FOR THE NORWEGIAN ATLANTIC COMMITTEE'S 39TH ANNUAL
2-3 FEBRUARY 2004
Monday 2 February
1000 (sharp): Official opening of the Conference
at the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Drammensveien
-Words of welcome by the Chairman of the Norwegian
Atlantic Committee, Alv Jakob Fostervoll
- The Norwegian Minister of Defence, Kristin
Krohn Devold, will speak about "The Norwegian
defence - Usability through transformation"
- The Secretary General of The Norwegian Red
Cross, Jonas Gahr Støre will speak
about "The role of a humanitarian organisation
in an international security operation - A basis
for cooperation or a basis for separation?"
At around 1130, the participants will travel
to the Leangkollen Conference Centre in Asker
(Bleikeråsen 215, 1370 Asker). Buses will
be available for those who have requested transportation.
Drinks will be available in the bar upon arrival,
and the buffet lunch will be served from 1230,
before the conference continues at 1330.
1330-1630: The Greater
- State Secretary Vidar Helgesen; "Aspects
of developments in the Greater Middle East"
- Oliver McTernan, "The hidden
or overlooked dimension of peace-making".
Transition to Democracy Programme, AIO International
and Harvard University. Author of the forthcoming
book 'Violence in the name of God'
- Nils Butenschøn, Institute of
Human Rights, University of Oslo
- Laila Bokhari, Norwegian Defence Research
- Henrik Thune, Norwegian Institute of
Coffee break 1445-1515
The session will finish at 1630, after which
the busses will take those who have requested
transportation back to Oslo
discussion with invited guests and PhD group
- Sir Christopher Donnelly: "15
years at NATO - Where are we going? Where is Russia
2130: Bus returns to Oslo
Tuesday 3 February
0800: Bus for Leangkollen departing from Oslo,
Fridtjof Nansens Plass
of modern societies
What can be done to build in resilience?
- Sir Christopher Donnelly, Senior Fellow,
Defence Academy Of The United Kingdom
- Nils Holme, Chairman, Centre for IT security
- Stein Henriksen, Directorate for Civil
Protection and Emergency Planning (DSB)
1015-1030 Coffee break
1030-1215: Checks and
balances in the Transatlantic dialogue
- Espen Barth Eide, Director of International
Politics, Norwegian Institute of International
- Nils Morten Udgaard, Editor, Foreign
1315: Bus departing for Oslo
1330- 1630: Working session
on the Nordic Region
With the ATA Committees round the Baltic and
Northern Seas on education and common programming
for 2004 and 2005.
The Norwegian Atlantic Committee