EU Rendez-Vous: Transatlantic Symposium on the EU's Common Security and Defense Policy

The symposium "Transatlantic Partners in Global Security: The EU's Common Security & Defence Policy" takes place on Wednesday May 8, 2013 in Washington, DC, in partnership with the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Featuring keynote speaker Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, this transatlantic event brings together American and European crisis management policy-makers and experts - both military and civilian - for a day-long discussion of transatlantic cooperation on crisis management, in the context of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy.

The symposium starts 9.30am EAST / 3.30pm CET with the speech of HRVP Ashton and ends at 5pm EAST / 11pm CET.

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