public Opinion, Elcano Royal Institute

18:00 – 18:30 Final remarks
ViceAdm Fernando del Pozo, Elcano Royal Institute
Vicente Garrido, Director of INCIPE

Photo Gallery
Working Paper
Bucharest Summit Declaration

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