NATO-EU Roundtable to take place in Tallinn


The Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association (EATA) is pleased to announce the NATO-EU Roundtable in Estonia (Tallinn and Saka Cliff Hotel & Spa), on April 4-6. 2013.

The event will bring together about 60 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. The first day will feature lectures from experts and decision-makers in the field; the second and third day in Saka Cliff Hotel & Spa (, Ida-Virumaa will see the students themselves engage in discussions about the future well-being of the world.

Participants will be divided into four groups depending on their personal experience and choice in the application form.

Participants are expected to pay a participation fee of 30 Euros that will cover transportation during the event, meals, accommodation and materials. To participate, please fill the registration form on February 25 the latest. The preliminary program is below. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us at or +372 68 40 681.

Very respectfully,
Krista Mulenok
Secretary General
Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association
+372 684 06 81

NATO-EU Roundtable preliminary timetable:

Day 1, April 4 2013

9:30-10:00 Arrival and registration
10:00-10:15 Opening ceremony
10:15-11:30 Panel discussion: „The importance of international organisations to society“
11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-13:00 A North-South divide – the future of Europe?
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 The effectiveness of EU-NATO military co-operation
14:45-15:30 The opportunities for diplomacy in international relations
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:15 Departure from Tallinn to Saka Cliff Hotel & Spa
19:00 Dinner at Saka Cliff Hotel & Spa

Day 2, April 5 2013

09.30-10.00 Explanation of the rules of procedure
10:00-11:30 Council work I
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-14:00 Council work II
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:45 Council work III
16:45-17:15 Coffee break
17:15-18:30 Council work IV
– Finalisation of the results of council work
19:00-20:00 Dinner

Day 3, April 6 2013

09:30-11:00 Alternatives in security co-operation based on group work results
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Presentation of council work results
– Discussion on the future of the EU and NATO
– Development of NATO-Russia co-operation
– Changing the goals of international organisations
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 The co-operation of international organisations in a changing world
15:00-15:30 Conclusions
15:45 departure for Tallinn