On January 20, the GEG Weekly Seminar series will discuss European defense in a special session in partnership with the French Ministry of the Armed Forces’ Fabrique Défense. 

For this exceptional session, high-level speakers involved in European defence policy at several levels will discuss European defence policy, the prospects for the emergence of a common strategic culture, industrial development issues and the articulation of the Union’s initiatives with NATO.

The IEE-ULB community is encouraged to participate!


François Arbault, Defence Coordinator at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Defence Industry

Alexandre Escoria, Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the North Atlantic Council (NATO)

Tania Latici, Policy Officer, Security and Defence Policy, European External Action Service (EEAS)

Nathalie Loiseau, Chair of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence of the European Parliament

Jiří Šedivý, Director General of the European Defence Agency (EDA)


The GEG weekly seminar is a series of high-level roundtables organised in partnership with the College of Europe, the European Institute of Columbia University, the Europe Centre of the University of Cambridge and the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute. To register for this event, click here.

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