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Senior Course 143 in the Auditorium attending the Indo-Pacific Seminar
04 Dec. 2023

Strategic Foresight and Policymaking: Insights from The Indo-Pacific Seminar at the NATO Defense College

The Indo-Pacific Seminar, held at the NATO Defense College from November 29 to December 1, offered a valuable opportunity to gain a strategic overview of key political, economic, and security-related issues in the region. The Seminar equips Course Members with crucial analyses of geopolitical tendencies; an in-depth look at the Chinese strategic agenda; and discussions on emerging security risks and their implications for NATO.

Event Calendar

  • Jan 15

    Senior Course  143  Study Project Presentations

  • Jan 26

    Senior Course  143  Graduation

  • Feb 5

    Senior Course  144  English Refresher Course (Optional)



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