[9-10.06.2017] AIR - NATO Joint Conference: Threats, Resilience and Society - Volunteering Opportunity

posted 30 May 2017, 02:15 by Anca Dohotariu   [ updated 30 May 2017, 02:16 ]

Aspen Institute Romania and NATO's Public Diplomacy Division are currently accepting applications for volunteering at the high level international conference "Threats. Resilience. Society", co-organized by the Aspen Institute Romania in collaboration with NATO on topics of allied security. The conference will be held on June 9-10, in Bucharest.  

The joint purpose of the Aspen Institute Romania and NATO's Public Diplomacy Division is to address Romania's relevance in the region and its role as a contributor in a deepened dialogue on a set of complex issues. These include the evolving nature and scale of security and defense challenges faced by the North Atlantic Alliance, as well as the shifting security environment and threats covered by Article V. Key among those would be: the level of societal resilience in front of multiple asymmetrical threats; cyber defense; the ramifications of the Tailored Posture Presence (TFP); and the flank countries perspective on the developments on EU defense after Brexit.

Confirmed speakers include: H.E. Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, H.E. Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Geopolitical Futures, Charles P. Ries, Vice President, International at RAND Corporation.Please be advised that, if selected, you will also need to attend short informative sessions on the days prior to the event.

Work during the volunteering program would involve welcoming guests, assisting with organizing materials for the event, registration of onsite attendees, providing useful information to guests, tracking session participation, logistical support.

        - excellent command of English;
        - ability to perform well in a multicultural environment;
        - excellent time management skills;
        - previous experience in event and conference organizing.

To apply, please write in English to Ms. Elisabeta Dinu, at elisabeta.dinu@aspeninstitute.ro and attach a copy of your CV. 

The closing date for receiving applications is Wednesday, June 2.