The NATO Transformation Seminar 2017 (NTS17) held on 21–23 March in Budapest, Hungary, brought together civilian and military decision-makers, thought leaders, and industry representatives from across NATO Nations and Partner countries to discuss crucial transformation challenges for the Alliance.
The NTS17 White Paper highlights aspects of the discussion and proposes short and long-term solutions to handle the increased complexity of the security environment.
The NATO Transformation Seminar presents a unique opportunity for the Secretary General, Permanent Representatives, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Military Representatives and Strategic Commanders to discuss the strategic challenges that NATO will likely face over the near to long term.
The aim for the conference is to facilitate a robust discussion about the range of actions that might be taken now to safeguard the safety and security of Allies, while working with a broad range of partners to mitigate risk throughout the international system.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is supporting Allied Command Transformation and NATO to make this an event to shape NATO's transformation.
Young Professionals day 2017
Allied Command Transformation promotes the "Young Professionals day" program as a way of identifying professionals between the age of 25 and 35, knowledgeable in the field of International Relations, Diplomacy, International Security and/or Economy, working in governmental agencies, industry, think tanks, and research institutes (both public and private).
The goal of the Young Professionals day is to involve directly a generation of future leaders in the process and debates that will help inform future policy-making of the Alliance.
Each NATO Transformation Seminar is abided by a Young Professionals day, hosted by Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. This is a combined one day event.
The objective is to bring together a group of young security and defence professionals from across the Alliance and from partner nations, to provide them with an opportunity to influence policy, build networks, engage with senior decision-makers and thought leaders, enhance their knowledge of NATO’s mission and current challenges to that mission.
Young Professionals day 2017 will be held in Budapest, Hungary, on March 21, 2017. To register for the event, click here.