NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander of Europe to give Gates lecture

  • May 19, 2010

Admiral James Stavridis will speak on 'NATO in the 21st Century: Partnerships for Peace and Security'.

Stavridis itemNATO’s Supreme Allied Commander of Europe and Commander of United States European Command is to give a Gates Distinguished Lecture this month. The lecture will be at 6pm on 31 May 2010 at the Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College.

Admiral James Stavridis will speak on ‘NATO in the 21st Century: Partnerships for Peace and Security’.

Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been active in Europe and in “out of area operations” including Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. Admiral Stavridis will also talk about the special relationship between the UK and the US.

Admiral Stavridis assumed duties as Commander of the United States European Command in June 2009 and as the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe in July 2009. Further biographical details are available here.

Will Eucker, organiser of the lecture, said “We are particularly pleased to host such a distinguished officer and statesman as our first military speaker in the series.”.

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