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Participation in the 114th Presidium Meeting – for External Guests

October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - October 21, 2016 @ 1:15 pm

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Dear guests,

EUROMIL is pleased to invite you to the public part of its 5th Congress and 114th Presidium Meeting, where keynote speeches will be followed by a panel discussion on “Women in the armed forces” on 21 October 2016 from 9h to 13h15 at the International Auditorium (International Trade Union House, Boulevard du Roi Albert II, No. 5 / 2, B-1210 Brussels).


Friday, 21 October 2016

09h00-10h00 – Keynote speeches

Emmanuel Jacob, President EUROMIL

Ambassador Marc Michielsen, Director for Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium

Dr. Julia De Clerck-Sachsse, Adviser Strategic Planning, European External Action Service

Ambassador Marriët Schuurman, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

10h00-10h15 – Coffee break

10h15-12h15 – Panel discussion – “Women in the armed forces”


Daniel de Torres, Deputy Head Operations III, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Presentation of the resolution “Women in the armed forces: promoting equality, putting an end to gender-based violence”:

Senator Maryvonne Blondin, Member of the Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe


Lieutenant Colonel Lena Kvarving, Norwegian Armed Forces

Lieutenant Colonel Nevena Miteva, Chair of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives

Hilde Vautmans, Member of the European Parliament


The working language of the conference is English and no translation will be provided.
A light lunch will be served at 12h15.

The conference will be preceded by a cocktail reception on Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 18h30 – 20h30 at the International Auditorium (International Trade Union House, Boulevard du Roi Albert II, No. 5 / 2, B-1210 Brussels).

Organiser : EUROMIL


The International Auditorium
Boulevard du Roi Albert II, No. 5 / 2
Brussels, 1210 Belgium
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