..:: International Conference ::..

THE COMPLEX AND DYNAMIC NATURE OF THE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

“CAROL I“ NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY
Centre for Defence and Security Strategic Studies
Bucharest, Romania, November 27- 28, 2018

 

 

SECTIONS OF THE CONFERENCE

 

 

SECTION I

STATE AND NONSTATE ACTORS IN POWER RELATIONS

DESCRIPTION: geopolitical context; power relations; frozen conflicts; security organisations role in international relations; security organizations and their revival; failed states; tension, crises, conflicts; political transition management in different regions of the world; nuclear disarmament and the spectrum of proliferation; role and implications of the use of private security companies in the context of interstate conflicts; diaspora and its role as an actor in supporting regional and global changes; terrorism and violent, illegitimate actions..

 

SECTION II

SECURITY TRANSFORMATION

DESCRIPTION: constancy and change in the international security environment; vulnerabilities, risks, threats; new issues in peacekeeping and peacebuilding; human security; transcultural security (east-west and north-south relations); energy security; food security; global climate change and international security implications; the economic factor and reconfiguration of the world's economy; urban armed violence; migration, demographic factor.

 

SECTION III

EVOLUTIONS IN STRATEGIC THEORY AND PRACTICE

DESCRIPTION: strategic action; strategic interactions; strategic competition; alternative strategies; strategic models; strategic concepts; military strategic thinking, strategic culture, areas of strategic interest.

 

SECTION IV

ARMED FORCES AND SOCIETY. MODERNISATION OF MILITARY ORGANISATION

DESCRIPTION:military organization and society; civil-military relations and the change in the military system; the religious, ethnic and cultural factor; the attributions of the military profession; the history of military art; the relevance of military actions to the achievement of the national goals; dynamics of military organization transformation; combat power and its components; policy on development and sharing of military capabilities; military education; military career; armed forces reserve; military service on a voluntary basis.

 

SECTION V

THE ROMANIAN NATIONAL AND REGIONAL SECURITY - 100 YEARS FROM THE GREAT UNION

DESCRIPTON: The panel aims to address and debate the national and regional evolution from the perspective of historical events in the last hundred years and their impact on further developments. The objective is to identify possible evolution trends at international and regional level.