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Main Panel 1: Global Security Challenges

Main Panel 1: Global Security Challenges

Discussion Points:

  • How similar or different are understanding of threats in different parts of world?
  • Which regions are of key concern for leading powers of today: the U.S., China, Russia, EU, Turkey, Brazil?
  • What could be the role of the Balkans in global strategic environment in a next decade?
  • Is there a new geographical division of labour in making?
  • Are the new emerging powers ready to share the burden of global governance?
  • What should be the role of ‘old leaders’ such as the United States and Europe in shaping the reform of existing global governance institutions and the design of the new ones?
  • What can be a contribution by small states to global governance?


Gábor Iklódy‚ Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO Headquarters

Kurt Volker‚ Managing Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University

James Sherr‚ Senior Fellow, Chatham House

Christopher Coker‚ Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

Giles Merritt‚ Director of Security and Defence Agenda (SDA)

Ivan Vejvoda‚ Vice President for Programmes, German Marshall Fund of the United States‚ (Chair)