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Announcement - Register now for Security Jam, to be held 4-9 Feb (on-line event)

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The European Commission and NATO are joining together as co-sponsors of a worldwide online brainstorm — the Security Jam — with the aim of producing recommendations on how to make our world a safer place.

To be held online from 4 February to 9 February, this event will feature topics such as: Climate Change, Crisis Management, Afghanistan, Human Rights, Piracy, and Development. This format will allow stakeholders direct access to a broad level of input from NGOs, security & defence practitioners, political and military figures, think tanks, academics and journalists.

Several thousand participants will debate online over the 5-day period. And, as an online session, it allows participants to log in and log out at their convenience, from anywhere in the world, once they’re registered.

Security Jam is organized by a number of think-tanks, including the Security & Defence Agenda, Chatham House, the Atlantic Council, Global Humanitarian Forum, Open Society Foundation, SIPRI, Carnegie Europe, CIDOB, the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Bertelsmann Stiftung, GCSP and Friends of Europe, along with IBM, the Munich Security Conference and Europe's World.

Keynote participants include:

•Kai Eide, United Nations Special Representative to Afghanistan, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

•Admiral James Stavridis, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR)

•Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

•General Håkan Syrén, Chairman, European Union Military Committee (EUMC)

•Jacqueline McGlade, Director of the European Environment Agency

Help make the world a safer place . . . register now to be online at the Security Jam.


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