Join the 2016 Security Jam

ISDP is a partner of the 2016 Security Jam. The Security Jam, organized by Friends of Europe, is a massive online brainstorm which from April 25-28 will gather thousands of experts on security, development and human rights from around the world. Participants can take part for 15 minutes or 77 hours on topics such as fighting terrorism and transnational criminal networks, how to gear our police and military forces towards 21st century conflicts, and how to build new global partnership to reflect a changed world. Watch this short video for more information.

Follow this link to register for the event.

The following high-level personalities and many more listed on will be online to share their perspective:

  • Carl Bildt, Friends of Europe trustee and former Swedish Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Wided Bouchamaoui, 2015 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and President of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA)
  • Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group
  • General Philip M. Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander US EUCOM
  • Élisabeth Guigou, President of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the French National Assembly
  • Peter Hultqvist, Swedish Minister of Defence
  • Marina Kaljurand, Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Joanne Liu, President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  • Didier Reynders, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs
  • Michael Roth, German Minister of State for Europe
  • Javier Solana, Friends of Europe trustee and former NATO Secretary General and EU High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Maria Zakharova, Spokesperson of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Leila Zerrougui, United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflicts
  • With the expected participation of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Stéphane Dion, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Jam’s results will feed into the EU’s new Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy and NATO Summit in Warsaw, and will be distributed to decision-makers globally.

The Jam is organised by Friends of Europe with IBM and is supported by the European External Action Service and U.S. EUCOM. Key partners already include the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), CIDOB – Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, the American Security Project (ASP), Eurasia Group, Turkey’s International Strategic Research Organization (USAK), the West African citizen’s think-tank WATHI (Senegal), the Afghan Analyst Network (AAN), India’s Gateway House, WIIS – Women in International Security Global and Brussels chapter, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP), the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI), the Igarapé Institute in Brazil and the UAE’s Hedayah.

You can follow the Jam on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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