"The Parties to this Treaty reaffirm their faith in the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and their desire to live in peace with all peoples and all governments.They are determined to safeguard the freedom, common heritage and civilisation of their peoples, founded on the principles of democracy, individual liberty and the rule of law". (The North Atlantic Treaty, Washington D.C., 4 April 1949)
"Let us continue to stand united. In support of our shared values. And our shared security. We owe that to ourselves. To future generations". (NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the "NATO Talk around the Brandenburg Tor" Conference, 12 November 2018)

STAGE I: “70 years in seven topics”
The first stage consists of a coherent series of 7 academic seminars held in English and/or Romanian and designed to increase knowledge, awareness, and understanding of NATO. This stage is designed in the form of plenary meetings and the activities will range from general informative sessions to dialogues, question-answer sessions and clarifications between the experts and the participants.

Academic seminars schedule:
    • Putting the ”O” in NATO
      Date: 20.02.2019, 1430-1630
      Moderator: Isabela Dragomir
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • NATO as a Personal Experience. My Time as the JALLC Commander
      Date: 26.02.2019, 1600-1730
      Speaker: BG. (R) Mircea Mindrescu
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • NATO’s Culture and Values
      Date: 28.02.2019, 1600-1730
      Speaker: Eng. Valentin Lupu, PhD
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • A Feminine Face of NATO
      Date: 12.03.2019, 0930-1130
      Speaker: Alina Coca, Deputy Head of Media Operations, NATO PDD
      Venue: LFA Auditorium

    • The Promise of Alliance: the Enlargement Rounds
      Date: 14.03.2019, 1630-1800
      Moderator: Virgil Nistor
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • NATO in the 21st Century
      New Challenges and Concerns after the 2018 Summit
      Date: 19.03.2019, 1010-1145
      Speaker: LTG. John Thomson
      Venue: LFA Auditorium
      NATO and Multinational Initiatives on the Territory of Romania. Evolution, Role and Contribution to Promoting Transatlantic Cooperation, Peace, Stability and Security.
      Date: 19.03.2019, 1020-1135
      Speaker: MG. Daniel Petrescu
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • Romania and NATO: 15 years of Enduring Membership
      Date: 21.03.2019, 0930-1100
      Speaker: LTG. (R) Virgil Balaceanu
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA

    • NATO in the 21st Century. The Revolution in Military Affairs in the post-Cold War Period. NATO’s Transformation
      Date: 25.03.2019, 0930-1100
      Speaker: MG. Catalin Tomita-Tomescu
      Venue: "Cuza" Lecture Hall – LFA
      NATO summit before and after the Invasion of Crimea
      Data: 25.03.2019, 0930-1100
      Invitat: Gen.(r). Stefan Danila
      Locul desfasurarii: "Mihai Viteazu" Lecture Hall – LFA

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