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On 14 May – watch the ÜEKN Security Conference LIVE

During the Cold War, the Estonian World Council’s (EWC / ÜEKN) focus was to support the struggle for the freedom of Estonia and the other Baltic States. Now, their focus is on addressing present and emerging security risks in the Baltic Sea region. To increase awareness on this issue, EWC is hosting the Hybrid Conference “Security and Defense in the Baltic Sea Region” on 14 May 2024.

The conference will feature keynote speeches and panel discussions on various topics related to security and defense in the region. Keynote speakers include Douglas Hickey, US Ambassador to Finland, and Jessikka Aro, Finnish journalist and author.

Panel discussions will cover NATO’s role in Baltic Sea Region Security and civil preparedness and disinformation, with speakers from organizations such as NATO, the Swedish Defence University, and the Estonian Parliament. The conference aims to provide valuable insights and discussions on safeguarding freedom and security in the Baltic Sea region.

For more details and the full agenda, visit the Facebook event page or ÜEKN website.

DATE: 14 May 2024
TIME: starts at 13:00 (Estonian Time)
– 6:00 pm AWST
– 7:30 pm ACST
– 8:00 pm AEST
VENUE: Online – watch LIVE on Youtube →
MODERATOR: Reet Marten Sehr