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8th annual NATO-EU Roundtable

Atlantic Forum is joining forces with EATA to promote the 2020 editon of the NATO-EU Roundtable.

The event will bring together more than 50 students who will discuss important topics related to the work and cooperation of NATO and the EU. The goal of the event is to increase the knowledge of young people in foreign and security policy and to discuss the working principles of NATO. Participants will be divided into four groups depending on their personal experience and choice in the application form.

The 8th annual “NATO-EU Roundtable 2020” which will take place from the 10th until the 12th of September 2020 in Tallinn at Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Hotel, in Saka Cliff Manor and in Narva Museum in Eastern Estonia.

The event is organised in cooperation with the NATO Headquarters, Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Estonian Ministry of Defence, Friedrich Ebert Foundation and German Atlantic Association.

In 2020, the roundtable will focus on the NATO-EU cooperation, particularly regarding cyber threats and defence, the Arctic and future warfare. The event will bring together around 100 young professionals and students who will have the possibility to discuss the challenges of NATO and the EU.

The first day will predominantly feature panel discussions from the experts and decision-makers in the field such as Mr. Urmas Paet (Member of the European Parliament), Mr. Sami Seppänen (CEO at Elisa Estonia), Col. Jaak Tarien (Director of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence of Excellence) and many orhers.

The second and third day in Saka Cliff Manor will see around 60 students themselves engage in group works, discussions and the North Atlantic Council (NAC) simulation. The overall aim of the event is to increase the knowledge of young people about NATO-EU cooperation. We are looking forward to active participation of young professionals and students (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level) in the field of defence and security and international relations.

EATA will cover accommodation expenses for the participants, transport between Tallinn-Saka Cliff Manor and Narva-Tallinn, as well as meals and materials during the event.

A contribution fee of €50 is expected from each participant towards the organisation of NATO-EU Roundtable 2020.

Please note that travel expenses to Estonia and back must be covered by each selected participant him /herself.

The registration form is open until 5th of February.

The Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association announces its announcements to the applicants on 16th of February.

The working language of the conference is English.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact info@eata.ee.

In order to participate, please fill in the registration form here by the 5th of February 2020!



10 Sep 2020 to 12 Sep 2020


Saka Cliff Manor, Tallinn, Estonia