Vilnius Security Forum 2021

The Vilnius Security Forum 2021 centres on the western readiness to respond to hybrid threats. The forum gathers specialists on 26th March in Vilnius and going online through webinar formats.

A kickoff discussion is focused on the role of civil society in ensuring security and civil protection. Further clashes of information, hoaxing, and manipulation assessing the chaos as a strategy reveals how authoritarian powers fight against democracies. Finally, the debate will unlock the potentials and challenges of the changing global power balance and its consequences for the Baltic Region.

Keynote speakers from the Lithuanian Military Academy, Defence Committee (Finland), Deutsche Welle, Center for European Policy Analysis(CEPA), Institute for Security Policy, University of Kiel, Institute of International Relations and Political Science (Lithuania), Swedish Armed Forces Defence Staff, Department of Total Defence, Committee on National Security and Defence (Lithuania), Hybrid Challenges and Energy Security Section (ECS) Division, (NATO), Hellenberg International Ltd, Defense Policy, Tufts University, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian Parliament, Joseph R. Biden Centre for Diplomacy and Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania, Senior Director (USA), National Defence Foundation of Lithuania, Institute of Eastern European Studies, etc.

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