The most active alumni association of the European Center for Security Studies George C. Marshall, is recognized as the organization of Romania has initiated, together with the Ministry of Environment and Forests and supported by “Carol I” - University Central Library / UCL, a unique conference with participation of foreign experts, on "Environmental Security."
At the event, held on 28.04.2011, in the auditorium of UCL, took part (inter) national security experts, diplomats, active and reserve military personnel, journalists and guests from abroad.
For starters held a speech Dr. Doru Frunzulica, Chairman, "George C. Marshall - Romania", Dr. Mireille Radoi, general manager UCL, U.S. emissaries and ambassadors of Germany and Mrs. Barbara Whiter, counselor at the Marshall Center.
The strength of this necessary scientific meeting was the Japanese Ambassador's speech in Bucharest, Natsuo Amemiya, focused on the consequences of the earthquake and tsunami on the area where it is located at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
A consistent intervention, on the correlation between security environment and national security professor was Dr. Vladimir Rojanschi, vice-rector of Bucharest Ecological University.
Both exposures are justified and generated many questions, reflecting audience interest for lessons learned from such natural disasters with an unprecedented impact on the environment and human communities in the area affected by natural disasters.
Interestingly, objective and with the latest information, comparative and enlightening, was the speech of the Minister of Environment and Forests, Laszlo Borbely, an official with positive results in attracting European funds intended to improve the security environment in Romania.
Timely, pragmatic, concrete answers to the perplexities of the participants, there were benefits of the conference from the Director General of Cernavoda Nuclear Power, Ionel Bucur, Ph.D. and Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Consulting in the fields, Ionut Purica, Ph.D., member of the European Nuclear Society and the World Energy Council.
With a separate data stream, regarding the international dimension of the security environment were presented at this conference, Colonel Laurent Currie, Swiss army officer, now an expert of the Marshall Center and Petros P. Petroff, Deputy Director of SECI.
The conference was a good opportunity to assess how the public and Romania pays attention to environmental security. A not inconsiderable challenge in the current decade.
PPTs from the conference for download: Click here for UCL photos.
- ppt Petroff;
- ppt Rojanschi;
- ppt Currit;
- ppt Borbely.